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UC Davis’s Samba School and Afro-Cuban Percussion Ensemble
Courtyard, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Modeled after the famous baterias of Rio de Janeiro’s renowned samba schools, the UC Davis Samba School performs high-energy music of Brazil’s Carnaval for audiences throughout Northern California. The group was formed in 2004 and has since become a vibrant force in campus life, performing at festivals, fundraisers and community events across the region. A contingent of 25 drummers muscle through traditional material taken from Rio’s major samba schools as well as original music created by the group.

Free, no tickets necessary

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA

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