Lea Gilmore, Baltimore’s own Empress of Jazz, gospel and blues will be in concert, 8 p.m., March 7 at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, 6200 N. Charles Street in Baltimore.

Gilmore has been named by Essence as one of “25 Women Shaping the World,” and regularly performs to sold-out audiences around the world. Her new album, Classically Blue: Lea Gilmore Live at the Eubie Blake Center has just been released on CD. She is accompanied by her band Classically Blue (Derrick Thompson, piano; Mitchell Coates, bass; Jesse “Jay” Moody III, drums).

For ticket information and more, visit  commongroundonthehill.org/Baltimore_concert_series.html.