This will be an HEAVY evening of ROCK, SOUL, FUNK and HOUSE music.
“Nadir is the bridge between classic and contemporary R&B….He is a crucial link in the chain of great Detroit soul men.” – Don Was, President, Blue Note Records, Grammy Winning Producer of The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Bonnie Raitt and more.
“This Southern-bred singer-songwriter and his stalwart band play with an aplomb that could raise the corpses of Marley and Hendrix. No $h!t… To label them simply neo-soul would be downright reductive.” – Metro Times (Detroit, Michigan)
A fifteen-time Detroit Music Award winner, Nadir Omowale’s music reaches across genres and political aisles – sometimes with a gentle, outstretched hand, and occasionally with a clenched fist – always challenging listeners with a funk inspired, Motor City sound that is as relevant today, as Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong were in the sixties and seventies.
Inohs Sivad has made music that has been called “transformative”. Her band, IS Evolution, creates music that blends genres, crosses cultures, and meshes melodies. Together, they’ve fused their individual musical influences to develop an exciting and original a heavy metal/soul hybrid that is like nothing you’ve ever heard.
Musician, DJ, producer, orchestral arranger/conductor– each of these words describe Pirahnahead. If you listen to any of Pirahnahead’s productions, he is usually the band. He has played guitar and toured with groups like Les Nubians, Charm Farm, Los Hermanos and various incarnations of the P-Funk All-Stars, like Enemy Squad, Bernie Worrell and the Woo-Warriors, Amp Fiddler, and Bad Brains. As a DJ, he has became a sought-after resident at various nightclubs and parties in Detroit, and has played at some of the top festivals and clubs worldwide.