Ka Hale Hula O Pilialohaokalani O Hilo

Ka Hale Hula O Pilialohaokalani O Hilo is a traditional hālau hula established in 1988 by Kumu Hula Pilialoha Christiansen in Ventura County, California. In 2003, Kumu Pilialoha opened the Grass Valley hālau, which has participated in hula competitions in California, Washington, and Hawai’i. It performs regularly at local community events, such as the Nevada […]

Elijah Badua

Elijah Badua is a multi-instrumentalist, Producer and DJ trained in classical Turkish music, and represents a diverse pallette of music on the dance floor. A child of artists, his self-taught approach to music led him to some of the most unlikely and impressionable sources of sound. His passion for classical music was found in Istanbul, […]

Danza Mexica/ Tolteca/ Otomí

(Aztec Dancers) We are Macehualiztli, Mit’totiliztli (dancers of tradition) more modernly known as “Aztec Dancers’. Our dances are an extension of traditional Toltec/ Otomi cultures from the Northern part of central Mexico and the Mexica culture from Tenochtitlan in Central Mexico. Our traditional indigenous dances and songs have been in existence for melania. These dances […]

Bear Fox

I always loved music, and I realized later that I had a gift for songwriting around the age of 29. When I look back and think about it, I always had this beautiful gift, but I didn’t realize what I had. I remember when I was riding the bus to school I could hear music […]

Brightside Blue

“This love story has a soundtrack.”  Lindsay Bellows and Ananda Vaughan have found the perfect complements in each other: Lindsay is a soulful songbird, who soars and dives over the lush textures of Ananda’s musical landscapes. Equal parts groove and melody, their songs keep audiences delightfully engaged — tapping feet, singing along, and basking in […]

Izzi Tooinsky

Internationally Loved, Locally Tolerated Izzi Tooinsky, The King of Hotdogastan, is a unique vaudevillian entertainer who has been performing at fairs, festivals, schools, and museums since the dawn of time. The King of Hotdogastan is a juggler, clown, comedian, storyteller, and educator. He is the author of two books, creator of 7 storytelling CD’s, father of two wild […]

Honey Of The Heart

Justin Ancheta and Maren Metke have musical nectar flowing through their veins. The dynamic Grass Valley duo are the driving force behind a project that is even sweeter than it sounds. Honey of the Heart is an ambrosial mix of musical interpretations influenced by folk, soul, roots and world/flamenco styles. Built upon a repertoire of […]

Island Of Black And White

A fusion of rock, funk, blues, folk and reggae, IBW emerged from the foothills of El Dorado County in 2004…. As solid contributors to the local music scene in and around Sacramento for over a decade, Island of Black and White has established itself as a soulful, musical powerhouse. Having played for the heaving crowd […]

Meklit

Meklit is an Ethio-American vocalist, songwriter, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. Known for her electric stage presence, innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and her emotive live shows, Meklit has rocked stages from Addis Ababa (where she is a household name) to San Francisco (her beloved home-base), to NYC, London, […]

MaMuse

(“Ma” as in Mamma; “Muse” as in the one who inspires) Harmonic, Uplifting, Folk-Soul-Revival; A Musical Tune-Up for the Heart Wholeheartedly fed by the folk and gospel traditions, MaMuse (Sarah Nutting and Karisha Longaker) create uplifting music to inspire the world into thriving. Interweaving brilliant and haunting harmony with lyrics born of honed emotional intelligence, […]