The Samba Novo Band was Formed in 1986 by Percussionist Ron DeFrancesco. We are a well rehearsed group of dancers, drummers and musicians. We can provide solo Samba Dancers or anything up to our 30 piece Show (as seen at Radio City Music Hall). We are the only serious choice!
Please check us out carefully to know what you will be getting for your event. No agents here, I am the leader of The SAMBA NOVO Band and I pride myself on offering the very best Brazilian entertainment. I am proud to say we are now in our 30th year and going stronger then ever!
*You will never see staged photos, video or over dubbed music, everything we post is from live events! Samba Novo Dancers are from Brasil, South America and our Drummers from Brasil and South America, The real deal with the real feel, and sound!!
SAMBA NOVO (meaning: NEW SAMBA), is well known for the most authentic, show stopping performances! We simply provide the very best live Brazilian entertainment that exists this side of Rio de Janeiro!
SAMBA NOVO has a history of the biggest and most note worthy events in the country. Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, Gotham Hall, Tao, Soho House, Alvin Ailey, BAM, SOBs, and so many more!
Some of the many celebrities we have performed for, or with, include:
Mick Jagger, Lenny Kravitz, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Macy Grey, Sting , Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Cheap Trick , Duran Duran, Chaka Kahn, Tina Turner, Tom Jone, Diana Ross, Sergio Mendes, Robert Deniro, Julia Roberts, Bette Midler, Sidney Poitier, Kevin Costner and more!
Let SAMBA NOVO make your next event a truly memorable one!
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Recommended by 98% of couples
Lisa · Married on 06/15/2019
We have had them at our holiday parties and also at private (family) events. I can personally say that they exceeded our expectations. We received phone calls from our guest whom were also blown away with the show. Amazing experience!!!Sent on 12/11/2016
Thank you RON !!!
Angie · Married on 10/29/2016
Excellent band and dancers. Ron is very professional and flexible with all of the needs that I had for my event. I would use them again without any hesitation. Everybody loved them!Sent on 12/12/2016
jillian · Married on 10/03/2016
Amazing energy and great flexibility with client's event scheduling. A pleasure! Would definitely hire again.Sent on 12/12/2016