CANCELLED: Farnell Newton Quintet 

Broadcast LIVE from Portland Metro Arts – Sunday, August 22 – 7:00 p.m.
Ryan Meagher: AftEarth

Farnell Newton Quintet

Sunday, August 22, 7:00 p.m.
Note: Farnell Newton Quintet concert has been cancelled by the artist as a precaution related to COVID-19.

Farnell Newton performs music off “Rippin’ & Runnin'” his second leader album for Posi-Tone Records.

Farnell Newton is one of the most versatile musicians and educators in the Pacific Northwest, playing straight ahead jazz, smooth jazz, Latin music, soul, hip hop, funk and more. When he is not working as marketing coordinator at Marmoset, trumpeter for Portland Cello Project, creator of Funklandia, producer and trumpeter #LofiJazzSoul (Lo-fi Hip-Hip), and jazz trumpeter at Posi-tone Records, he is touring, recording, and sharing the stage with Skerik, Lettuce, Slightly Stoopid, Karl Denson, Galactic, Nigel Hall, sax man Mike Phillips, the Doo Doo Funk All-Stars, and many more. In the last few years, Farnell has been touring with three-time Grammy winning singer/songwriter Jill Scott and with the Legendary rhinestone rock-star bassist Bootsy Collins. In previous years, Farnell has performed with musical artists including Lalah Hathaway, Ron Isley, R. Kelly, Cee Lo Green, Fantasia, Gladys Knight, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan, Najee, Will Downing, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind and Fire and many more.

Lineup: Farnell Newton, trumpet and compositions; Kyle Molitor, trombone; Ryan Meagher, guitar; George Colligan, organ; Andres Moreno, drums

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Festival '21 Schedule

Friday 8/20
Festival '21 Film Night – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 8/21
Ryan Meagher: AftEarth – 4:00 p.m.
Call + Response – 5:30 p.m.
Rebecca Sanborn – 7:00 p.m.
After Hours at The 1905 – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 8/22
George Colligan: Fredson the Jeffy – 4:00 p.m.
Call + Response – 5:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Joe Manis Trio – 7:00 p.m.
After Hours at The 1905 – 9:00 p.m.


Farnell Newton – trumpet and compositions
Kyle Molitor – trombone
Ryan Meagher – guitar
George Colligan – organ
Andres Moreno – drums

Watch Festival '21!

Official Screening Locations:
East Glisan Pizza Lounge
Threshold Brewing & Blending
Tinker Tavern
The 1905

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