EVENT CANCELLED: WRTI Concert Series: Singer-Songwriter Lili Añel at City Winery, Philadelphia, May 23rd
Check out Lili Añel and her band at City Winery, Philadelphia on Monday, May 23rd at 8 PM. It's the first event in the WRTI Concert Series at this incredible venue.
A songwriter whose music extends the boundaries of jazz, R&B, soul and folk music, Añel will perform songs from her recent release, Better Days (remastered), at this special appearance with WRTI's J. Michael Harrison on hand as emcee. Añel will be accompanied by her band Loft, including Dale Melton, Jeff Blount and Jonathan Whitney.
Whether engaging you in one of her original songs or reinterpreting Nina Simone, Añel makes these classics her own, holding the listener in the in the palm of her hand, be it live or on record. Together with her exceptional band, prepare to be uplifted by her voice and her songs.
Press reviews for Lili Añel:
“Her songs are consistently excellent” – Christopher Loudon/JazzTimes
“Think Joan Armatrading, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone all rolled into one, infused with her own consciousness as a woman with mixed parentage (Black and Cuban), and raised in New York’s Spanish Harlem.” – Ken Franckling/ kenfrancklingjazznotes.blogspot.com
“A uniquely gifted artist who is raw, ethereal and incredibly real. Lili sounds like no one but herself, a rare gift in an industry of clones” – Brent Black/Not Just Jazz
Lili Añel and her band at City Winery, Philadelphia, Monday, May 23rd.
Tickets here. Doors open at 6 PM, and the concert starts at 8 PM.
City Winery, Philadelphia, is a proud sponsor of WRTI.
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