The Intruders is the headliner of D&K Entertainment when Don Jones, the promoter for the Arch Social Club, located 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue, presents a “Classic Soul Saturday,” 8 p.m. to midnight, May 30, featuring also “The Spindles, and Comedian, “Alabama”. BYOF and cash Bar. For ticket information, call 443-525-2715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello folks, my dear readers, I sure hope you are enjoying this beautiful weather God has gifted us with. I know I am. There are just so many places to go and things to do indoors and out when the weather is so warm and cozy.
This weekend and next are jumping with live entertainment all over Baltimore in several venues.
Not only has the Historical Arch Social Club’s new promoter, Don Jones, taken over the late George Haley’s position to book the best R&B entertainment, but it will be bigger and better. Find out 8 p.m., May 30 in the newly renovated upstairs Grand Ballroom at their Pennsylvania and North Avenue location. See photo for line-up.
Vibraphonist Warren Wolf Jr. and his group with special guest saxophonist, Antonio Hart will perform jazz standards as well as original compositions at the Jazzway 6004, located 6004 Hollins Avenue, Baltimore, “8th Anniversary Concert” at 8 p.m. on June 13. For ticket information, call 410-952-4528 or 410-624-2222.
Last Chance Entertainment will present an “Over 40 Karaoke Contest and Live Show,” 4 to 8 p.m., June 7 at the Forest Park Senior Center, 4801 Liberty Heights Avenue. It is cabaret style; BYOB and BYOF, but they will supply free set ups, with ice and sodas. I suggest you take your cooler with your own ice and that way you don’t have to stand in line. They will also have full course dinners on sale. “Smokey” is the host and his events are always out-of-sight. For ticket information, call 410-532-2274.
Lexington Market recent 25th Annual Preakness Celebrity Crab Derby was a great success. Darlene Hudson was the hostess and John Carrington of WCAO, Heaven 600 was the emcee for this fun event. These are the local media celebrities who were the Blue Crabs Jockeys who participated in the race.
Our girl, Adrienne Davis, Maceo’s popular starmaid is presenting a weekend bus trip to Wildwood N.J. for a Wildwood Seafood Feast, featuring an all you can eat seafood buffet on June 8-11. Package includes: 3 nights motel accommodations, 3 full breakfasts, 3 dinners including the seafood feast, a trip to an Atlantic City casino with a bonus package and much more. Call Adrienne at 410-448-0275 or 443-799-9398.
African American Author’s Expo with Charm City Jazz and Spirit Cruises will host a “Jazz & Party Cruise,” boarding at 9 p.m., May 30, and returning at 1 a.m. It will begrown folks night on the water for a moonlight celebration. Live entertainment will be performed by “Fahrenheit. To purchase your tickets, go to www.charmcityjazz.com.
Keith Jones, who is a native of Washington, DC, is a renowned drummer will perform at the “Back Down Memory Lane Oldies But Goodies at the Forest Park Senior Center.
Mt. Hill Missionary Baptist Church will present the “Best of the Gospel and the 7 Keys” on June 13 at Bridgeton Senior High School, 111 Northwest Avenue in Bridgeton, N.J. Doors open at 2 p.m. The line-up is: The Highway QC’s, The Five Blind Boys (Jackson, Mississippi), Gospel Keynotes, Jay Caldwell & the Gospel Ambassadors, The Exciting StephensSingers, Renewed of the Carolinas, James Nesmith & the Original Gospel Helpers; Deacon Leslie Pittman & Harmonica Gospel and Inspiring Hank. The hostess is Teresa Cadogan. For ticket information, call Tracy Suggs at 609-680-7175.
Tye Lovell is an accomplished vocalist, guitarist, arranger and composer will be performing with Keith Jones, who is a native of Washington, DC, currently runs the day-to-day operations of SeaDepth Entertainment and is a renowned drummer will perform at the “Back Down Memory Lane Oldies But Goodies Cabaret, 8 p.m. to midnight, May 30, at the Forest Park Senior Center, 4801 Liberty Heights Avenue.
Ladies and gentlemen, more live music when the Royal Theater and Community Heritage Corporation presents The Courtyard Summer Music Series with “A Taste of Jazz @ The Avenue Bakery, featuring live entertainment performing Motown sounds and oldies, 4 to 8 p.m., June 6, at 2229 Pennsylvania Avenue, (corner of Pennsylvania Avenue & Baker Street) in Baltimore. Your host is James Hamlin, the owner of the Avenue Bakery. For more information, no need to call, just stop by. Light wine and food is on sale and yours truly will be there with my latest books to autograph.
Enjoy your weekend; hopefully I will see you around. Be good to each other and remember; if you feel down and depressed, find some music.
I am now out of time and space, if you need me, just call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at email@example.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.