Esplanade Presents



Baracuda Batucada (Singapore)

2 Apr 2023, Sun, 7pm & 8.30pm


(Intermission: None)

DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

This event is over.

Photo credit: @inevitablydope

One of Singapore’s most established Brazilian percussion ensembles make their return bigger and better than ever! Across two sets, this narrative-driven show will bring you on a journey through Baracuda Batucada’s evolution, performed by 18 generations’ worth of musicians.


The first set is filled with exhilarating fast-paced songs, alongside the group’s original repertoire and traditional Brazilian tunes, which they have never performed before. This will be followed up by the ensemble’s second set that is a bit more relaxed with a tighter groove, representing the new era of Baracuda Batucada. The ensemble aims to show their versatility, growing from merely technically-proficient musicians into all-rounded performers, showing off new moves that will be sure to get you dancing along!


Reinvigorate your senses with both old and new eras of the ensemble as they forge ahead towards a brighter future with energy and strength!


No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Language: English
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Artist Information

Baracuda Batucada


Having first started as a three-man band in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Baracuda Batucada has grown remarkably over the years, now standing with over 150 members.


Since 2004, the award-winning ensemble had rocked crowds of various calibre. From Orchard Road to the Istana and even Australia, Baracuda Batucada made its addictive percussion tunes heard far and wide.


With Brazilian drums and members with a myriad of musical backgrounds, this band is bound by their insatiable passion to produce original contemporary samba grooves that will surely surprise and entice you with their sensational rhythms!

Date & Time

2 Apr 2023, Sun


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

Become a member

Three membership cards depicting each membership tier, Discover, White and Black.

Great arts experiences begin with Esplanade&Me. Join this membership to enjoy ticket specials on shows at Esplanade, early bird specials, promotions at Esplanade Mall, unlimited access to Offstage and more.

Never miss a show again. Get on our mailing list.