On the Tapestry Stage
Kaleidoscope's main stage features a variety of world music for your listening pleasure. Choose one of our colorful Adirondack chairs, sit back, and relax to beautiful music!
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Hawaii's Na Hoku Hanohano award winner, Troy Fernandez, whose lightning fast picking and innovative style were instrumental in generating the ukulele renaissance of the early 90s, is one of Hawaii's most influential "voices" in contemporary island music.
11:30 - 12:30 PM
Singer, songwriter, artist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, painter and polyglot Emayla, also known as Emanuela Bellezza, was born and raised in Italy and is currently based in Los Angeles, CA. She has performed all over the world and has been featured in many TV shows in networks such as Univision, MTV Très, Telemundo, CNN Español, among others. In 2012 She also had the opportunity to sing in duet with Latin star singer Franco De Vita at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angles, CA as well as being the opening act for Italian star Jovanotti.
1:00 - 2:15 PM
For over twenty five years, The Fenians have delivered their potent mix of traditional Irish folk and good old rock n roll all across the USA and Ireland. With an ever expanding set of original creations, as well as contemporary and traditional tunes plucked from the panoply of the genre, these five lads put on a live show that is second to none. Their foundation is decidedly Celtic, but there is no mistaking the complimentary influences of Rock, Folk, Bluegrass, Jazz, and World music.
2:45 - 4:00 PM
Viva las MUJERES! Las Chikas is comprised of some of the most talented female musicians in the Southland. Salsa never looked so good in the City of Angels, a melting pot of cultures and ethnicity come together to give birth to a multicultural female band that sets the stage on fire! Starting from humble beginnings in restaurants and clubs, Las Chikas have impressed and captivated audiences throughout California, including the San Jose Jazz Festival, LACMA/ Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, WeHo Summer Sounds, Dodgers and Angels Stadiums and several casinos, theaters & community events.
4:30 - 6:00 PM
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 around the world and brought ultimate enjoyment to all. With a multitalented line up of some of the most experienced and enlightened musicians in their camp, they continue to spread joy to an unsuspecting public.
On the Mosaic Stage
The Mosaic Stage showcases local musicians and vocalists. Choose one of our colorful Adirondack chairs, sit back, and relax to beautiful music!
Living for 8 months in Beijing studying while performing theater deeply impacted and enhanced the passion of living Sean Hill wishes to share with the world. His artistry embraces all while reminding us why we are beautifully fun beings regardless of what we go through or what we confront inside or out. As a SAG actor, poet or human being he wholeheartedly promotes the Emblem 3 youth movement: Team Inspire, his first open mic of a home: Soapbox Sessions, Doctors without Borders, National Animal Rights Day, BuildOn, Chris Beat Cancer, & the UN Women’s Dept. Greater Los Angeles Chapter.
Futa Toro West African Dance Ensemble
A Futa Toro performance is a celebration of color, sound, movement and spirit. It is a vibrant, handclapping event that transports the audience to a distant West Africa village. The instruments used in the performance include a djunjun (jun jun), or bass drum; two djimbe (gem bay) drums which play the accompaniment patterns and lead parts; and a shekere (shay ker ay), a gourd rattle covered with a netting of beads.
Korean Classical Music and Dance Company
An intricate, stylized fan dance in the finest tradition of the Korean court and a thrilling drum dance featuring unison drumming on suspended drums are just two of the offerings that grace the rich and varied repertoire of this exquisitely costumed ensemble. Under the artistic direction of Don Kim, Korean Classical Music & Dance Company performs the ceremonial and social dances that are an integral part of Korean culture. This splendidly costumed ensemble boasts a rich and varied repertoire of exciting dances that are presented with the grace and elegance characteristic of this ancient traditional dance form.
Craig Woodson's World Orchestra
Inspired by children's ideas around the world, he has created more than 250 easy-to-make musical instruments from simple materials that reflect the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. In his fun-filled educational performances, Dr. Woodson explores the origin, science and playing techniques of twelve homemade musical instruments.
Over one hundred million people have seen TAIKOPROJECT through their televised appearances on the Academy Awards, the Grammys, The Voice, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel, and in music videos for Sean Paul and rock band 30 Seconds to Mars. They also tour regularly across the U.S. and have performed throughout Europe, Asia, South and Central America. Utilizing authentic instruments hand-crafted in Japan, the performers weave traditional and modern forms of taiko together and share elements of their Japanese and Japanese-American culture.
INCA, The Peruvian Ensemble
INCA offers a wonderful and colorful array of music and dances from Peru and the Andean region. Their performance includes music and dances from the native Incas (Andean style), from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas (Criollo style) and the Black people from the villages south of Lima (Afro-Peruvian style). The instrumentation, unique to these areas, woodwinds, strings, percussion and vocals are all featured during the show.