Traditional bands gain the streets this weekend in Manaus

The revelry begins warm up on Friday (17) and will continue until Sunday (19), in several places in town.
16/02/2017 10h03 - Updated 16/02/2017 10h18
Photo: Ingrid Anne/Manauscult

Friday, 17, to sunday, 19, fifteen bands and street blocks will be carried out in different parts of the city. no Center, revelers will be divided between the bands of Jaraqui, Bica and Diffuser - already traditional in the city's Carnival. All these programs have the support of Manaus Prefecture, by notice, with sound, stage and lighting.

Anticipating the weekend, the fifth edition of Colonel Band starts the party from 12pm Friday, 17, Innocent in street Araújo, in the south.

no Saturday, Broadcast Band invades Eduardo Ribeiro Avenue, a partir das 16h. According Elieyde Menezes, responsible for the event, the theme this year is "Live you", a tribute to the radio listeners.

"There will be 9 am revelry. Attractions this year will be Pagoda Fruits, Banda Marrakesh, Battery Show the UK Freedom and Aparecida, Ambassadors and Junior and Band. Also will be broadcast live by the party Difusora AM and FM ", highlighted.

On Saturday, It happens to traditional band Bica, from 14h at Rua 10 July, in front of the Armando Bar and Band of Jaraqui, in José Paranaguá Street, next to the Police Square, in the historic city center, playing old consecrated marchinhas.

According to Paulo Onofre, responsible for Jaraqui Band, the public is formed by revelers traditionalists. "We are an unusual band, We started at lunchtime, by noon, and ended at 18h, so that families can participate in band. For us the important thing is not the amount of people, but the party quality. usually attend the 500 a 800 people", he explained.

On Sunday, 19, will be the turn of the Boulevard Band shake the city, a partir das 8h, in Alvaro Maia Avenue, Central South zone of the capital, then the Band Bhaixa of Hégua which starts at 12h, in Araújo Innocent Street, in the stretch between Manoel Urbano and the Boulevard Rio Negro, in Educandos neighborhood, South of Manaus.

The complete program with all bands and carnival blocks that have the support of Manaus City is available at link:

Carnival 2017 – Bands and street blocks
Programming – From 17 a 19/02

Band Baby
17/02, at 16h
Ajuricaba street, 180 – Village Silver

5ª Banda do Coronel
17/02, to 12 pm
Rua Araújo Innocent – students

Interactive Confraternity Band Necklaces
18/02, to 12 pm
Rua Alfredo, between the streets of Pico Water and Santa Luzia – St. Gerard

Banda da Bica
18/02, 14h
Street 10 July - Centre

Band Difusora
18/02, at 16h
Avenida Eduardo Ribeiro, corner with Jose Clemente Street – Center

7º Block Carnival The Powerful
18/02, to 18h
Rua São Pedro – Crespo

Banda do Jaraqui
18/02, at 10 am
Rua Jose Paranagua (next to the Police Square) – Center

Band of Tight
18/02, 17h
Itaetê street, between the streets 05 e 01 – Amazonino Mendes I, Mutirão

Band of Candinhas
18/02, at 16h
Uirapuru street – crowned III

Banda do Boulevard
19/02, at 16h
Boulevard Álvaro Maia – Center

Bnda Dr. Baksa The Héga
19/02, to 12 pm
Rua Araújo Innocent – students

Carnival block Red and Black
19/02, 14h
Of. Paranavai – Root

Block Friends of Victoria Regia
19/02, at 16h
Royal Victoria Street – Mauazinho

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