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Address: Rua Gregorio de Mattos, 22, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Phone Number: 71.3321.4154
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Description: Popular percussion band in Salvador with weekly concerts

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Oludum offers all sorts of classes. performances around town and such and has at least two locations (a storefront and the school). Naturally Michael Jackson blares from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Oludum offers all sorts of classes. performances around town and such and has at least two locations (a storefront and the school). Naturally Michael Jackson blares from the store. A standup replica of the late singer is featured in Pelhourino where the video was shot. Folks can have their pic taken for a small fee--but its just as easy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

As the title says. The drums are excellent and you can feel the vibrations through the floor! Atmosphere is great. Anyone can join in the dancing, it looks like Zumba going on!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Such a great vibe band atmosphere. You can't help but dance. Such talent and energy. Do this in Salvador.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Olodum drum performances are legendary. Although I did not get to see a live performance when I visited, I saw some recordings. We visited the Olodum drum academy and got an insight into the Olodum history. Fantastic music and wonderful story!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

As we were looking through Pelourinho and some delegates from Petrobras were having an Oldodum performance laid on for them. And boy did we enjoy it with then. Only seeing them play live can do them full justice. Just make it a part of your Salvador stay. Also, please buy your Olodum souvenirs from their school shop. Any other goods... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We came across this band by accident whilst walking through the square one day. Very good, hooked and even purchased their CD.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is one thing you must do in. Salvador. They are amazing. Such an energy. Different from anything you have seen. Surely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Only hearing the sound you can evaluate the emotion and tachycardia you will feel. They play all togheter with a rhythm and a tuning indescribable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Their music is amazing! They have a unique rhythms that are very catchy and unforgettable. I felt like I was part of the band!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just for the sake of that famous street, it is good only to visit once and quick glance only. And the best time to visit during day time and not to visit after 5 pm, in the evening alone.

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