Genre-busting singer/songwriter/violinist/pianist NIKIA YUNG cooks up dreamy musical concoctions peppered with pop, classical, jazz, and folk flavor that stimulate mind and mood alike. Her voice breaking at the right emotional points, Yung sounds both vulnerable and self-assured as she leads her band through thick layers of sound and heartfelt lyrics of love and loss. ” - David Randall 96.9FM WHYR

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Sep19

Nikia Yung | WILD BEASTS TOUR

Little Harpeth Brewing, 30 Oldham St, Nashville, TN

A rockin' night at Little Harpeth Brewing featuring Nashville's Badass Ladies as part of the "Wild Beasts" EP Release Tour.

Including performances by:

Nikia Yung Kateri Sarah Clanton Sydney Layne

$8 adv | $10 @ door TIX: Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nikia-yung-kateri-sarah-clanton-sydney-layne-tickets-65693475955?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR15v7s4mlgkki3zbc-YQp7JYsVvfkjSqeC4gM_Do5oBwYIVTyiw1HoP3Ew)

NIKIA YUNG Website: nikiamusic.com

Nikia Yung, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, uses the violin in an unconventional way, bridging the gap between classical, pop and soul. With emotionally-charged lyrics and cinematic lines, her music is described as pure and beautiful with a touch of bold sass. Currently working on her 6-song EP "Wild Beasts" due out in 2019, Yung is taking the reigns on a new sound with a bigger punch.

KATERI

Website: http://www.katerifarrellmusic.com

Kateri is a Soul/R&B/Jazz artist currently based in Nashville, TN. Drawing influences from artists such as Norah Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae, Rachelle Ferrell, Nancy Wilson, and Erykah Badu as well as flute idols including Ian Anderson from 'Jethro Tull', Hubert Laws, and beatboxing flutist Greg Pattillo. Kateri surprises and captivates audiences with her effortless delivery of sultry vocals and uniquely fresh and funky flute improvisation. She performs with several Nashville based artists and is a member of the Jason Eskridge Band. Kateri is currently working on material for her first EP.

Sarah Clanton

Website: http://www.sarahclanton.com

Sarah Clanton is bringing people together and building a feel-good machine. The Nashville singer-songwriter, who has brought the classical and pop worlds together with her use of a cello, rather than a guitar, to front one of Music City’s most unique bands, has been on a feel-good mission since long before she plucked her way into town. But it’s never been more apparent than on her new album, Here We Are.

SYDNEY LAYNE

Website: http://sydneylaynemusic.com/

A soulful singer/songwriter out of Denver, Colorado, Sydney Layne wrote her first song, "Valmont Road" at 14 years old. Inspired by classics like Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, and The Rolling Stones, along with artists like Alabama Shakes, Brandi Carlile, Lake Street Dive, and John Mayer, Layne hopes to make people feel something, sharing songs that bring a refreshing, honest perspective to today's music.

Nikia Yung | WILD BEASTS TOUR

Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD

3rd Annual Invincible Summer: Patrick Kisicki Memorial Music Festival

Saturday, Sept. 14 Doors open: 2 p.m. Concert: 2:30 - 7:30 p.m. Rotary Amphitheater (Rain location: Theater in the Scott Center) Tickets: $10 (cash only) at the door

BAND LINEUP: Jerry Wade Music & The Sweet Blue Moons Fantasm Nikia Yung The Revived WHEN THUNDER COMES CCC Jazz Combo

This is a drug and alcohol free event. Attendees may bring their own food, blankets and chairs. Games provided by Carroll's Early Childhood Education students.

Patrick Kisicki was a passionate musician, composer and educator who had a profound impact on all who knew him. He taught music courses, conducted ensembles and coordinated the guitar department at Carroll Community College from 2008-2015. He also taught at Peabody Preparatory, West Middle Schol, Encore Summer Music Camp, Maryland Performing Arts Institute and at Coffey Music.

Patrick performed regularly in the tri-state area, most notably in The Table Top Poets and Wildfire Three. Patrick also generously donated his time, organizing and directing the semi-annual fundraiser Kevin’s Concert—an event conceived by Patrick to raise funds and awareness about organ donation—for which he was named Volunteer of the Year in 2009 by the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.

On March 2015, Patrick passed away from cancer. In his honor, we created the Invincible Summer Music Festival. Performers in the festival include students and friends of Patrick’s, along with a number of other area artists. In addition to great music, there will also be outdoor games, food trucks and vendors. All proceeds from the event will go towards a music scholarship in Patrick’s name.

More information about this event at www.carrollcc.edu/invinciblesummer.

Sep10

Nikia Yung | WILD BEASTS TOUR

Sly Grog Lounge, Asheville, NC

Sep6

Nikia Yung | WILD BEASTS TOUR

HiHo Lounge, 2239 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA

Come out for a night of soulful, Americana music featuring New Orleans artists Burris, Danielle Ryce, and more special guests! Opening up is Lafayette based Nikia Yung. Music preceded by Hi-Ho Comedy Night. Lets party!

Burris: A New Orleans based roots-rock band described as “a gumbo of music” - The Daily Reveille. The group mixes soulful vocals with jazz harmonies and funk grooves creating a unique southern sound. Burris is a nationally touring band lead by songwriter, Christopher Burris Hochkeppel, accompanied by a rotating cast of some of Louisiana’s finest musicians. http://www.burrismusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Burrismusic/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-B1OdsK6Agk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tl_QRv_OTc

Nikia Yung: multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, uses the violin in an unconventional way, bridging the gap between classical, pop and soul. With emotionally-charged lyrics and cinematic lines, her music is described as pure and beautiful with a touch of bold sass. Currently working on her 6-song EP "Wild Beasts" due out in 2019, Yung is taking the reigns on a new sound with a bigger punch. https://nikiamusic.com/music https://www.facebook.com/nikiayungmusic/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qv5T3_Esak

Jul5

Nikia Yung @ Wurst Biergarten

Wurst Biergarten, 537 Jefferson St, Lafayette, La

Final Lineup TBA:

New Orleans' band, Burris, will be headlining at Wurst Biergarten.

Burris comprises founding member and vocalist, Christopher Burris Hochkeppel, and a rotating cast of collaborators. Originally formed in Baton Rouge, LA at the LSU School Of Music, the roots-rock group is now based in New Orleans and can be seen playing all over the city as an acoustic act as well as a full-fledged, six piece rock band! Burris pulls influences from old soul to modern jazz, but the singer-songwriter fueled band centers it's eclectic sound around gritty New Orleans tradition and southern folk music. As a band, the nationally touring act has performed at French Quarter Fest, Festival International, Bethlehem's Musikfest, Northgate Fest, Live After Five and more. Following the release of Burris' debut album "Meant To Be" in 2015 the group has since swept the south with new and innovative sounds and will be releasing a sophomore album in 2019 with the help of legendary producer/engineer, Chris Finney. Collectively, members of Burris have shared the stage with George Porter Jr., Rebirth Brass Band, Snarky Puppy, FORQ, The Revivalists, Louisiana’s Leroux, Grace Potter, GIVERS and many more.