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The August Wilson African American Cultural Center

I Got Life

The Music of Nina Simone

Feb 04, 2021
8:00 PM

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Featuring Gerald Veasley and Carol Riddick


In a new partnership, Kimmel Cultural Campus joins The August Wilson African American Cultural Center to bring Philadelphia audiences “I Got Life: The Music of Nina Simone”. This intimate streaming concert experience features two legends of jazz and soul music to celebrate one iconic artist. Philly natives Carol Riddick and Gerald Veasley join forces in this intimate performance that explores the empowering music and messages of Nina Simone through four aspects of her legendary songbook: Quest, Passion, Fury and Hope. In this streaming concert, vocalist Carol Riddick and bassist Gerald Veasley lead an ensemble that re-imagines Nina Simone’s work with inventive energy. Both sharing a deep appreciation for Simone’s music and her activism, Veasley and Riddick understand there is no better time to perform this timeless music.

This program is virtual, no physical tickets will be mailed or held at the box office. You will receive a link and password to the virtual performance the day of the performance, 1 hour prior to the show. Please make sure to check your spam folder for the email. All ticket sales for each performance will end at 6:30pm in order for the performance access to be sent to all patrons.

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