Indigenous Fusion Music
w/Mignon Geli (flutist) & Mountain Lion Padilla (percussionist)
Mignon Geli is a native San Franciscan (Mestiza: Waray, Llongo, Spanish) currently living in the Sierra Foothills on Nisenan land. She plays traditional and contemporary music on Native-style flutes and drums. She is a volunteer radio broadcaster on KFOK Community Radio, one of the organizers of the Global Indigenous People’s Village at California WorldFest, a traveling muscian with the Buffalo Field Campaign, a member of the El Dorado County Indian Council, Inc., and is on the planning committee of Alcatraz Indians of All Tribes.
Mountain Lion Padilla is a percussionist, writer, and legislative advocate. He lives in Sacramento California.
New Zone Gallery, 110 E 11th Ave, Eugene, OR
Classical music with Ricardo Cárdenas
Ricardo Cárdenas is a Eugene-based, classically trained guitarist and composer from Chile. Cárdenas has performed with legendary Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo and recorded with Steve Perry (Cherry Poppin’ Daddies). Ricardo has written music for the play Ardiente Paciencia, premiered by Portland’s Miracle Theatre Group, and for the Gabriela Martinez documentary film “Keep Your Eye on Guatemala”. Ricardo Cárdenas is actively performing throughout the Northwest, as well as teaching and composing music.