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New Music Series Brings Caribbean Sounds to Escondido- July 5

Upstream Performs at Hidden City Sounds Music Series

Escondido CA—Join us at the Center for our new summer series: Hidden City Sounds which fills the Lyric Court with music every Friday from June 7th to October 4th!

On Friday, July 5th, Caribbean band, Upstream  performs starting at 7pm.

Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through their exhilarating Caribbean Music, namely, Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Steel Drum Music, for quite some time now. Through the years they have mesmerized audiences throughout the world and brought ultimate enjoyment to all.  With a multi-talented line up of some of the most experienced and enlightened musicians in their camp, they continue to spread joy to an unsuspecting public.

Bandleader and Lead Singer/Guitarist “Haile Blackman” is originally from The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago and the Son of the Legendary Creator of Soca Music, the late Ras Shorty I.

The band boasts a very seasoned and celebrated line up: “Derek Brewstafari” Steel Drum Extraordinaire is also a Trinidad and Tobago native and will tug at your heartstrings with his melodic Steel Drum tones.

John McKnight (Bass, Trombone, Keyboards, Guitar, & Background Vocals) Marlon Alegria (Keys & Background Vocals) and Mark Spiller (Drums & Background Vocals) complete the stellar crew.

Get more information about her performance here: http://artcenter.org/event/hidden-city-sounds-upstream/

Enjoy a different genre of live music each week along with DJ’s, food trucks, inflatables, and a cash bar.

Hidden City Sounds music series is generously sponsored by Frontwave Credit Union and White Board Risk and Insurance Solutions.