LA EVENTS: Young, Gifted & Nina: A Tribute to Nina Simone
Friday, July 5th at 8 pm - Grand Performances
· July 2, 2013
Grand Performances is back in this 80th birthday year of The High Priestess of Soul, to celebrate one of the most extraordinary artists and icons of American music, the inimitable Nina Simone. A fiery, passionate, revolutionary and uncompromising artist and storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love throughout her magnificent body of work.
Hosted by KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel
Young, Gifted, and Nina is a must-see tribute to one of the most distinguished and beloved artist of our time featuring a powerful and dynamic lineup of:
Georgia Anne Muldrow
Alan Lightner- percussion & steel pan
Jacques Lesure- guitar
Jamire Williams- drums
Joey Dosik – alto saxophone, aux keys
JP Maramba- acoustic & electric bass
Steve Nalepa- visual narrative
Vardan Ovsepian- piano, synthesizer
+ Jeremy Sole KCRW- special invocation DJ set
and surprise guests
Music directed by multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story and curated by producer Jonathan Rudnick. Details are as follows:
Grand Performances at the California Plaza
350 S. Grand Ave | Los Angeles, CA 90071
351 S. Olive St | Los Angeles, CA 90071
California Plaza parking rates are $7.50 (cash only) starting 2 hours before evening Grand Performances events. The garage is best accessed from Olive Street between 1st and 4th Streets.
Get there early and bring blankets, sweaters, snacks and beverages! See you there!