Things are about to heat up on the West Coast. Summer Walker has partnered with Live Nation Urban to curate a unique live experience dubbed A Hot Summer Night in LA. The one-night event will take place on June 24 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. Named Billboard Women in Music’s 2022 Chartbreaker recipient,…
About a year ago, Ogi, a rising vocalist of Nigerian descent, was at a crossroads, or what she describes to Rated R&B as an “existential crisis.” For as long as she can remember, she had a goal to enroll in law school after attaining her undergraduate degree. But, Ogi didn’t pursue that trajectory after graduating…
“Everything always starts from a voice note for me,” Alex Vaughn tells Rated R&B about her songwriting approach that only calls for a piano and a cell phone with a voice recorder. It’s a cathartic experience for Vaughn that doesn’t always have much intent behind it except to allow her to pour her emotions and…
June 28-30, 2019
San Diego, California, USA
Uniting music lovers from around the world at the picturesque Embarcadero Marina Park North, hosted by ERIC DARIUS, featuring BONEY JAMES, NORMAN BROWN, WEST COAST JAM feat RICHARD ELLIOT, PETER WHITE & DW3. Enjoy the Smooth Jazz lifestyle, and delicious cuisine in an amazing atmosphere – an unparalleled experience in California’s finest city.
AUG 9-11, 2019
Long Beach, California, USA
32nd Annual featuring ERIC BENET, BRIAN CULBERTSON, ARTURO SANDOVAL, NORMAN BROWN, PONCHO SANCHEZ and more! The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous knoll near a beautiful Lagoon in an incredible outdoor setting!
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