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EnJOY LOCAL MUSIC ALL DAY & NIGHT
From the 80’s to soulful jazz, we’re serving up an eclectic mix of bands and performers to rock you during the Phx Vegan Food Fest. Don’t like hearing the same kind of music over and over? No? Neither do we. You’ve come to the right place.
Main Stage Performances
The Blood Family Feud Singers
11:00am – 12:30pm
The Blood Feud Family Singers play up-tempo down-hearted poetic-philosophic country-fried hostility for sentimental haters.
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Dynamic singers, songwriters, and entertainers — Haley + Spencer (76TH STREET) combine their voices to create a unique blend of indie/rock vocal harmonies. Driving pop beats, high energy rock elements and electronic soundscapes come together to accompany their voices and deliver their strong, distinct sound. www.76thstreet.net
Black Forest Society
2:30pm – 3:45pm
Black Forest Society is an all original trio consisting of William Schwab on guitars/vocals, Rachel Mari Kimber on cello/vocals, and Daniel Whipple on percussion. The music is best described as “World Vibe Music,” folk rock with Celtic hints, and whispers of the Far East.
4:15pm – 5:30pm
Whitherward is an Old English adverb that means “in which direction”. The word seems to invite an eternal question; it feels like the perfect fit for people that constantly seek to reinvent themselves in every aspect of their existence, always looking for the next impossible question to answer. There is forward; there is backward; and then there is Whitherward. www.whitherward.com
6:30pm – 7:45pm
Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Teneia is an award-winning international touring musician and songwriter, and has seven albums to her credit. Her work has been featured on HBO, Netflix as well as in several independent films. One of Teneia’s most prominent pieces, “Stand,” earned a placement in the HBO documentary Prom Night in Mississippi featuring Morgan Freeman. www.teneia.com
8:30pm – 10:00pm
In simplest terms, decker. is a singer/songwriter based in Sedona, Arizona. A more apt description, however, would be musical mystic. Decker’s music draws inspiration directly from the vortexes of the red rock mountains where he resides—an area so widely known for its healing energy that millions of spiritual travelers flock there every year in an attempt to harness its power. www.deckermusic.org
Acoustic Stage Performances
11:00am – 12:00pm
Lauren McKay is a local artist/actor/musician that’s performed with many theatre companies in the valley. Recent credits include Once, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Fun Home, Kinky Boots (The Phoenix Theatre Company), and Wonderland (Childsplay). In this set she will be combining her love of street music and theatre by performing her own acoustic twists on popular covers and Broadway show tunes. Just a girl and her sounds. Instagram: @laurenmmkay
12:15pm – 1:15pm
As a guitarist for over 50 years and a vegan for 28 years, I am honored and proud to once again play acoustic guitar at the Phoenix Vegan Food Festival. My music is family friendly as I have something for all generations. Along with my original tunes, I cover artists such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, John Prine, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Peter, Paul, and Mary, Pink Floyd, and Jim Croce. Let’s have a great time together and…GO VEGAN!
Jeff and Jessie
1:30pm – 2:30pm
We are a husband and wife acoustic duo originally from the Pacific Northwest. Music is what brought us together and continues to be a favorite shared pastime of ours. We like to label our style as singer/songwriters and take our songwriting influence from artists such as Fleetwood Mac, James Taylor and Joni Mitchell.
2:45pm – 4:00pm
Adam Smith, Southeast Kentucky born singer songwriters blends bluegrass, folk, and Celtic influences to create a unique sound all his own. Adam is currently on tour promoting his latest recording project “Found Feathers ii”
The Frequency Principle
4:15pm – 5:30pm
The Frequency Principle, originally a four-piece band that formed August 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. The TFP acoustic duo has proven quite marketable and continues under the same name with increasing success. Thom and Cherry play a variety of 80’s, 90’s and current alternative rock covers with a unique flair.
6:00 pm – 7:00pm
Shane Zen is a solo musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist that delivers an eclectic fusion of soulful & psychedelic folk music. Using his vocals, guitar and looper pedal, Shane creates a mesmerizing one-man-band psychedelic wall of sound. His mission:
to transport audiences into a state of Zen, using the healing & transformative power of music to elevate and enlighten.
7:30pm – 8:30pm
Sierra Rae’s musical style can most easily be called Soulful Jazzy Folk, presented with poetic lyrics and a soulful fluid voice, inspired most deeply by Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, and her folk music familial roots. While Sierra is most well known for her first instrument, Saxophone, folk and jazz guitar closely follow. She was trained in symphonic band, jazz, and then truly found her roots in jam bands.