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City of Lake Oswego Concert Westlake Park

Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind and Fire - August 23, 2017

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

Join the City of Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Department for Kalimba live at the Sounds of Summer Concerts.  The concert takes place on Wednesday, August 23, from 6:30-8:30pm at Westlake Park.  All concerts are free and family friendly.


Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire is considered by some to be the best tribute to Earth Wind and Fire in the country. Based out of the Pacific Northwest, Kalimba has been together since 2011 spawning from the dream of Lead Vocalist, Thomas "Chazz" Smith, who started Kalimba with the vision of playing the music that he listened to growing up, Earth Wind and Fire. Since 2011, Kalimba has evolved to a 10 piece group with full horn section, performing the hits including but not limited to, Shining Star, That's the Way of the World, Devotion, Sing a Song, Can't Hide Love, Getaway, Fantasy, Love's Holiday, September, Boogie Wonderland, After the Love Has Gone and Let's Groove just to name a few. Kalimba performs nationally across the country at casinos, state fairs as well as at the some of the country’s most prestigious jazz clubs. In 2013, Sheldon Reynolds, former Earth Wind and Fire guitarist (87-01) reached out to Kalimba to collaborate on certain ventures. As he puts it "Out of 1000 other bands that I have heard play this material, Kalimba is the first band that gets it like it’s supposed to be played". Kalimba is a treat for the eyes and ears, and has a true passion for the music, and they look forward to spreading the message of Earth Wind and Fire to the masses.