6:00pm — Hornitz (beatbox, electronica, hip-hop) The Hornitz will be the first band to take the stage at this year’s ArtBeat! A trio of childhood friends who have found a way to infuse traditional jazz with modern instruments. The band members include Sleepa on guitar, Stoo on tenor sax/keyboards and vocals, and Friendship on bass trombone. The band has shared the stage with many big names including Redman and members of James Brown’s Soul Generals. They have also filled in as the horn section for George Clinton and the Funk Mob on several occasions.