The founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads (1975–1991). Byrne is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his distinctive voice. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction and non-fiction. He has received Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . -via wiki Centennial Hall |1020 E university | 7pm
The annual springtime KFMA music festival with performances by-
A Perfect Circle, Stone Temple Pilots, Jonathan Davis of Korn, 10 Years, Two Feet, Vista Kicks, & Sorrows Ruin. Kino Sports Park | 2805 E Ajo | 10 AM
A Mexican-American pop duo composed of sisters Hanna Nicole Pérez Mosa and Ashley Grace Pérez Mosa. Combining a mixture of Latin pop, rock, country rhythms and singer-songwriter style, the duo is an international success. Their hits include: “Lo Aprendí de Ti,” “Perdón Perdón,” “Estés En Donde Estés,” “Odio Amarte,” “Te Quedaste,” and “Amor a Medias” among others. via wiki Rialto Theatre | 318 E Congress |7pm
Pearl Charles lives in the moment, seeking excitement whether it leads her down a dark, dusty road or into the arms of a trouble-making lover. Her full-length debut album, Sleepless Dreamer, describes late night revelry, love affairs, running away and running towards, serenading the sunrise through whirlwind stories of her native Los Angeles, the city, the canyon, the desert, and the road. On a quest to discover the truest version of herself, Charles embraces the feeling of not being settled, a person who always restlessly wants more from life and is willing chase it, wherever it may lead her.Club Congress | 3111 E Congress | 7pm
A group of dozens of players start their performance by hitting a Japanese taiko drum made from a large 400-year-old tree. They move their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. Their live performances are so full of intensity that they make people’s bodies jump and their hearts race faster. Audiences are overwhelmed by the beat of the music, as their bodies are uplifted in sync with the powerful sounds. This group, from beautiful Nara Prefecture in Japan, is able to exhibit great originality and innovation through this traditional Japanese musical instrument, the wadaiko (Japanese drum). This is the epitome of the Japanese spirit, a roaring sound that will make you experience new exciting adventures.
Yamato has given over 2,500 performances in 51 countries and regions. Every year, the group tours the world for 6 to 10 months, creating and presenting original Yamato compositions and stages to dazzle growing audiences around the world. Centennial Hall | 1020 E. University Blvd | 3pm