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Five years after the release of her critically acclaimed, gospel-laden disc, Fellowship (Verve), Lizz Wright makes her Concord Records debut with the powerful Freedom & Surrender. The 35-year-old singer-songwriter – renowned for her earthy alto voice and emotive yet straight-forward vocal serenading – teams with four-time GRAMMY-winning bassist and producer Larry Klein, who’s best known for his work with such leading lights as Joni Mitchell, Madeleine Peyroux and Tracy Chapman.

Chesapeake Chamber Music

  The Monty Alexander Jazz Festival will celebrate its sixth anniversary at the intimate Avalon Theatre in Easton, Maryland, on Labor Day weekend from September 3 – 6, 2015. The extraordinary energy and virtuosity of Artistic Director Monty Alexander have vaulted the Festival into a four-day event showcasing new talent, as well as jazz greats. An artist new to the stage at the Avalon to be featured at this year’s Festival is the incomparable jazz vocalist and Grammy nominee René Marie.

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell comes to Norfolk Aug. 9

Aug 5, 2015

  NORFOLK, Va.–- Grammy Award –winning vocalist Steve Tyrell will appear in concert Sunday, August 9, 2015, at 8:00 pm for a free evening Downtown Norfolk Waterfront performance at Town Point Park, Norfolk, Virginia.   The Steve Tyrell concert is the first, in a new series of 5 annual summer concerts that feature national recording artists, all sponsored by the Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation. 

Daryl Davis and his band pay tribute to rock n’ roll and boogie woogie piano legend Pinetop Perkins at the Mainstay in Rock Hall, Maryland on Saturday August 15 at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $20. For information and reservations call 410-639-9133. Information is also available at the Mainstay’s website http://www.mainstayrockhall.org.

Sunday, May 17 beginning at 1 pm

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