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Sávila is a medicinal plant that grows wild in tropical climates all over the world, as well as the name of the cumbia/Latin/world/R&B-inspired ensemble of guitarist Fabi Reyna, vocalist Brisa Gonzalez, and percussionist Papi Fimbres. English and Spanish vocals mix in the hypnotizing music of this trio that was recently named one of the Portland, Oregon, area’s best new bands. Their otherworldly blend has been compared to “a warm embrace . . . everything melds into a groove so deep, you can’t help but sink in, too” (Willamette Week).

Also, hear a free panel discussion about gender and genre in the music industry, Guitar as a Creative, Political, and Emotional Tool, led by Sávila guitarist Fabi Reyna on Friday, September 6, at 1:30pm.

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Patron Sponsors

  • Jill & James Quisenberry

Patron Co-sponsors

  • Frances & Marc Ansel
  • Beverly & Mike Friese
  • Gigi & Frank Miles
  • A. Mark Neuman
  • Brenda & Steve Pacey
  • Julia & Gene Robinson
  • Trent Shepard

Corporate and Community Gold Sponsor

  • The Whip at Backland radio dot com

Corporate and Community Silver Sponsor

  • Kessler Optical

Corporate and Community Bronze Sponsors

  • The Blind Man Hunter Douglas Gallery
  • Carter’s Furniture
  • Dimond Bros. Insurance, LLC
  • The Upper Bout

The three-day guitar spectacular of ELLNORA is possible only because of individual donations and corporate sponsorships. Krannert Center thanks our event sponsors—performances at the Center could not happen without their support. We hope you will consider joining them to ensure Krannert Center’s vibrancy now and for generations to come. Learn more about sponsoring an event »

Event Details

Stage 5
Sa Sep 07, 2019 - 1:30pm
Free (Donations Encouraged)