Richard Mekdeci (mek-dee-see) is an award-winning songwriter and musician and a 22 year veteran of the Nashville songwriting community. He has produced, written and recorded with such artists as Roseanne Cash, Kathy Mattea, Patty Loveless, and others.
A Note from the Artist: I discovered my passion for using creative outlets when I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2015 and was unable to work because I was in and out of hospitals so much. Being creative with my hands was the outlet I needed to process this life change.
Program FlyerHarbor's Edge_Gray 101
After studying with top drum circle facilitators (Arthur Hull, Jana Broder, Jim Donovan, Christine Stevenson) he started Drum Your Dream. He facilitates rhythm-based events and celebrates the human spirit through rhythm with people from all walks of life. No experience necessary, just the desire to HAVE FUN! You can register here at "55 & Better" Programs (cityofchesapeake.net)
Program Flyer HE_Seguso Oct
I will sing original music and covers while engaging the crowd through singalong and songwriting workshops.
Entertainment professional Charlie O’Dowd spent 40 years in varied artistic pursuits – as a jazz singer, audio book narrator, commercial voice talent, filmmaker and stage actor. He was primarily a filmmaker with 35 years working on Hollywood films and TV shows.
Ciara Alexander is a contemporary-ambient soul singer/musician with an electric approach to live performing and producing. With hopes to make an impact through music, Ciara is known for creating memorable experiences; often accompanied by her band Remedy.
MUSIC USING variety of different types of harmonicas. JAZZ, BIG BAND, Show tunes, polkas and other types of music. Can do solo act or I have a harmonica quartet.
Program Flyer HE_Stowe Oct
Bonney has been teaching yoga, meditation and mindfulness around the Hampton Roads area. Kam returned to Indoda Entsha and taught himself how to drum comfortably from his wheelchair, using this form of creative expression as a healing mechanism.
Zach Bridges and Malikah Harris perform soul, gospel, R&B and hits from the 60's to get participants singing, moving and grooving to popular music from a bygone era. This duo is amazing together!