SambaDá

While Brazilian natives Papiba Godinho and Dandha da Hora bring their profound knowledge and respect for the roots of Afro-brazilian song and dance, the entire band has developed a type of samba-reggae-funk with a universal appeal. SambaDá musically unites the Americas, drawing from percussion based styles of South and Central America, and blends it with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Fula Brothers

A high spirited meeting of veteran performers from West Africa and America, Fula Brothers weave West African hunters harp, fingerstyle guitar, drums, and vocals into an ecstatic groove based dialogue which the heart – and the feet – cannot resist. Master kamale ngoni player, Mamadou Sidibe, is from the Wassoulou Region of Mali, West Africa. […]

La Dame Blanche

With her explosive mix of hip hop, cumbia, dancehall and reggae, the Cuban singer, flautist and percussionist Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche delivers a powerful and compelling sound which summons the spirits. The smoke of an inaugural cigar prior to setting foot on set, a glass of rum left backstage, necklaces, white flowers, […]