An Evening with Musique Noire and Guests
Join the acclaimed Musique Noire (www.musiquenoire.com) for a night of their signature blend of jazz and world music at the beautiful N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art in the thriving Midtown Detroit area. Musique Noire is a woman-led strings and percussion ensemble, nominated for multiple Detroit Music Awards for Outstanding World Group. Joining the ladies of Musique Noire (Michelle May, violin/flute, Leslie Deshazor Adams, viola, Leah Celebi, viola/violin and the award-winning JoVia Armstrong, percussion) will be Rydell Smith on guitar, Damon Warmack on bass (Bob James, Stevie Wonder, Straight Ahead, and many others) and Keith Beber on percussion. Opening this show will be renowned soul singer YAW from Chicago, IL. With her trademark sassy humor, poet Melinda Johnson will host the evening. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.--show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door (this price begins at 6 p.m. the day of the show for online and in person sales). Cash bar available. The gallery will be open for viewing the current art installations.
"Musique Noire is a classy group that can move in any musical direction with ease and grace" (Peter Karoly of www.360mainstreet.com)
We are pleased to announce that a portion of the ticket proceeds from our May 12 performance at the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art will benefit Real Life, My Music. Thiswonderful arts organization, led by Ms. Lena Pernell, provides valuable arts experiences for urban youth. Please check out their page and the good work that they are doing. If you are so moved, please lend your support! www.reallifemymusic.org
The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art (View)
52 East Forest Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|