The exotic sound of Candelaria Band is coming to Eugene for the first time.
This year, despite brief speculation that it would be cancelled, the seventh annual Tayberry Jam will be held from Aug. 3-5, this year, at Saginaw's Cougar Mountain Farm. The general public is invited to attend, and camp under a full moon for the entirety of the festival.
Based in Humboldt County, Jason McCommas, aka Jah Sun, is an internationally-known reggae/hip-hop artist, who was nominated for an LA Music Award in 2006, for his single "Fiyah Dance." But he's no stranger to the Eugene area, having performed in many Tayberry Jams and Northwest World Reggae Festivals.
Roughly one year ago, the parents of Nima Gibba, the Eugene girl killed in one of the city's deadliest car crashes, sought to create a charity foundation in her name.
A Conversation With Benny Pezzano of Sol Seed