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Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016

Tamika Love Jones

Fringe Music in the Library: Tamika Love Jones

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Washington, DC native, Tamika Love Jones, is a singer, songwriter, and community activist who passionately shares her Melodic Thesis on life, love, and triumph, with heartfelt lyrics and enchanting melodies that connect the genres of Jazz, Soul, Hip-Hop and Funk. Growing up in poverty, Tamika turned to music as an escape from the harsh realities of drugs and violence which overcame those in her surroundings. At the age of 11, a timid Tamika was discovered by her teacher and classmates who let her know that she could no longer keep her voice hidden.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016

Akua Allrich

Fringe Music in the Library: Akua Allrich

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

2 p.m.
Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich has proven herself to be a musician of extraordinary talent and crowd-moving passion. With finesse and charisma, this vocalist, composer and teacher, has successfully etched out a place for her unique musical expression, electrifying audiences in and around the nation’s capital with sold-out performances.

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

Nag Champa

Fringe Music in the Library: Nag Champa

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

2 p.m.
Nag Champa is an otherworldly experience in sound - futuristic, noisy, funky, a mashup of house music, jazz, hip-hop, avant-garde, and go-go. The emphasis is on feeling and movement. You have to think, while you dance. Curator :: Luke Stewart Fringe curates free live music events twice a month in the DC Public Libraries sponsored by the DC Public Library Foundation.