Bloco Rebeldia is an Afro-Brazilian percussion group based in Cork. Bloco Rebeldia play rhythms from all over Brazil, however their main focus is on rhythms from the North East such as Maracatu, Coco de Roda, Afoxe & Samba-Reggae.
This type of music is played by an ensemble and they are always welcoming new members to learn, play and share the passion for these sounds. No previous musical experience necessary.
Bloco Rebeldia is currently led by Paulo Curioso Farinha, who also teaches Capoeira in Cork. They are under the tutalage of Tom Duffy, founder & leader of Rhythm Riot in Kilkenny and Maracatu Ilha Brilhante, Irelands only dedicated Maracatu Group.