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Point Richmond Music Free Concert: Lady Bianca & Soji Sai Afrobeat

September 8, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Point Richmond Music’s (PRM) free music festival concludes on Friday, September 8th, with Lady Bianca Soji Sai Afrobeat! PRM, an all-volunteer non-profit organization, produces the series in support of its mission to build community through the unifying language of music. The street series runs on the second Friday of each month through September, from 5:30pm to 7:45pm in historic downtown Point Richmond (Park Place between West Richmond and Washington Avenues).

Local restaurants offer a wide array of cuisines, and a rotating selection of food trucks pull up to each concert. Proceeds from PRM’s bar directly support the music series. Festival-style seating is available with a limited number of chairs provided, and concert-goers are encouraged to bring their own festival/lawn chairs. Please visit www.pointrichmondmusic.org for more information.

Friday, September 8th:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Lady Bianca is a gospel and R&B vocalist/pianist, artist, and producer who has evolved into an icon in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is widely known as the “Queen of the Blues and Gospel.” She has performed, recorded and toured the world with Frank Zappa, Sly Stone, Van Morrison and John Lee Hooker as a featured vocalist and background vocal arranger. https://ladybiancabandzoogle.com/

6:45pm – 7:45pm – Soji Sai Afrobeat: Original Afrobeat from the San Francisco Bay Area. Adesoji “Soji” Odukogbe hails from Nigeria, and has the distinction of being a member of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s Africa 80 Band in the 1980’s as Fela Kuti’s Lead Guitarist. Soji & The Afro-Beat Band set the dance floor afire with a churning, polyrhythmic style that he simply calls “authentic original Afrobeat like Fela’s type of music, the traditional Afrobeat that nobody does.” Soji & The Afrobeat Band provides a pure Nigerian dance party. https://www.facebook.com/sojiafrobeat/

About Point Richmond Music:
Founded in 2001, Point Richmond Music (PRM) is a 501c3 nonprofit public benefit organization that provides free outdoor summer concerts as a way to build community through the unifying language of music. PRM concerts provide a gathering place for people of all ages, ethnicities, and walks of life by featuring musical talent from Richmond, the Bay Area and beyond. In addition to producing a free summer concert series, the group is proud to foster the development of the next generation of musicians through contributions to local school music programs. This collaborative effort relies on donations of time and money from volunteers and local businesses and organizations. Thank you to our 2023 sponsors to date: Republic Services, Mechanics Bank, East Brother Beer, Interactive Resources, Point Richmond Neighborhood Council, MSH Group, M.A. Hays and Wicked Code. For more information, please visit
www.pointrichmondmusic.org and www.facebook.com/ptrichmondmusic.

Details

Date:
September 8, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://pointrichmondmusic.org/