Doors at 6:30 pm; Event at 7 pm
Tickets are $15
Benefit concert to support the US Virgin Islands Boxing Federation, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization geared towards the development of young people in the US Virgin Islands.
Come dance and sing out to the eclectic sounds of music that raises the human frequency to light and love, featuring:
Regina Wells Rashida Oji is a full-hearted singer whose voice and presence touches people deeply. She has been singing all of her life, from her youth leading Catholic folk masses to venues large and small around the USA. She has shared the stage with Linda Tillery, Carolyn Brandy, Edwina Lee Tyler, Santana, rhiannon, Bobby McFerrin, Melanie DeMore, Toshi Reagon and her own band Rashida Oji and Middle Passage – and Ojala’.
Michaelle Gorlitz has been playing drums and percussion since she was eight years old. After attending college in the Midwest, she moved to San Francisco in 1980 to continue her studies, which have led to exploration of Brazilian, Afro Cuban, Venezuelan, Peruvian and Middle Eastern rhythms (plus American idioms jazz, R & B & funk). She was a founding member of two renowned & long-term projects, the Blazing Redheads and Wild Mango. Both groups blended many different styles which showcased Michaelle's versatile percussive skills.
Charlene Gumbs of "Sistahs of the Drum", bassist Lillie Robinson, sound healer "Madhu Sahu" Anziani