Farnell's Othership Connection: Revitalizing Funk & Soul with a new twist, Farnell Newton & the Othership Connection has been stirring up a ton of noise on the NW music scene. Led by Trumpeter Farnell Newton, who currently tours with Jill Scott & Bootsy Collins, the Othership Connection brings a sound that blends the old with the new. They are gaining a reputation of funkin' up stages all night long.
JoyTribe: Fresh off of releasing their first EP with a successful Kickstarter Campaign, JoyTribe is on the rise as the NW's hottest Fusion band. Dubbed World Infused Funk, the music is a unique blend of Funk, Reggae, Latin, Rock and Soul. Led by Singer/Saxophonist, Chelsea Luker, in collaboration with Rick Bouvette on bass, Eric Hickey on guitar, Keith Abbott on drums, Gil Assayas on keys and Katie Presley on trumpet, JoyTribe is a passionate fusion of Pretenders inspired vocals meets Prince and Pink Floyd's psychedelic funk child.