Out In the Woods Second Annual Music Festival

Easton Mountain hosted its second music  extravaganza on Saturday August 11th with a talented group of  LGBT musicians showcasing their talents. The  music styles and genres were eclectic: rock, folk,  soul, classical, Broadway/cabaret, and avant garde. Among the performers were:  Tom Goss, well known singer/songwriter, whose  song "Lover" speaks about gays in the military;  Sister Funk, the all-female powerhouse band;  Ryan Cassata, an 18-year- old up and coming talent  and proud trans singer;  Arjuna Greist, who sings melodic folk songs that  challenge us politically;  Top notch violinist Jorge Avila joined  pianist/composer Jonathan Comisar to perform  music of gay composers Aaron Copland, Samuel  Barber, and Leonard Bernstein;  Baritone Darren Chase (and community member) sang  cabaret and classical songs in French, Spanish, and  English; and  Freddy Freeman and Kendall Kelley, well known in  the bear community offered songs from the heart.