Music


Long Beach Blues Society

Long Beach Blues Society

The Long Beach Blues Society preserves and promotes all styles of blues music, a unique and important American art form, by educating the greater Long Beach Community about the history of the blues while uplifting audiences’ spirits, especially in underserved communities, and supporting artists, writers, broadcasters, and educators

Soul Oceans

Soul Oceans

Originally born in the former Soviet Union, Ilya Barannikov is a designer and artist currently residing in Long Beach, California. His vision is to bring the ethereal and tangible worlds together through art. For over 15 years, he has developed his skills in multiple disciplines, working in traditional processes as well as the experimental to […]

Dawgness

Dawgness

Vocalist/Producer from Long Beach, CA. Dawgness exists purely within the realm of the psychedelic and seeks only to strengthen your uncertainty.

KAIROS the DJ

KAIROS the DJ

Kai·ros (n): the right, critical, or opportune moment for decision or action Kairos is an event/performance DJ based in the Long Beach, SoCal area. She is a badass kawaii DJ that will mix anything cute, hard, funky, head bangin’, or booty bumpin’. She currently is into mixing citypop, future funk, disco, and future bass heavily […]

Tatiana Velazquez

Tatiana Velazquez

Local artist (@bakedpapaya) and musician (@asifui), Tatiana Velazquez started heavily attending to her creative urges the moment she moved to Long Beach in 2006. Experimenting with a wide array of mediums, she got into street art- wheat pasting collages and spray painting in 2012. Leaving arts around the world on her travels, Tatiana has also […]

Just Magic

Just Magic

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Julian “Just Magic” Montelongo believes that all art is magic. It’s an energy with the ability to manifest, transform, and communicate directly to people. JM dove headfirst into his exploration into the magic of painting in 2010, live painting monthly at at events across LA and beyond. He since […]

Auntie Kayte

Auntie Kayte

Award-winning singer/songwriter, Auntie Kayte, creates songs and stories that teach children to love and respect themselves, others and the world around them. She enchants children with a new spin on familiar characters, while fostering creativity, positive values, conscious citizenship, and the ability to think analytically and make good choices. Auntie Kayte provides tools that help […]

Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Paul is a freelance jazz guitarist and composer in the Long Beach and Los Angeles area. He specializes in accompanying vocalists and solo jazz guitar, but loves to explore genres such as neo-soul, folk, and blues.

Southern California Brass Consortium

Southern California Brass Consortium

Founded in 2013, the Southern California Brass Consortium (SCBC) grew out of the desire to form a large, professional brass ensemble that performs challenging, yet accessible music. There is nothing quite as exhilarating as the sound of brass and percussion. Our 26+ member group performs a wide range of compositions and styles, as well as […]

Jason Triefenbach

Jason Triefenbach

Jason prides himself on a polymathic creative output encompassing sculpture, collage, sound, live performance, self-publishing, curation, broadcast media and ministerial services Through room- sized mixed media assemblage, primal sonic compositions, political diatribe, and spiritual organizing, Triefenbach espouses a “Utopian Sensualist” platform and offers his life’s work as a clumsy, crooked invocation of the revolutionary potential […]

Along for the Ride

Along for the Ride

We believe in the power of music to enrich people’s lives and to facilitate diversity and community understanding and appreciation.