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Popular percussion band in Salvador with weekly concerts
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Rua das Laranjeiras 30, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-230, Brazil
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

while I didn't buy anything its a great place to learn about the drummers and the MJ connection. The stuff was a little over priced but still nice if you really wanted it. Mostly shirts and pull overs.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

They had 2 shops and I was pleased to buy a Cd for just 15 reals. Tuesday night seems the night they play around 7PM. Remember that other music schools also play but you can tell Olodum apart from the colours. Oh and they were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

I ran into them rehearsing in a square while walking around the old city. What a fantastic, energetic group of drummers ! The Tuesday night tradition of street drumming is a unique experience - don't miss it.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2016

I played Michael Jackson's "They don't really care about us" video countless times before, and since our visit to Salvador. We saw the drummers troupes several times around town. A high point of our visit was me booking a percussion class for the 5 of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed January 18, 2016

Olodum is present throughout Salvador/Pelourinho, with even a shop at the airport. Here in the old city is their main location, a drumming school and performance venue. They often march around the neighborhood performing, and if you hear what is obviously a loud drum group...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

The fish stew & the other dishes were lovely, service good & right in the midst of things, so you don't miss anything. This place was recommended to us & didn't disappoint.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed September 13, 2015

the drums are wonderful, the music is awesome, the dancers are exquisite but the place... it is scary if you are by yourself. (woman solo traveller)

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank MariaFernandaAndrade
Reviewed July 2, 2015

You need to be audio-proof to appreciate this magic sound of brasilian afro. Entry fee is salted buth worth the value.

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Godofredos
Reviewed June 30, 2015

famoud drumming group that recorded with Paul Simon Rhythm of the Saints CD with Michael Jackson they don't care about us

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank africanmatrix
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....More

Date of experience: March 2015
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They play all over the pelourinho narrow streets at historic center
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