JENNIFER JOHNS with Chocklate Moore
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, 94607
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Jenn Johns is a siren, a call to worship, the horns before battle, your spirits amplifier. This Oakland, CA born and breed songstress carries with her a sound that is sure to stir your soul, inspire your mind and move your body. Blending rhythms from throughout the African Diaspora, Jenn makes percussive global movement music. A self proclaimed Artivist, (artist + activist ) Johns believes it apart of her life’s work to leverage her art for social change. Through her work as a Green For All Fellow, a BoldFood Fellow and the Artist in Residence at Food First, Jenn has used the stage as a means to share vital knowledge on issues ranging from food justice and climate change to mass incarceration and police brutality.
Jenn has rocked big stages like the NFL World Bowl and The NFL Hall of Fame
and from Denver to Dusseldorf, Los Angeles to London, Kuala Lumpur to Kampala, Jenn has open for some of the best in the business including the likes of Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Black Eyed Peas, Mos Def, Ziggy Marley, Bebel Gilberto, and Common to name just a few.