Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Black Rep announces Sunday concert series

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company has announced a new Sunday night concert series to be presented at the Grandel Theater, and several of the acts involved may be of interest to local jazz enthusiasts.

The series' jazz-related offerings include singer Brian Owens and the Cole Sessions Trio, who will kick off the series at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1; singer Anita Jackson, who will perform on Sunday, March 29; and the jazz/Latin/world music band Farshid Etniko, who will take the stage on Sunday, April 5.

Other performances in the Black Rep's Sunday concert series will include the Genesis Arts Ministry on Sunday, March 8; the Voices of Praise Choir on Sunday, March 15; and a Father's Day benefit concert, with musicians TBA, on Sunday, June 21. The Black Rep also will present a free open house featuring preview performances from some of the Sunday series acts at 6:00 p.m. this Sunday, February 22 at the Grandel.

Tickets for the concerts are $20 each, and are available through Metrotix.

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