Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Upstream in Farnsworth Park Saturday August 12th, 7:00 PM

For those of you who have seen Upstream perform at Farnsworth Park know to arrive early! Upstream will pack the Amphitheater, as they always do!


Welcome to the Upstream experience! 

Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through their exhilarating Caribbean Music, namely, Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Steel Drum Music, for quite some time now.

Through the years they have mesmerized audiences throughout the world and brought ultimate enjoyment to all.  With a multi-talented line up of some of the most experienced and enlightened musicians in their camp, they continue to spread joy to an unsuspecting public. 

Bandleader and Lead Singer/Guitarist "Haile Blackman" is originally from The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago and the Son of the Legendary Creator of Soca Music, the late Ras Shorty I.  The band boasts a very seasoned and celebrated line up:   “Derek Brewstafari” Steel Drum Extraordinaire is also a Trinidad and Tobago native and will tug at your heartstrings with his melodic Steel Drum tones.  John McKnight (Bass, Trobomone, Keyboards, Guitar, & Background Vocals) Daniel Lopilato (Keys & Background Vocals) and Mark Spiller (Drums & Background Vocals) complete the stellar crew.

Upstream currently has eight CD’s available.  Their discography is as follows:  “Upstream”, self-titled CD release in 1995, “Life” released in 2000, “Jump to the Rhythm” in 2001, “To Da Maxx” and “Pick Up Yourself” in 2007 “21st Century Live” in 2013, and most recently “Here, There and Everywhere” and “Steel Drum Session Vol. I” in 2014.  A new collection of songs will be released before the end of 2017.

You will not want to miss their exciting live concerts coming soon to a venue near you!  A great time is guaranteed to be had by all!  Do you really want to party? Upstream invites you to come do the West Indian boogie, to their intriguing selection of exciting Reggae, Calypso, Soca, and Steel Pan music.  Come join the experience!

For booking:  626.577.8463

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