Best Bets: Reggae group 'Tribal Seeds' at Wild Buffalo

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 11, 2014 

Tribal Seeds at the Wild Buffalo

The reggae chart-topping group Tribal Seeds performs Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St.

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The reggae chart-topping group Tribal Seeds performs Monday, April 14, at Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. Their new album, "Representing," features Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite on the title track.

Hailing from San Diego, the band was formed in 2006 by brothers Steven Rene Jacobo (lead vocals, guitar) and Tony­Ray "Maad T-Ray" Jacobo (producer, keyboards, backup vocals). Other members are Carlos Verdugo (drums), Victor Navarro (bass), E.N Young (keyboards, backup vocals) and Ryan Gonzo (guitar).

Over the years the band has shared the stage with such artists as Dave Mathews Band, Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cee Lo Green, The Wailers and Julian Marley and Stephen Marley.

DANA COOPER IN BLAINE

Singer, harmonica-player and guitarist Dana Cooper presents songs and stories at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Christ Episcopal Church, 382 Boblett St., Blaine.

Cooper has performed on "Austin City Limits," the Mountain Stage and the Kerrville Folk Festival. His songs have been recorded by top-notch artists, and his mixture of flat-picking, finger-picking and percussive strumming style is legend among guitarists.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation; $7. Details: backstageattheborder.com, danacoopermusic.com.

RUSSIAN PIANIST AT WWU

The William Sanford Scholarship Piano Recital presents Sergey Kuznetsov at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.

The program includes works by Muzio Clementi, Alexander Scriabin and Robert Schumann. A graduate of the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, Vienna University of Music and Moscow Conservatory, Kuznetsov has been teaching at the Moscow Conservatory since 2006.

Tickets are $16 adults, $13 seniors and $9 students, at tickets.wwu.edu and 360-650-6146. Proceeds benefit the William Sanford Piano scholarship, offered to outstanding new piano students, undergraduate or graduate.

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