BUY TICKETS Put on your dancing shoes and come to the Not So Gospel Dance Party at the Arcata Playhouse, Saturday, August 20 from 7 to 11pm! Three bands will play and a no host snack and drink bar will be available. Jenni & David and the Sweet Soul Band, FireSign and Asha Nan will play a mix of soul, funk, blues, rock, reggae and world dance music.
Tickets are available on line at AIGC.BrownPaperTickets.com or at the door. This dance is a benefit the work of the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir.
Jenni & David and the Sweet Soul Band create a fun, audience-engaging, dance party feeling wherever they play. Enjoy the outstanding vocals, soulful funk, and rhythmic blues grooves. The band consists of five seasoned musicians: Jenni Simpson (Vocals & Baritone Saxophone), David Childers (Guitars & Vocals), Julie Froblom (Saxophone & Vocals), Justin Hobart Brown (Bass Guitar), and Peter Krueger (Drums & Vocal). You can also see the JDSSD website.
FireSign plays an exciting mix of pop, folk and indie rock tunes that will get you up and dancing. FireSign members are Jim Hubbard (Guitar & Vocals), Tamara Hubbard (Vocals), Rich Kerns (Guitar), Trevor Enright (Drums), Bob Johnson (Bass), and Misha Schwarz (Keyboard).
Asha Nan makes you want to get up and dance! They pulse out a soulful blend of Brazilian, African, Reggae, Funk, and Hip-hop grooves. Band members include Mike Kimmel (Drums), Greg Stokes (Bass), Ju Drum Osadolo (Congas, Drums & Vocals), Michael Osadolo (Guitar & Vocals), Jeff Thomas (Vocals), and Yemaya Kimmel (Vocals, Percussion & French horn)