produced by the Firey Strings Company
Brooklyn, New York
Our annual SouLyric 2 will be held at the Living Room, 134 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, Williamsburg 11249, on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:00pm. SouLyric 2 features emerging young artists from Bailey's Cafe, a Brooklyn-based non profit connecting generations through arts and service. The Bailey's Cafe Poets are Felicia Henry, Shashorna Bailey, Christina Vixamor and Akeem Issiah accompanied by Megan Atchley on violin, Nioka Workman on cello, Marvin Dolly on guitar and King Downing on percussion. SouLyric 2, is an annual event produced by the Firey String Company that includes collaborations with rappers, actors, poets and performance artists. This year we will present fresh, intimate, raw new work by the young poets of Bailey's Cafe directed by Stefanie Siegel. The poets will be accompanied by artists from the Firey Strings Company; Megan Atchley playing fiery violin licks, soulful sounds of cellist Nioka Workman, Jazz styling by guitarist Marvin Dolly and rocking' percussion by WBAI host King Downing.
Opening for SouLyric 2 is 'Gotham Lush' a Jazz, neo soul band led by Pamela Hamilton on violin and vocals., Norman Pors on keyboard , Kuriko Tsugawa on bass and David Greenaway on drums.