Bomba Fried Rice is a diverse ensemble from people all around the world and the community of Davis. Recognized as a prominent local and unique music ensemble, they play Latin genres ranging from Salsa, Rock, Reggae, Spoken Word, Cumbia, Mambo, and Ska, merging cultures and styles of music. The band began in 2013 mainly composed of students, mostly immigrants and peoples of color, to promote art for the diverse Latin(x) community. They invite members from all over the world, bringing down cultural walls by the virtue of dance and feeding the local communities with music, activism, and joy. In, 2015 Bomba Fried Rice won a SAMMIE (Sacramento Music Award) for Best World Music Ensemble.
Awards and Recognitions
Winner of the Best World Music Ensamble in the Sacramento Area – Sammies Award 2015 (Sacramento News and Review)
Nominated for Best World Music Ensamble in the Sacramento Area – Sammies Award 2016 (Sacramento News and Review)