Two of the Bay Area's most soulful entertainers
DYSON w/ Special Guest NZURI SOUL
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, 94607
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
These two dynamic artist have earned their place amongst the Bay Area's most soulful entertainers of 2017. While working the local club circuit performing classic top 40 hits from some of their favorite soul pioneers like James Brown & Aretha Franklin, Dyson "The singer" & Kimberli "Nzuri Soul" Stafford have both took time out to record their own debut CD projects released in 2018; tilted: DYSON Thesinger & Nzuri's LOVE STORY XIX. Come witness & experience the infectious energy of the these remarkable soul singers performing their favorite soulful classics and original songs from their new projects leading the way to becoming the Bay Area next music industry SOUL-SATIONS!
Presented by Mark Elliott of the A-List Musiq Circle - Your Bay Area's Who's Who Entertainment Network.
Dyson Thesinger - has dominated the San Francisco and Oakland Bay Area music scene for over fifteen years. A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Dyson graduated from Kennedy High School in Richmond, and is lead vocalist for the band Special Occasion.
Throughout his career, he has shared the stage with Aaliyah, Jay-Z, Fantasia, Lyfe Jennings, R Kelly, John B, LaToya London and Keisha Cole among others. Dyson has recorded in studio with Quincy Jones, T. I. , E-40, Backstreet Boys, Too Short, Khoree The Poet and Dewayne Wiggins.
Touring highlights include the Rose Bowl, House of Blues, Soul Train, and the iconic Apollo Theatre. Recurring engagements at bay area venues such as the Fenix Supper and Music Club, Everett & Jones Q’s Lounge, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, the Historic BAL Theater, Yoshi’s, Oakland’s Art and Soul Festival, and Summer Jam round out his performance schedule. Frequently he lends his vocals to other local entertainers including Top Shelf Classics, But-tah's Jook Joint, and D’Coco & Company.
In 2017, Dyson was nominated in seven categories by the Bay Area Black Music Association and Academy of America. He received five awards including Best Live Performer Male for the second consecutive year.
His new CD is a testament to his talent. Released in October 2017, the CD has something for everyone—dance songs, soulful ballads, and jazz, all with remarkable vocals from Dyson. The first single, “Break Away” is available on SoundCloud (soundcloud.com/dyson-thesinger).
Nzuri Soul - Electrifying stage presence, personality, and a whole lot of soul, describes powerhouse singer Nzuri Soul. She is a true entertainer. She’s performed at Yoshi's Jazz club, Oakland's Fox Theatre, House of Blues Los Angeles & Vegas , Fenix Live Supper Club, Empress Theater, Bay Area Juneteenth Festival, 1st fridays All White Party 2017, Shine Lounge Sacramento just to name a few.
With passion for performing and music, a Nzuri Soul show is high energy and filled with tributes to the greatest in R & B, Soul, rock, pop & country.
Come enjoy a Nzuri Soul show, along with her captivating band members M.D. and keys Lamar Green, bassist Eddie Wroten, lead guitar Chris Brochard, percussions Michael McCoy they guarantee to put on a great show.