Santa Mamba represents a new attitude in cross-cultural harmony.
With one foot in the Latin dance traditions of Spain, the Caribbean, and South America, and the other in classic American rock, Santa Mamba has created a sound like none other in today's industry. This multicultural collective achieves the rare balance of colorful, charismatic personalities, focused musicianship, and a commanding live show born out of the joy of playing. With infectious, memorable songs and kinetic, relentless rhythms, Santa Mamba is always sure to keep crowds from all walks of life happy and grooving!
Opener for Locos Por Juana, Nectar's - July 2014 (Burlington, VT). Opener for Los Amigos Invisibles, Paradise Rock Club - April 2013 (Boston, MA). Opener for Los Lobos, Sunset Music Series - July 2012, 2010 (Newport, RI).
Festivals: Soulfest 2014 (Miami, FL), Oktoberfest 2013 (Boston, MA), Greenfest 2013 (Boston, MA), Cooler in the Mountains Concert series 2015, 2014, 2013 (Killington, VT), Sailfest 2013 (New London. CT), Sabor Latin Fest 2013, 2012 (Bethlehem, PA), H2O Fest 2012 (Los Angeles, CA), Musikfest 2012 (Bethlehem, PA).
Awards/distinctions: Voted #12 in the Top 20 Home BRU'd Local Bands of All Time by 95.5 WBRU (2015). Nominated - Live Act of the Year, 2015 New England Music Awards. Nominated - Best in RI, 2014 New England Music Awards. On ballot for 55th annual Grammy Awards (2012): best Latin rock, urban, alternative album, Mother Culture. Best performance by pop duo or group, Mi Reyna, La Mentira. Best Male Vocalist, Gio Murillo, 2011 Motif Magazine (Providence, RI).