CARPE DIEM ARTS!
Contact: Busy Graham
PO Box 64, Royal Oak, MD
CARPE DIEM ARTS
ST. MICHAELS COMMUNITY CENTER
SECOND ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE CONCERT
PHIL WIGGINS & THE CHESAPEAKE SHEIKS!
BAIKARI WILDER, Tap Dancer Extraordinaire
Sunday, June 24, 2018
St. Michaels Auditorium
200 Seymour Ave. St. Michaels, MD
Presented with support from the Talbot County Arts Council
with funds from the Maryland State Arts Council, the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Artistic Insights Fund, Dock Street Foundation, and our individual contributors.
TICKETS: $10-25 (general admission, sliding scale: pay-what-you-can)
Available for purchase at the door.
FREE for children and students ages 18 and under.
PHIL WIGGINS, legendary blues harmonica player and recipient of the 2017 NEA Heritage Fellowship Award, will be accompanied on June 24, 5pm at St. Michaels Auditorium by the illustrious Chesapeake Sheiks, performing blues from the Piedmont and Delta as well as the music of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, Louis Jordan, Slim and Slam, and others. The Sheiks are: Phil Wiggins on harmonica and vocals, Steve Wolf - acoustic bass; Ian Walters - piano; Matt Kelly - acoustic guitar; Marcus Moore - violin.
Special guest tap dancer Baakari Wilder, of "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk" fame, rounds out the ensemble.
LEA MORRIS's music is described as SoulFolk, a seamless blend of gospel, jazz, country, R&B and contemporary folk. Stylistically between the earthy tones of Tracy Chapman and the urban/ethereal sound of India.Arie, her music has been featured at the Kennedy Center, Strathmore, festivals and concert venues in the US and Europe. LEA has shared the stage with Dar Williams, Anthony Hamilton, Vivian Green, Mavis Staples, and the legendary Odetta.