Holocene and XRAY.FM present...
LOUDER THAN WORDS: A BENEFIT FOR DJ O.G. ONE
Saeeda Wright, Mike Phillips, Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection, Vursatyl, Mic Capes, Jon Belz, DJ Juggernaut, Hosted by StarChile
Sun May 7
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pmHolocene
$8.00 - $10.00
Tickets Available at the Door
This event is 21 and over
The commumity is coming together to actively join David "DJ O.G. One" Jackson in his fight against cancer and recovery from post surgical complications. A benefit event will be held at Holocene Portland featuring some of the many artists O.G. has built with and mentored throughout the years, great musicians and artists from right here in Portland.http://www.holocene.org/event/1469291/
Trumpeter Farnell Newton is one of the most versatile musicians & educators in the Northwest, playing straight ahead jazz, funk, Latin music, soul, hip hop, and more. In the last year, Newton toured with 3-time Grammy Winner & award winning Actress Jill Scott. Farnell has also performed with a who's who of world class artists including, Stevie Wonder, Bootsy Collins, Cee-Lo Green, Karl Denson, Lettuce, George Duke, Brian Blade, Eric Benet, Lalah Hathaway, Ron Isley, R. Kelly, Fantasia, Gladys Knight, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan, Najee, Will Downing, Earth, Wind and Fire and more!
Drummer extraordinaire Tyrone Hendrix is one of the more sought after drummers in the industry. He has appeared on national television with singer and Prince's New Power Generation band-mate Liv Warfield, on The Jimmy Fallon, and Arsenio Hall shows. Bassist Marquay Seamster is an in-demand bassist and well rounded musical director. He currently performs with Mike Phillips, Liv Warfield, Tim Snider and many other artists in the NW. Kyle Molitor began playing trombone at the age of 12. Currently Kyle is performing with the legendary Bootsy Collins, Doo Doo Funk All-Stars, and with the Rose City Horns. The Youngest member of the band, guitarist Agyel Ptah - Hotep Marshall brings a funkadelic rock edge to complete the band as a whole. You never know what he is going to do next while on the stage. Arietta Ward, the daughter of Legendary pianist, the late Janice Scroggins, has a diverse musical background and versatility that has allowed her to share the stage with great artists.
With their debut recording in the works, to be released on Ropeadope, 2017 is looking to be a funky year!
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