Benefit Concert for Arts in Annapolis feat. Higher Hands, The Audissey, Rachel Joy Pletts and Adam Day
The Audissey, Rachel Joy Pletts, Adam Day
33 West St.
Annapolis, MD, 21401
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Higher Hands are poised to reintroduce themselves. From the Kennedy Center in DC to the Bowery Ballroom in NYC, the band has been on their grind, burning up stages throughout the Mid-Atlantic with the likes of Trombone Shorty, The New Mastersounds, and the late Godfather of Go- Go, Chuck Brown. Hailing from Maryland’s capital city, the band has firmly established their reputation throughout the DMV for a tight live set and an ability to improvise with the best.
About Annapolis Arts District:
The mission of the Capital City Cultural Arts District, also known as the Annapolis Arts District, is to create and sustain an active, vibrant and welcoming destination for artists, visitors, residents, and business owners. Their vision is to foster a unified, vibrant center of diverse, authentic, artistic and cultural experiences that will sustain individual artists, A&E businesses and non-profit arts organizations. The District will serve as leader to encourage and cultivate community and economic revitalization while encouraging collaborative partnerships.
About Arts Council of Anne Arundel County:
The Arts Council seeks to promote the many cultural attractions of Anne Arundel County and make them available to the widest possible audience. Their goal is to build a vital coalition of public and private support. In conjunction with the City of Annapolis, the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County has agreed to take over the management of the Capital City Cultural Arts District (Annapolis Arts District), an area in Annapolis in which artists and arts-related businesses and organizations are encouraged to locate and prosper. Visit their website at www.annearundelartscouncil.org.
About Creative Paradox:
Creative Paradox is a faith-based artistic non-profit located in Annapolis, Maryland. Known mainly for their Artist-in-Residence Program, Creative Paradox also partners with local artist through their Creative Co-Op program and other community events. Creative Paradox is proud to be celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year. Upcoming events through the year will include Young Artists Workshops, Fall Art Auction, and more. For more information, visit their website at www.creativeparadox.org.
The Audissey is Winship Wheatley (former Creative Paradox Music-Artist- in-Residence) and Joel Bays, two Annapolitans that grew up writing music together. Their 2012 kickstarter-funded EP went viral on Reddit.com and they’re about to release their sophomore EP in the Summer of 2013.
Rachel Joy Pletts
Singer-songwriter Rachel Joy Pletts is a vocal powerhouse. Her voice has a smoky blues sound that has been compared to Adele’s, but is truly original. Her music's depth and passion, perfectly complement her knack for storytelling. “Up in Smoke,” which Pletts recorded in Nashville this past March with a music recording grant from Creative Paradox, offers a glimpse of what audiences can anticipate for her second full-length album. Before she landed in Maryland, Pletts spent nearly a decade in New York City, singing, performing, writing and eventually recording her first album, “Steadfast,” in 2007.
Brooklyn based singer/songwriter, Adam Day, is a farm-to-stage Maryland native who brings heartfelt folk-rock songs together with funny and pensive life stories for a captivating, heartbreaking, and lovable performance that will leave you smil
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