Concert Celebrates ‘Latino Heritage Month’

Bridgeland performing

"Bridgeland," an Indiana-based music group, will be in concert 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.

The trio – Anita Oliver, David Oliver and Rafael Barahona – fuses Latin-flavored rhythms with traditional world and modern styles.

Bridgeland’s evolution dates back to the late 1990’s in a small college town in northern Indiana. In 1997, newlyweds David and Anita Oliver formed a band called "Radiant" and later invited Rafael Barahona to join them. After about one year, Radiant was temporarily put on hold. As a result of a joint performance with other local musicians, Radiant merged with them and formed "Ra