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Concert: Samantha Riott / James Brandon Lewis Trio

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Monday August 26 * 8pm * $10 * TICKETS

Samantha Riott is an NYC-based performer, prominent as a vocalist, musician, spoken word artist and writer. Confrontational and provocative in her work, she straddles the line between seductive siren & nihilistic hysteric, embarking on personal & socio-political endeavors with no-holds-barred intensity.

James Brandon Lewis Trio (NY/DC - James Brandon Lewis-Tenor Saxophone, Luke Stewart-Bass and Warren Trae Crudup III-Drums). James Brandon Lewis is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator. Lewis has received accolades from New York Times, Q Magazine and cultural tastemakers such as Ebony Magazine, who hailed him as one of the “7 Young Players to Watch” in today's scene. Lewis has shared stages with Ken Filiano, Darius Jones, Jason Hwang, William Parker, Hamiet Bluiett, Hamid Drake, Ravi Coltrane, Jimmy Heath Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Anthony Coleman and many others. James Brandon Lewis Leads numerous ensembles and is the co-founder of Poetry Music Ensemble Heroes Are Gang Leaders. Lewis attended Howard University and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.