8pm Doors/DJ | 9pm Live Music
It's a jam session, it's a dance party, it's a live show — and it always features the hottest talent on the scene!! Sittin' In is the free, monthly jam session at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Blending edgy horns, choice vinyl, cutting edge MC's and soaring vocalists, each session is unique, led by a stellar lineup of guest hosts and their band of choice.
Ursula Rucker is a Philadelphia born poet, mother, activist and recording artist. She has been performing, recording and releasing works for over 20 years. Ursula has traveled and toured extensively, throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Africa, sharing her poetry, her heart and soul. She is dedicated to art for social change and committed to freedom fighting, truth-telling and peace.
Ursula has been awarded both the Leeway Foundation’s Art for Change & Transformation Awards. She is the feature of a documentary short called POET. Currently, Ursula is working on her 6th solo album, and planning her first book project.
Spread the word, come out, sit in.
The Kimmel Center gratefully acknowledges the Coca-Cola Refreshments and the Macy's Foundation for their generous support of Sittin' In.