Doors open: 5 pm
Event begins: 6 pm
The Vegan Carnivores are a newly established Latin Ensemble composed of international artists from all around the world. They bring several decades of combined musical experience to the stage. From Iran, on guitar Mehdi Farjami, former guitarist of Toque Libre and Seda. From Spain, on vocals is Pepe Raphael, former Pink Martini’s vocalist and leader of Pepe & The Bottle Blondes. From Cuba, on guitar and backup vocals is Dashel Ruiz. The Vegan Carnivores' musical arrangements are delivered in an upbeat and tasteful fashion suitable for all types of venues, either in concert form or for the dance floor enthusiasts. Their repertoire includes classic and contemporary arrangements of Latin music amongst a selection of boleros, cha-cha, salsa, Latin rumba, flamenco, tango, and Afro-Cuban music.
This benefit music series will feature Portland's top Soul, Latin & Jazz bands.
During the shows, we will spotlight positive tangible commentary from community activists, select nonprofits, and social equality advocates sharing ideas and strategies to unite our divided country.Elevate Unity Benefit Music Series
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Seating is limited due to the city and state restrictions. Reservations are suggested in order to ensure entry.
For those unfamiliar with Botanist
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Donations - $15
required 2 drink minimum (cocktails, beer, wine, N/A)
Jazz Society of Oregon, Ethos Music Center, Black United Fund, Legacy Mentor & Friends of NoiseSponsors:
KMHD Radio, Music Millennium