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Elisa & the YesMen – Free Concert!
May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for an evening of original soul with world music influences. Elisa is reemerging with song medicine – new music intended to heal, unite and uplift us.
There is no charge to attend, however donations will be gratefully accepted to be shared among the musicians (suggested donation $20 per person): https://elisamusic.com/donate
Food Vendor: Payne’s Fried Chicken available at 6pm! $12 per plate & $1 beverages – cash only.
Band members Travis Knapp (keys/vocals), Jon Keefner (drums/vocals), Rusty Keeler (bass), Mark Karlsen (sax/flute) & Jamie Yaman (sax) take the music to soaring heights.
Elisa studied vocal performance & music ed at Ithaca College. She sang back several local bands including The Destination (2004 – 2007), Millionaires of Love, Kevin Kinsella’s Band and was a lead vocalist for Mutron Warriors and her original soul band Solstice. She made a guest appearance with Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at the State Theater in Ithaca NY.
Her 3 albums Red Sky, Soul of the Earth & Songs for the Circle are available on all streaming platforms.
The founder of Freeing Your Voice, Elisa teaches singing and meditation classes for groups: https://www.facebook.com/freeingyourvoice She is a co-lead facilitator of the Hidden Treasure Program at Light on the Hill Retreat Center, a course in healing and personal growth. This program unlocked her songwriting ability and continues to be a source of inspiration for many of her songs. She also officiates at ceremonies. Learn more about her offerings and Patreon community at https://www.elisamusic.com
This program is made possible in part with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County.