Mikuak Rai performs along side Kelly Love Jones, Monica McIntyre, and Michael Ward for the 11th Annual "Holiday on the Boulevard."
Mikuak Rai (of 4 Directions) opens for Jason Mraz, and shares the stage with Gina Rene, Dar Shania & Gagnez. Leaders Causing Leaders!
An excise in CREATIVE FREEDOM and ACTUALIZING LOVE ***
*** THE MOVEMENT *** Live band, Creative Freedom, Featured Performances, All ages welcome...
Mikuak Rai & special guests will share an evening of "high resonance" / other-world-soul.
Label: BEarth Tones Music/WorldBridge Media
Bio: With a distinctive sound that stands on its own, soul-singer/songwriter Mikuak Rai could not have arrived at a better time. Taking an honest and sincere approach to his writing and musical expression, listeners get to experience the kind of transformation in consciousness and awareness that his ...See Full Bio
“...Rai, the former frontman for D.C.-based soul band Moya has ventured out on his own to create a stripped-down, calming album that features just a piano and his rich, deep voice. According to Rai, his varied West African, Ojibwe and English heritage has greatly influenced his music. "I've done all styles of music and my multi-ethnicity has really allowed me to tap into those angles," he says. "It's allowed me to express myself differently." In a time when heavy album production is as common in the music industry as lip-synching, why did Rai choose to make his album so instrumentally simple? "Doing this has allowed the content to take center stage," he answers. "It's kind of like me stepping out on stage naked." ”