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Onye and the Messengers

World Music Band from Santa Rosa, CA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$1500 - $10000 per event
About the Band

Onye and the Messengers

The Onye and the Messengers are fabulous Afro World Beat Band! Under the inspiration renowned Nigerian percussionist and performer/author, Onye Onyemaechi, these amazingly diverse professional musicians collaborate, compose and play a music that is a celebration of body and soul.

The sensational Horn Section of The Messengers includes John Kadyk on Tenor Saxophone and Steel Pan, and Cricket Seagull on Flute, Baritone Sax and Tenor Saxophone. The dynamic Rhythm Section includes Joel Bennett on Keyboard, Gregg Dessen, Rhythms & Lead Guitar, Wendell Rand on bass and Mark Escalera on Drum Set.

With an electrifying blend of influences ranging from Afro Beat, Reggae, Funk and World Music, The Messengers can perform nationally and internationally for any entertainment events including festivals, corporate and private functions, universities, concerts and wineries.

Onye and the Messengers captivate crowds and move people's souls with their Afro-tribal beats and earth bound rhythms.
Dawn Bruchez(DJ Lilly)
World 90.5fm

Mind expanding! Onye and the Messengers embody music with truth and passion, with rhythms that heal and transform, making every performance a soulful and celebratory experience.
Michael Rothenberg, 100 Thousand Poets for Change


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2011
Jul
30
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2011
Mar
19
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2011
Mar
19
Private Event
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
ONE TRIBE
Onye and the Messengers
Wipe Off Your Tears
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Thursday Night
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Fear Not
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Lagos shuffle
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Rich Man Poor Man
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One Love
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Angel Dancing
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African Band
Concert Band
World Music Band
Proms
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Grand Openings
Please note Onye and the Messengers will also travel to Kenwood, Fulton, Cotati, Rohnert Park, Calistoga, Eldridge, Glen Ellen, Oakville, Rutherford, Deer Park, Camp Meeker, Penngrove, Saint Helena, Sebastopol, Windsor, Angwin, Graton, Petaluma, Forestville, Sonoma, Boyes Hot Springs, El Verano, Vineburg, Yountville, Duncans Mills, Healdsburg, Pope Valley, Bodega, Valley Ford, Guerneville.
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