On Monday September 24th at 9:30pm, a gathering of some of New York's finest guitarists and vocalists will come together at The Triad Theatre 158 West 72nd Street to for the 2nd installment of Just A Guitar Concert Series. In April 2012 the series debuted as benefit for the Grammy's MusiCares. This Just A Guitar Concert will be an eclectic evening of amazing music - featuring acoustic and electric guitar accompaniment only. Check out the performers below, including:
Candice Marie Woods (Vocalist) Broadway credits include Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, and Nice Work if You Can Get It. National tours: Legally Blonde and Dirty Dancing - voted by Timeout New York as one of "The 10 hottest chorus girls opening in Broadway musicals this spring".
Elijah Bland (Vocalist/Guitarist) - A singer, songwriter, producer and musician. He fuses elements of jazz, funk and R&B to create a unique brand of soul music, performing an original bossa nova tune, a fan-favorite by Maxwell, and a bass rendition of "Just The Two of Us".
Kevin Hunter (Guitarist) Among his credits Kevin has worked with Shania Twain, Janet Jackson, Al Jarreau and many others and has appeared on David Letterman, Jay Leno, Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly and in countless magazines. http://www.myspace.com/kevinhunterguitar
Laura Baron (Vocalist/Guitarist) - An award winning DC songwriter known for the power of her compositions and the beauty of her voice. LauraBaronMusic.com
Lee Summers (Vocalist) Creator of Just A Guitar and Just A Piano Series, credits: Broadway's Original Dreamgirls and Dreamgirls 20th Anniversary, 2010 Bistro Award Winner for "Outstanding Entertainer" for "Winds of Change." An actor, writer, composer and producer he is creator of Off-Broadway R&B Musical Hit, "From My Hometown." twitter.com/LSUMKING
Rhonda Ross (Vocalist) Born of Motown's legacy, Rhonda Ross is dynamic on stage. Her strength and joy are magnetic as she sings directly from her heart to yours. Ross' "Song Telling" is an inspirational mix of jazzy neo-soul and spoken word poetry. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/rhondaross, http://www.myspace.com/Rhondarosswords
TAHARQA (Guitarist) Son of legendary guitarist, Billy Spaceman Patterson, Taharqa grew up surrounded by musical giants like MiLes Davis, Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross, KRS-1, and Living Color. Majorly influenced by artists ranging from Donny Hathaway, Sly Stone, and Bill Withers - as well as Radiohead, Lenny Kravitz, and John Legend - Taharqa brings a soulful, funky, creatively smooth sound that echoes the classics in a progressive and refreshing contemporary context.
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*Artists May Change Due to Availability
$20 + 2-drink minimum (cash only) Advance sales and more information at: www.brownpapertickets.com.
The Triad Theatre is located at 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus) For More information Please Visit: www.triadnyc.com.
Candice Marie Woods