Onye and the Messengers – AfroBeat Jam
Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT)
Free drum circle @ 6:00
Concert @ 7:30
Onye and The Messengers is a 7 piece Afro World Beat Dance Band! Led by renowned Nigerian percussionist and songwriter, Onye Onyemaechi, these amazingly diverse professional musicians play music that is a celebration of body and soul.
The sensational Horn Section of The Messengers includes Molly Johnson on Trombone, John Kadyk on Tenor Saxophone and Steel Pan, and Cricket Seagull on Flute, Baritone Sax and Tenor Saxophone. The dynamic Rhythm Section includes Troy Silveria on Keyboard, Jeremy Gorman on Guitar, Dr. Brian Lemesh on bass and Mark Escalera on Drum Set.
With an electrifying blend of influences ranging from Afro Beat, Reggae, Funk, Jazz and World Music, The Messengers can perform nationally and internationally for any entertainment events including festivals, corporate functions, universities, concerts and wineries.
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The Sunflower Center
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