October 4th, 2022 7pm Stage 2
Join poet Carlos Andrés Gómez (star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam & Spike Lee’s Inside Man) and musician Brent Shuttleworth (music featured in film/TV on Netflix, MTV, VH1, NBC) for the release show of their groundbreaking new album, Volta. A sound and experience unlike anything you’ve seen or heard. One night only.
Carlos Andrés Gómez
Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet and performer from New York City. Gómez is the author of the poetry collection Fractures, selected by Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the 2020 Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students.
Brent Shuttleworth is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and producer who currently resides in Washington, DC. His music has been featured in films and TV shows on Netflix, Amazon, VH1, MTV, NBC, TLC, Lifetime, and CBS. He has shared the stage with a diverse variety of acts including George Clinton, Pete Rock, Switchfoot, Robert Randolph, Immortal Technique, K Flay, Kellie Pickler, Will Hoge, The Push Stars, and Saul Williams. Recently, Brent has been developing his own duo with Bradley Rhodes called Elevado. His evolution as a writer/producer combines deeply personal lyrics, hook-laden melodies, and contemporary production technique.