- This event has passed.
Navid Eliot @ Gilbert
May 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yakima local, Navid Eliot, has long been a presence felt on the Washington music scene, most notably as half of the singer-songwriter duo Planes on Paper, but also as a hired road guitarist and bassist for a slew of Seattle bands you almost certainly know, but didn’t know Navid was involved in. Planes on Paper is currently in uncharted territory for a Yakima-based band; their songwriting has been celebrated by national media outlets and featured on radio stations around the world, and they have been invited to play some of the most prestigious venues in the world, including a recent trip to The John F. Kennedy Center for the performing arts. Their newest single, “Television,” a politically-motivated folk song, featuring just Jen and Navid’s voices and an acoustic guitar, is currently in rotation on AAA radio stations across the US, as well as Switzerland, Germany, the UK, and a number of other countries; in an era in which radio often appears to be a platform for only the loudest, fastest, and poppiest songs, they are certainly defying the odds.