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Atlas Presents Music: Akua Allrich
October 13 @ 8:00 pm
Akua Allrich’s 10th Annual Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba Tribute
Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich returns to the Atlas with a tribute to two powerhouse singers, Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba. This talented Howard University graduate is making a name for herself in the US and beyond with a musical style that draws from blues, soul, jazz, and pan-African music. Akua leads a sizzling hot band in renditions of beloved songs made famous by Simone and Makeba. This evening of classic hits performed by today’s finest vocal talent is not to be missed.
Performance begins at 8:00 pm.
Post-show panel discussion: “The Role of Black Women, Arts and Activism” – an exploration and discussion on the influence and leadership of Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba