June 1 @ 7:00 pm
Climate Change is four stylistically different cutting edge musicians coming together to blend their creative influences into a musical harmony statement. Dennis Hastings is regarded as one of the Northwest’s most highly respected vocalist. His performances in Jazz, R&B, and Popular music place him at the pinnacle of the regions music community. Ariel Calabria is a highly talented multi-instrumentalist whose guitar work alone has left audiences in a state of disbelief. He is a veteran of Saxophone legend Bert Wilson’s Rebirth band. Tarik Bentlemsani is an award winning guitar wizard whose talents are in constant demand by others in the music community. Besides Climate Change, Tarik performs with The Brown Edition, Podunk Funk and vocalist Lizzy Boyer. Michael Olson is a percussionist from the legendary Obrador band, Ocho Pies and numerous Jazz and folkloric ensembles. For decades he has studied in and performed the music of Cuba, Haiti and Puerto Rico in both concert and dance settings.