On September 10th, 2016, Carl Brister brought together artists of diverse musical genres including R&B, Soul, hip-hop, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Salsa, Worship, & Reggae to inspire Unity in the community through music. Pictured here are (l to r) Lynette Sheard (Jazz), Nestor Martinez (Salsa), John Anthony (Rock), Carl Brister (Soul/R&B), Bart+Tricia (worship) Russ Thompson (Pop), Sebastian Valencia (Latin R&B)
Carl Brister on stage at the Love+Unity Concert 2016 with his sons Jordan & Justin and Co-Host Rob Hawley and wife, Michelle Hawley & son, Parker Hawley
Carl Brister performs the closing set of the Love+Unity Concert 2016 which was held at the Oskar Schindler Center for the Performing Arts.
Russ Thompson rocked the guitar for a Pop/Blues set
Duo Bart+Tricia performing new Worship song “Can We Love One Another”
Recording Artist John Anthony performed Rock Classics from Queen, Journey, and more.
Salsa artist Nestor Martinez treated the crowd to romantic Latin songs of Love.
Co-hosts Rob Hawley (CBS Radio) and Julius “Jammin JD” Dyson (Dyson Media) interviewing event founder & Recording Artist Carl Brister.
Backstage before the concert, Artists (l-r) John Anthony, Nestor Martinez, Lynette Sheard, Sebastian Valencia, Pete Caputo (of Fly Paper) rehearse the Finale song “Love’s In Need Of Love Today” by Stevie Wonder.
It was great to perform with my dudes, Nestor Martinez (l) and John Anthony (r) again. We each have a different style but it always works together perfectly when we hit the stage.
My band and I at sound check before the show. Shout out to the sound engineer Anthony Boyd and the OSPAC staff for making sure the sound was top notch!