Lady A has been a Pacific NW favorite for 20+ year in the business. Nationally and Internationally known, Lady A, has a high energy show has been compared to the likes of "Tina Turner" and "Chaka Khan" ~ a smile that easily draws the audience in with her sultry-husky voice and contemporary blues-funk style and like a Good pot-a-Gumbo, Lady A is best served HOT!
Lady A's release of her 2023 Album project “Just Bein Me” further stretches her musical taste like a good gumbo which is eclectic and diverse. A mix of Blues, Soul, Funk and Gospel roots with a taste of Blues/Rock for flavor to capture her Seattle upbringing through music.
Nominated for 2022 Washington Blues Society Best in Blues Performer of the Year, Best Blues Album ( Satisfyin') and Best Blues Vocalist; Voted 2020 and 2021 Female Blues Performer of the Year by the Washington Blues Society (WBS); Nominated by the Soul Cafe Awards 2021 as Best Female Blues Performer of the Year.
Lady A serves as Chair on the Board, vocal coach and mentor in the Rhapsody Music project for Americana, Folk and Blues Students of the program, teaching students to discover their heritage and culture through an anti-racist lens. A mentor and teacher for elementary school children (Blues in the Schools), teaching vocal lessons as well as the history behind the lyrics and music the students are interested in. A Facilitator in Race & Social justice for her alma mater, Lincoln High School, working with students, teachers and administrators on community within and outside of high school in garnering a better understanding by way of teaching students to facilitate conversations with their peers and school administration and passing that information down to each class that enters yearly.
As well as a Touring Artist, Producer, Vocalist, Community Activist, Storyteller and Songwriter, Lady A brings musicians to the Seattle area under Lady A Productions for live performances in Blues, Gospel, and has served as MC of the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival All-Star Jam and a part of the Methow Valley Juke Joint All-Stars band 8 years running.
Lady A has truly lived up to her moniker as "The Hardest Workin' Woman in Blues, Soul, Funk & Gospel"
Lady A's Motto in life: "Be Blessed and Be A Blessing"
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue/Location: Metier Brewery
Address: 2616 E Cherry St Seattle, WA 98122