Adejoké & SongRise
The Rising of the Women Means the Rising of Us All
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 3:00pm.
Adejoké and all-women a cappella group, SongRise, present a concert of music focused on women and social justice. The program includes songs by several pioneering female singers/songwriters. Enjoy the tight harmonies of a capella music and songs richly accompanied by instruments from around the world.
Suitable for all ages.
Adejoké is a Washington, DC-based singer-songwriter of Nigerian heritage. An accomplished international lawyer, she has forged a career in human rights and international criminal investigations, investigating war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity. Yet music is never far from her heart. Writing songs since age 14, Adejoké draws inspiration from her work, melding the sonic styles of jazz, gospel, and afro-soul with her passion for social justice. Adejoké also performs with Washington, DC’s all-women social justice a cappella group, SongRise.
SongRise uses music to inspire social change within the community and around the world. The group encourages perseverance, raises awareness, breaks down barriers, touches hearts and inspires action through song. SongRise regularly performs at community events, rallies, protests, farmer’s markets, civil rights celebrations, arts showcases, schools, prisons, and even the Capitol.