3rd Annual Cecily Salutes DC
Performance begins at 8:00 pm.
Cecily is a DC vocalist and songwriter whose star is on the rise. She has opened for musical greats including Grammy-Award winning jazz and soul artist Gregory Porter, R&B stars Johnny Gill, Kenny Lattimore, and Elle Varner, and alternative soul pioneer Bilal. Cecily performs an evening of music and storytelling dedicated to Washington, DC and its musical contributions to the world. Enjoy music by Duke Ellington, Gil Scott- Heron, Roberta Flack, Me’shell Ndegeocello, and more.
The show will be followed by a panel discussion on gentrification, its impact on artists, and how we progress without losing what makes us unique as a creative community. The panel will feature Cecily, Ariana Austin (creator of Art All Night), Aaron Myers (musician and activist), Jordan Martin (Washington Project for the Arts), and others.