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Sat 3/23 - Live at Billie's Black


TONDRAE KEMP in Concert
feat. opening sets by Sun Singleton & Surya Botofasina

Where:
Billie's Black
271 W. 119th Street
New York, NY 10026

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $10 adv / $12 door
Ticket Notes: + 1 drink minimum

Eventbrite - Sat 3/23 - Tondrae Kemp Live at Billie's Black

**Announcement for Sat 3/23 - Tondrae Kemp Live at Billie's Black: One lucky advance ticket purchaser per day will win a copy of Tondrae Kemp's critically acclaimed CD, "Sun Money"! Winners to be chosen at 11:30pm each day beginning today thru March 22nd. Buy your ticket today for a chance to win! *Note: There are a limited number of advanced tickets being sold. Advance ticket link: http://tondraemar23.eventbrite.com/

For reservations call 212.280.2248
Music: Soul, Reggae, Blues, R&B


Tondrae Kemp:
Transplanted from New Orleans into the metropolis of New York, Tondrae Kemp has been growing exponentially since his departure to the big city. Where he was once known as a soul singer, he is now expounding on that notion by adding the potential for any genre to find its way into the music. From Hip Hop to Reggae, Rock, Electronic and always Soulful, TK could take you anywhere at any moment. Always with a fresh approach and always unhindered. Something different and sincere. As funny as it is musically fresh.

"Tondrae Kemp might not quite be the modern equivalent of a Curtis Mayfield or Donny Hathaway, but he just might be the closest that any modern artist has come." - About.com R&B/Soul Guide

Tondrae would say that he's "Just channeling whatever comes out. A true expression that I haven't attempted to gate or limit by description. An honest flow and expression." Look out for Tondrae's new album Sun Money, and the heavily bluesy video and single "Happiness" both online and in stores now.

Sun Singleton:
From singing as a sought-after side vocalist (Q-Tip, Nona Hendryx, N'Dea Davenport, Crown of Thorns, Angelique Kidjo) to performing as a dynamic lead, from music journalism (Vibe Magazine, Ebony Magazine) to online content producer (BET.com, Soulsummer.com), Sun Singleton's immersion into all things musical has lead to a distinctive receptiveness to collaboration and innovation. Her most recent work, a collection of soulful house remixes by London-based label Stilnovo Music, is available now for download at TRAXSOURCE.COM.

Surya Botofasina:
A seasoned performer (N'Dea Davenport, Hillary Duff, Amel Larrieux, ADM) and composer/producer (Ads for Heineken, L'Oreal, Becks, Toyota), Surya Botofasina dazzles audiences with his keyboard virtuosity and unique & soulful sound. With Alice Coltrane as his mentor and guide, and influences ranging from John Coltrane & Thelonious Monk to Public Enemy & Tupac Shakur, Surya traverses the musical spectrum, striving towards the exploration of Truth through his music. Reflected in his own words... "Music. Life. Love. Family. Om."

Billie's Black:
Besides being known for their amazing food (and let’s be clear: Billie’s Black serves food that is not just good; it is delicious), Billie’s also has gained respect from the city’s independent music scene. If an artist wants to do a show in Harlem, Billie’s is either first on their list or close to the top. Billie's Black has played host to many an event since owner Adriane Ferguson first opened the doors. After a modest start, they slowly developed a reputation for bringing exciting new and emerging artists - as well as fully established acts - to the Billie's Black stage.

For More Info:
http://www.tondrae.com
http://www.kwalityrecords.com
http://www.billiesblack.com

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