Wall to Wall Women of Soul shines a light on the incredible women artists of soul's past, present, and future. Join us for the classic soul you know and love—and discover fresh interpretations and new artists—in this high-energy, multi-genre, pure-joy celebration of the iconic women who defied the odds and defined the genre.
Curated by Monique Martin.
3pm – 5pm:
Kick off the day with the rousing sounds of gospel soul with Marcelle Davies-Lashley and a gospel choir, a Celia Cruz-infused Latin soul set by Lulada Club, and an unforgettable musical tribute to Chaka Khan by Xavier Smith and the band.
5pm – 7pm:
Revel in a 90's mixtape of classic soul with The Soapbox Presents, dance along with The Ladies of Hip-Hop and Mari Ella, bask in the poetry of Mahogany L. Browne, and enjoy a gorgeous tribute to the music of Whitney Houston by Grammy Award–winning singer and songwriter J. Hoard.
7pm – 9pm:
Celebrate Indigenous music's influence on soul with Martha Redbone, immerse yourself in soulful ballads with lyric tenor Anthony Mills' tribute to Anita Baker, listen in on an engaging conversation with Thembisa Mshaka, Nona Hendryx, and Kimberly Nichole, and get down with an iconic diva set by GLR¥A & The Rakiem Walker Project.
9pm – 11pm:
Enjoy a performance by Broadway powerhouse LaChanze, then keep the party going as singer, songwriter, producer, and Labelle member Nona Hendryx is joined by an all-women orchestra to perform the mind-blowing music of the trailblazing queen of soul and funk, Betty Davis.
Please visit this page for regular updates. Artists and programs are subject to change.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre