On Friday, June 19, The Free and Equal Elections Foundation (a non-profit) will sponsor a special Facebook Live event called United We Stand Sessions: A Concert & Conversation with Drew Daniels and Trill Remi LeBeau. The online presentation runs 1-3 p.m. and can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/freeandequal/.
In an attempt to align our hearts and heads in these trying times, Big Island singer-songwriters Drew Daniels and Trill LeBeau will discuss police brutality, Black Lives Matter, COVID-19, and how we can collectively navigate forward. They will also be sharing some of their songs that fit the theme of the conversation.
Viewers can comment, ask questions, and make requests via the Facebook link. This Friday’s event will take place at the Palace Theatre in Hilo, which currently remains closed to the public.
About the Artists
Drew Daniels, former frontman of reggae rockers Tsunami Rising, delivers a distinct take on the singer/songwriter vibe. His punky folk songs explore politics and consciousness while remaining healthily grounded in the human experience.
Speaking on the full spectrum of emotions, his honest songwriting and poetic lyrics tastefully stimulate both the head and heart.
After losing his home to the 2018 Kilauea eruption on Hawai’i Island, Drew’s single, “Our New Life,” reignited a musical journey that has him embracing his passion in stride with life’s order.
Trill Remi LeBeau, the Founder, Frontman & Songwriter of Cosmic Serenity, Primarily home-based out of Hawaii with roots by way of the swamps of New Orleans, Texas, Colorado, and Minnesota.
A traveling storyteller that not only speaks on his own life experiences and philosophies, but he’s also known as an enigmatic channeler who is heavily influenced by his ancestral ties and spiritual beliefs. LeBeau has this innate ability to navigate and involving his audience be it the masses the Many or the Few. Each show tends to have its has own unique realm of involvement to them which keeps the tribe fully present and engaged on and off the stage.
Photo credit: Steve Roby and David Carbon