Mikaela Kahn is an acclaimed singer-songwriter who soothes listeners with her clear, warm, resounding vocals. She writes soulful pop music and has been compared to artists like Sara Bareilles and JoJo. Her 2012 EP, Fall With You has won numerous awards including 1st place in the Pop category of the Indie International Songwriting Contest, and finalist in the International Acoustic Music Awards, Telluride Troubadour Contest, Mountain Stage NewSong Contest, and Kerrville New Folk Competition. She has performed with major artists like Ben Folds, Chrisette Michele, and Trey Songz and has song on over 30 studio albums.
Two Buck Chuck, a duo made up of brothers Ryan and Sean, focuses on tight vocal harmonies while the natural percussion of acoustic guitars provides the back rhythm. The duo was formed in 2003 after a dozen years of perfecting their craft with some of the top Northwest musicians and producers. Having quite the repertoire of music, Ryan and Sean perform anything from Boston to Neil Diamond.
Created in Seattle yet immersing you in sounds, songs, and rhythms from Brazil to Cuba. Playing with the traditions of Latin music but in a personal and modern style. Soulful and Rhythmic.
Maracujá is a group of musicians dedicated to playing the spectrum of Latin music in a way true to its roots and forms. From Brasil and its Street Sambas and gentle Bossa Novas to Cuba and its African rhythms of Son, Guajira, Mambo, and Bolero. ….and all places in between. Music for a moods or music to move to.
Maracujá can perform in intimate settings as a duo or trio or grow to a full band to play fiery Afro Cuban and Afro Brazilian rhythms to make a crowd swing and dance.
THE FIGGINS & HALBERT JAZZ GROUP will take any great song from the last 100 years, and transport you to a timeless era when ‘cool’ wasn’t contrived, and crooning was edgy. Danny Figgins, a UW School of Music grad who has performed world-wide and recorded for over twenty years, commands the group with his super-soulful vocals and lyrical piano work. Joshua Halbert, bass violinist, graduated from The Cornish School of Music has mastered his instrument, and studied and performed with many jazz greats.