Not many people can say they’ve heard a live band that can cover Pitbull, Tina Turner and Michael Jackson in one night. But not every band is like Emerald City.

On a Sunday night at Lava Cantina, Emerald City performed at a silent auction where men and women in the audience serenaded each other with “Call Me Maybe” and “Best Of My Love.” Whether they were sitting or standing, people danced, bobbed their heads or tapped their fingers to the music. The band’s trumpeter and saxophonist weaved among the audience during the set, and during each of their solos, they drew cheers and fist pumps from both tiers of the venue.

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