2017 MuSICAL LINEUP

UPDATEd frequently

Jennifer Johns

Jennifer Johns is a siren, a call to worship, the horns before battle, your spirit’s amplifier. Vacillating between soul, hip hop, afro beat, dancehall, reggae, deep house and all rhythms in between, this sultry powerhouse produces sounds and experiences that are sure to stir your soul, inspire your mind and move your body. From Oakland to Oslo, Denver to Dusseldorf, Los Angeles to London, Kuala Lumpur to Kampala, Jennifer has rocked with some of the best in the business. She spent 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa creating a new album called AZANIA.

Sasha Rose - Acoustic

Sasha Rose is a multi-talented Canadian singer/songwriter, musician, DJ and producer. From age 16, she began an extensive professional solo-touring career, which took her through the U.S., Australia, Canada and Europe. She has performed as a member or guest of many acts including Freedom Tribe, Prezident Brown, Hamsa Lila, the Funginears, Shimshai, Tina Malia, Goddess Alchemy Project, Random Rab, Anasia, J. Boogie, Vibesquad, Mimosa, Eoto, Lynx, Janover, Everyone Orchestra and others. Sasha performs her acoustic shows on guitar, African djembe, and an eclectic fusion of vocal looping with simple electronic beats. Her original lyrics bring awareness and create a deep earth connection to her listeners.

Mikey Pauker

Mikey Pauker is a Folk/World artist who hails from Berkeley, California. His music stems from Hebrew, English and Sanskrit roots, and is often described as “Medicine Music.” His music been featured in TIME Magazine and has received radio play on KROQ. Mikey has shared the stage with: Matisyahu, Trevor Hall, MC Yogi, Mike Love, Ayla Nereo, Dirtwire and Tina Malia. Mikey is currently working on his new full length album for an expected release in 2017. Join Mikey Pauker as we conclude our time together at SoulPlay with a sacred "prayerformance" inviting us to tap into the juicy energetic field we have cultivated through our journey together. We will sing! We will dance! We will give thanks!

WEBSITE:    
http://mikeypauker.com

Nona Fender & the BEnders

Nona Fender & the Benders is a live music & movement class-act. It is sonically elevated by EEnor, a live rhythm section & electronic elements. The Benders raucous whimsy carries you high & low in waves of musical ecstasy, deep reflection, & down & dirty playful wildness. Eenor is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, & performer who's received enthusiastically around the world w/ Plainfield, Ali Akbar Khan, Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, Beats Antique & The Yard Dogs Road Show. The Benders will be weaving a magickal musical carpet for SoulPlay that everyone can roll around on each other as a preface to the ecstatic dance party. Playful movement will be suggestively led by Nona Fender to get things all refreshed after a long day of expansion and juiced up for a sweet night of deepening.

WEBSITE:    
http://www.eenor.com

Trevor Green

Spirited, deep, and thought provoking are just a few words to describe the artist known as Trevor Green. His music is something fresh and distinctly new, yet is deeply woven in the spiritual fabric of our ancient ancestors. With his honest delivery and ability to extricate the music from a deep place of truth, he leads his audience through vast landscapes of sound, weaving together a magnetic and spellbinding performance. Threading together sing-able and uplifting melodies, dynamic instrumentation, heart pounding rhythms and the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo, with his spontaneous improvisational ability, Green's performance has universal appeal that seems to come from the ground up.

Ryan Herr

Ryan Herr has been weaving his mix of live and electronic music for festivals, events, ecstatic dances, and retreats throughout the world for nearly 20 years. He has a diverse and dynamic background of musical genres and styles and has been creating music for yoga, dance, film and meditation throughout his career. He focuses much of his attention on the medicinal aspects of music and dance, and always incorporates a healthy dose of improvisation into his live sets.

GeOMetrae

GeOMetrae combines rich bass, psychadelic ambience, and spun from all over the world to induce the dancer into an ecstatic state. Somatic beats and other worldly textures help bring us all into an ascended state of being while also feeling the influence of crunked out beats and flowy melodies. All the music is infused with unconditional love and natural resonace, all produced in 432 hertz. GeOMetrae will take us on a 3 hour ecstatic dance journey laced with original productions, spanning across multiple genres and tempos. Following the classic "E-Dance wave" there will be all ranges of emotions and large releases of energy.

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Cavegreen

Cavegreen is the collaboration between Eleanor Murray and GianLuca Bucci, creating electro-pop original music that combines earthly drum and dance beats with light, dreamy melodies, a soundscape that is both grounded and ethereal. The songs sing about the profound human connectivity to the elements of nature, inspired by ancient philosophical traditions. Their new album, Vita Lucida, is one to dance with, dream beside, and ponder with. At SoulPlay we will be offering a performance of our live dance set, which includes extended and remixed versions of the songs from our new album, Vita Lucida, as well as live vocals and instrumentation by Eleanor Murray. Our set is intended for loosening up and dancing, for celebrating nature and the mysteries behind all of life.

WEBSITE:    
http://www.cavegreen.us/

El Dub

Lee "El Dub" Walsh: Lyric Extraordinaire, Musician, Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Vocalist, with a love of music to no end and an even bigger passion to share it El Dub is a one Man, Reggae, Funk, Hip Hop, Soul band with a high energy, and intricate "looping" style mixed with a positive uplifting message creating a laid back, "no worries", feel good type of vibe! El Dub will be playing all instruments live in real time for us, including, beat boxing, guitar, bass, keys and harmonizing vocals and loops them into layers that end up sounding like a full band with just one man! El Dub has been sharing his uplifting vibes and positive messages and making a name for himself while playing Nationally and Internationally throughout the US and Canada at places like SXSW, Vans Warped Tour, Spirit of Suwannee Music park, Phases of the Moon, and now for us at SoulPlay!

WEBSITE:    
http://www.eldubmusic.com/

Sasha Rose

Sasha Rose is a multi-talented Canadian singer/songwriter, musician, DJ and producer. From age 16, she began an extensive professional solo-touring career, which took her through the U.S., Australia, Canada and Europe. In her musical production, Sasha creates luscious soundscapes and thick bass lines bridged by her soulful, angelic voice and a variety of live instrumentation. Sasha will bring a unique hybridization of original production featuring her celestial vocals with carefully selected inspirational dance tracks from various artists. Her performances flow from world beat grooves to tribal rhythms to down tempo dance dub to ecstatic inspirational ascensions to higher realms.

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Mikey Pauker

Mikey Pauker is a Folk/World artist who hails from Berkeley, California. His music stems from Hebrew, English and Sanskrit roots, and is often described as “Medicine Music.” His music been featured in TIME Magazine and has received radio play on KROQ. Mikey has shared the stage with: Matisyahu, Trevor Hall, MC Yogi, Mike Love, Ayla Nereo, Dirtwire and Tina Malia. Mikey is currently working on his new full length album for an expected release in 2017. Join Mikey Pauker as we conclude our time together at SoulPlay with a sacred "prayerformance" inviting us to tap into the juicy energetic field we have cultivated through our journey together. We will sing! We will dance! We will give thanks!

WEBSITE:    
http://mikeypauker.com