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Nathan Rivera and Jessie Andra Smith: A Jazzy Folk Fusion.

Discover the heart of creativity at Namba Performing Arts Space, where the vibrancy of the performing arts comes alive in our community! At NAMBA, we’re more than just a venue; we’re a dynamic space where artists and audiences connect through collaboration, rehearsal, education, and the magic of live performance. This April, immerse yourself in dance and acting classes, music workshops, open mics, improv comedy and an unforgettable lineup of artist performances, each a unique journey through sound, story, and soul.

April 6, 7 PM – Nathan Rivera and Jessie Andra Smith: A Jazzy Folk Fusion

Dive into the rich, jazzy folk melodies of Nathan Rivera and Jessie Andra Smith. This Temecula-based duo brings the unique resonance of guitars and accordion, blending male and female vocals in a captivating interplay. Accompanied by the talents of Trevor Mulvey on upright bass and Blake Armstrong on drums, their shows are a blend of original music, storytelling, and audience interaction, creating an unforgettable experience. From Mexico to France, their global journeys bring a wealth of stories and songs right to our stage.

April 18, 7 PM – Kray Van Kirk: A Tapestry of Song

Join Kray Van Kirk on a musical odyssey where folk Americana meets Celtic roots in a celebration of the Hero’s Quest that binds us all. With his precise baritone and fine finger-style guitar playing, Van Kirk’s performances are an exploration of identity, ability, and history. Transitioning from a promising career in science to the uncertain but rewarding path of music, Van Kirk has embraced his passion, sharing his journey through his latest live concert CD, acclaimed as “Album of the Month” by

April 28, 7 PM – Eli Cook: A Night of Unforgettable Music

Experience the raw, electrifying talent of Eli Cook, a virtuoso whose guitar work seamlessly spans blues and Hendrix-inspired rock. Raised in Virginia on a rich diet of blues and rock, Cook’s moody yet dynamic performances promise a night of musical intensity and emotional depth. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness a master at work, where each note promises to leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Doors open at 6:30 PM, with performances starting at 7 PM. Tickets are $20 and available for purchase at

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