MoJoFlo and More Set for BACKSTAGE AT THE LINCOLN 2013 Concert Series, Beg. Tonight
Backstage at the Lincoln, the Lincoln Theatre's intimate, new concert series, has scheduled three concerts for the remainder of 2013. These concerts offer patrons the extraordinary opportunity to be seated on stage with the featured local artist, providing concert goers an up-close-and-personal performance set against the hand-painted grandeur of the Lincoln's rare Egyptian Revival-style motif.
The schedule is as follows:
TONIGHT, Oct 16 - MoJoFlo
Nov 21 - Priscilla Woodson & the TP Project
Dec 18 - Spoken Word - Speak Williams featuring Barbara Fant and Naki Akrobettoe
Tickets are $10 and seating is limited. All concerts begin at 7pm at the Lincoln Theatre (769 E. Long St.). Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the night of the show if still available.
About MoJoFlo: Over the last five years, Mojoflo has established themselves as one of the most energetic and entertaining performing groups in theMidwest. The group has released two EPs-Waiting (2009) and Whatcha Think About That? (2010)-and the single "Home to You/Dance" (2011). They are currently completing work on their third EP which is due out this winter and will pay tribute to classic soul and R&B.
About Priscilla Woodson & the TP Project: Co-founded by Priscilla Woodson, a classically trained, multi-dimensional vocalist and songwriter, the TP Project covers many musical genres including Christian, gospel, jazz, soul, neo, R&B, and inspirational. Tony Woodson, her husband and co-founder of the project, plays keyboards and is joined by JamaAl Woodson on drums, Tony Cooper on guitar, Darnell Sheridan on saxophone, Mark Pinkston on bass, and James Shaw on keys. The group has released three CDs-The Message (2003), Trevitt St. & 169th Terrace (2006), and Juneteenth LIVE (2009)-and Priscilla Woodson has released Christmas Expressions (2010) and Song Bird (2011).
About Speak Williams: Keith "Speak" Williams is a multi-faceted artist, writer, musician, and emcee who weaves the raw lyricism of classic hip-hop with the eclectic, soulful melodies of old-school bebop and jazz to produce his own distinct sound. Williams has further enhanced his style through collaborative efforts with numerous musicians, most notably his work with internationally acclaimed producer J. Rawls and esteemed jazz-hop band, the Liquid Crystal Project. He is known to be a dynamic speaker and performer who delivers relevant and inspiring messages to youth, encouraging them to become leaders in their communities. He also assists educators and youth service providers in the area of cultural competency to create relevant approaches to engaging youth. His presentation, titled Passport, inspires youth to use their education, skills, and gifts to reach their destiny.