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July Events Worth Checking Out!!!

July Events Worth Checking Out!!!

Just a few of the “happenings”, being shared with myself and the IndieHighway staff…


July 2: (3,4,5)

The Essence Music Festival

New Orleans premier 4 day arts festival, which not only features established major label artist, but just as many ( if not more), established independent artist, as well as up and coming acts:

Music, Spoken Word, Comedy, Graphic & Food art etc; all day long(4 days)…this ones got it all, an annual crowd pleaser, definitely a bucket list item for those who have not yet experienced it…

July 3:

Navasha Daya & Special Guest:

2015 Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

1571 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, Ohio…216.383.1124

Co-Founder & former lead singer of the iconic B-More based band “Fertile Ground”, brings her Spiritual, Jazz laden, Funky, Neo-Soul, Electic, Signature sound to Cleveland Audiences…

July 9:

Russell Taylor:

Touche: Washington D.C.

Lincoln Park Festival: Newark NJ(7-15)

The soulful crooner, funky band leader, takes on DC & Newark in the same week…


MoJaBlu ( Motown Jazz and Blues) Stapleton Series 2:45 pm

4949 Valentia Street (49th & Stapleton)

Fresh off her first European tour, Such and the band (Horns, Guitar, Keys, Bass, Drums, Backup Vocals…a Band!), land in Denver…definite must see…

July 11:

DeJaVoux @ Lit Lounge 8pm, 93 2nd Ave, NYC 10003

The turn of the millennium chart topping duo, has returned t0 the scene with a vengeance, catch them here!

July 18:

The return of the Saturday Night Social!

The Speakeasy Lounge inside the historic Hippodrome Theater,  528 N. 2nd St., Richmond VA, 23219, 804.404.2640

The 5th anniversary kickoff has performances by J.Tucker & the Krewe, ISH, & Carmen Rodgers, hosted by Jarrad Anthony and fast becoming part of the must do stop as a part of your summer music movement…

July 30:

The Elijah Bland Experience(EBX)

Live @ 54 Below 8:45

254 W. 54 St (Cellar); New York, NY 10019

The Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Musician, Actor, Artist….#Entertainer in is debut EBX performance…check it out!