Award-winning blues and soul vocalist Janiva Magness will celebrate the release of her new Alligator Records CD, “Stronger for it,” with a live performance at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., in Winters on Friday, Aug. 31, at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20.
A charismatic artist known for her electrifying live shows, Magness is among the premier blues and R&B singers in the world today. Her voice possesses an earthy, raw honesty born from her life experience.
Last year, Magness was nominated for four 2011 Blues Music Awards: B.B. King Entertainer of the Year; Album of the Year (“The Devil is an Angel Too”); Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year and Contemporary Blues Album of the Year (“The Devil is an Angel Too”). She won the coveted 2009 Blues Music Award for B.B. King Entertainer of the Year — only the second woman to ever win this award, Koko Taylor being the first — and for Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year, an honor she also received in 2006 and 2007.<a title=Read More href= http://www.davisenterprise.com/arts/janiva-magness-celebrates-new-release-at-the-palms/>Read More</a>