Sunday, August 5, 2018, from 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Thornetta Davis – Detroit’s Queen of the Blues:
T H O R N E T T A D A V I S
INTERNATIONAL SINGER, SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST
SAG and AFTRA Member
CROWNED “DETROIT’S QUEEN OF BLUES” BY THE DETROIT BLUES SOCIETY IN 2015
INDUCTED INTO THE CANADA SOUTH BLUES MUSEUM 2012
WINNER OF OVER 25 DETROIT MUSIC AWARDS INCLUDING 2015 FOR
BEST BLUES/R&B VOCALIST
DETROIT BLUES SOCIETY LIVING LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPENT 2009
For over 25 years this multi-talented International Singer and Songwriter from Detroit MI, USA has excited and wowed audiences all over the world. Her voice is strong, commanding, melodic and smooth. She tells her stories with incredible delivery and leaves her audiences wanting more. Backed by her great band of Detroit Musicians.
She first gained attention in 1987 when she became back up singer for the Detroit soul band “Lamont Zodiac and The Love Signs”. Shortly after, the lead singer left the band and the name changed to “The Chisel Brothers featuring Thornetta Davis”. In 1996 Thornetta recorded her first solo album “Sunday Morning Music” on the Seattle based label “Sub Pop” which received a rave revue in the national Entertainment Weekly magazine. Her song “Cry” from that album was featured on the HBO hit cable drama “The Sopranos”.
from reverb nation:
Also played at Swingin’ at the Shell
Sunday, August 6, 2017