michael franti and spearhead, the wailers and supaman
Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Wailers and Supaman
When: September 30, 2017
Time: 5:00pm Doors open at: 4:00pm
Where: Kit Carson Park, Taos, New Mexico
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Michael Franti is a musician, filmmaker, and humanitarian who is recognized as a pioneering force in the music industry. “I make music because I believe it can change people’s lives and make a difference in the world,” enthuses Franti. “Music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose.” Franti is known for his authentic, uplifting music and has found global success with multi-platinum songs like “Say Hey (I Love You),” the chart-breaking 2010 release from the album The Sound of Sunshine. Read more.
The Wailers Band put reggae on the map. More so than any other set of musicians on the planet, The Wailers Band brought reggae to the attention of the world outside of Jamaica. Through the concerted musical support they supplied during the 1970s, The Wailers Band helped elevate Bob Marley to achieve the status of the first “Third World Superstar,” and in the process, brought the reggae of their native Jamaica to audiences on every continent.
As a member of the Apsáalooke Nation, Supaman makes his home on the Crow reservation in Montana. The name “Supaman” hardly describes the person who is Christian Takes Gun Parrish, a humble Native American dancer and hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering youth and educating listeners with a message of hope through culture and music. Read more.