Enjoy Erick Fisher & Friends in Concert at Box Factory for the Arts November 8th featuring Sankofa, Kecia Deroly & Sarah Giramia. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door.
Erick Fisher, a native of Benton Harbor Michigan, has been playing the saxophone for over 20 years. Erick, who is a self-taught saxophonist, started perfecting his sound while playing in local venues, churches, and at weddings. He has since then received multiple invitations and has performed in some of the most popular events in Southwest Michigan and the midwest. With his humble spirit and friendly personality, he became locally known as “the artist who could shift the atmosphere”. With his unique ear for music, and ability to blend Gospel, Jazz, and R&B, he creates divinely inspired music that has a smooth sound and relaxes the soul.
Erick Fisher & Friends includes some very special friends indeed! Erick will be joined by Sankofa! Sankofa an eclectic soul band, whose members are passionate about creating and performing good music! Their motto is “Reclaiming The Past For A Better Future!” In addition to Erick Fisher, this high energy ensemble includes Beth Haire-Lewis, Steve Parker, Audrey S. Peeples, Tamika Seawood, Falconetti Petty and Anthony Alexander.
Also joining Erick Fisher & Friends for the evening is the fabulous Kecia Deroly! Kecia is a theater veteran and world traveled concert performer. Some of her major accomplishments include The Yoke, A Christmas Carol, Fiddler on the Roof, A Chorus Line, A Christmas Story, State Fair, AIDA, Dreamgirls, Cinderella and The Lion King on Broadway. She performed two concert series at Carnegie Hall under the direction of the esteemed Tony Regina. She has been performing with several bands all over the world since the age of 14, lending her voice to several of NYC’s iconic performance stages, including The Iguana Lounge, Don’t Tell Mama Cabaret, Jelsomino, Lee Bergman Theater, TOSHI’s Living Room, and URBO ‘Lights Out On Broadway’ to name a few.
Kecia is also known for her many solo concert performances throughout the United States including “Broadway Past and Present” (a one woman tribute to Broadway) and “Make Them Laugh, Make Them Cry, Bring Them Hope” (a tribute to female performers who have paved the way for other female artists). She performed as backup singer to Brandy Norwood during her world tour in 2012, as well as performing private events for Queen Latifah, Idina Menzel, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Jim Carrey, and B.B. King. She’s finished a three-year contract as a soloist and show band performer traveling the world on several Carnival and Norwegian cruise ships. Kecia moved from New York City to Michigan in the past year and is excited to make her mark.
Sarah Giramia will also be performing with Erick. Sarah is a singer songwriter who is currently a student at WMU pursuing a degree in education. Sarah is a lover of all types of music who plays a combination of acoustic alternative sounds with elements of R&B.
This will be a night to remember! Do not miss!