Hear the voices who sing for the ocean! Small Island Big Song features 8 indigenous artists from islands in the Pacific and Indian Oceans and unites our coastal community with their seafaring cultures through music. This concert is a joyous presentation of our mutual love of the ocean while raising awareness about rising sea levels. Don’t miss out on a night of uplifting traditional and contemporary oceanic grooves, soulful island ballads, and spoken word.
VIP PRE-CONCERT RECEPTION: 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the Warner Grand’s second floor lobby. Includes appetizers one complimentary drink, and access to private no-host bar before concert. For VIP Ticket Holders only.
SMALL ISLAND BIG SONG ARTISTS
Emlyn – Mauritius
Lead Singer & Musician – Lead Vocal, Dancer, Ravann, Triangle, Kayamb, Maravann, Guitar
Putad – Amis of Taiwan
Lead Singer & Musician – Lead Vocal, Bass, Jaw Harp
Selina Leem – Marshall Islands & US
Sammy – Madagascar
Musician – Valiha, Kabosy, Jejy, Flutes, Marovany, Guitar
Kokol – Mauritius
Musician – Ravann, Djembe, Guitar
Richard Mogu – Papua New Guinea
Musician – Mambu, Bass, Guitar, Log Drums, Kundu Drum, Garamut Drum, Percussions
Kan – Mauritius
Musician – Ravann, Recycled Instruments, Percussion
SMALL ISLAND BIG SONG COFOUNDERS
Tim Cole – Australia
Director, Music Producer, Filmmaker
BaoBao Chen – Taiwan
Manager, Project Producer
SPONSORS & PARTNERS: This event is presented in partnership with AltaSea, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Marine Mammal Care Center, Marymount California University and generously supported by the Office of Councilman Joe Buscaino, the Office of Supervisor Janice Hahn and the Family of Gary and Milli Alexander.
Covid-19 Safety at the Warner Grand Theatre
As of 2/25/22
- All City of LA and LA County Health Orders will be followed.
- Attendees 5 years and over who present proof of full vaccination do not need to wear a mask, although they may choose to wear one.
- Attendees who are not fully vaccinated may present printed proof of a NEGATIVE COVID test result; a PCR test taken within the previous 48 hours, or a home antigen test taken within the previous 24 hours.
- Until further notice, concessions consist of water, coffee, soft drinks, beer and wine in plastic screw-top containers; no food items may be consumed in the venue.
The Covid-19 rules are in flux. Please contact the Warner Grand Theatre at 310-548-2493 or the organizer of the event to check the rules before attending. Thank you.