Dance the night away with two incredible bands back to back with Tammi Brown joining in with BOTH bands.
Sat. Jan. 22 at 7:30pm
Anthony Arya is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter raised in Santa Cruz, California. In Fall 2018, at age 15, Anthony was on Season 15 of NBC's The Voice. Shortly after he released his debut album Going To California, and his songs are regularly played on roots radio station KPIG. Arya's music is rock with a touch of jazz and blues. Anthony has performed hundreds of shows around the Bay Area and folks say you're likely to walk away humming one of his tunes for days after a performance. In May 2020, Arya released his second original album, The Road which is currently receiving airplay nationwide.
Tammi Brown has performed with some of the most notable Music Industry Icons known to the world including renowned Music Producer, Quincy Jones, Stanley Jordan, Dr. Maya Angelou, Joan Baez, Spyro Gyra, and Eric Bibb to name a few.
Otis Coen local Santa Cruz musician and produced for over 50 years has opened for Les Dudec, Pat Travers, Buddy Miles, Red Hot Chilly Peppers, Lydia Pence & Cold Blood, Canned Heat, Robin Trower, and many others.
Mokili Wa fronted by virtuoso Elie Mabanza, a native of the Congo, is a new and blossoming fusion and world music ensemble. From the blissful grooves of Africa to the evocative harmony of fusion and jazz, this groundbreaking collective offers us an opportunity for deep connection and conversation in the spirit of hope and love. The sounds of Mokili Wa are truly unique and at the same time stirringly familiar as they remind us of our common humanity and ancestral roots. Their debut album “Are You Listening?”, released in April 2021, features moving vocal performances from the magnificent Tammi Brown and an uplifting message to nurture the soul.
Artist sites and sounds: www.anthonyarya.com and www.tammibrown.com and www.mokiliwa.com