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Alexander The Griot & Friends Presents: Up Close & Personal with Demetria M...

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Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar

254 West 72nd Street

(Broadway & West End)

New York, NY 10023

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Alexander The Griot is an artist and writer who performs and hosts the last Saturday of every month at the legendary Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar.

Each month he celebrates artistry by featuring some of the amazing artists he meets through his travels as a poet, trombone player, and writer.

Saturday October 28 is no different as he brings an amazing feature and some very special friends to the stage for a remarkable night of artistry

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Demetria McKinney is a triple threat actress, writer, and singer. Her most recent acting credits include praise for her portrayal of Whitney Houston in the Bobbi Kristina biopic, Tyler Perry’s House of Pain, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Quad, and Being Mary Jane just to name a few of her appearances.

Demetria has a great voice and her latest single EASY has charted on the R&B charts and her video has been in rotation on BET Soul. The single recently reached #5 on the Billboard Adult R&B charts. On Saturday, October 28th, Demetria McKinney performs EASY and her upcoming single releases from her recently released project OFFICIALLY YOURS

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Ebony often referred to as CT’s Gem is gifted singer from New Haven, Connecticut. Her appearances are as extensive as her range as she has performed gigs ranging from political inaugurations to upscale clubs such as The Dome. Ebony continues the legacy of talent you know upon hearing just her first name alone. She is an unforgettable talent.

Toni Steelz is a multi-award winning singer and actress. Her talent is limitless and without genre as she is a radio host, producer, and of course songstress. She has performed everywhere from MSG to SOB’s to BB Kings to The Triad. And Toni Steelz has enjoyed musical success with her songs “Just Me” and “Bitter” which reached #1 on Riverbnation charts!

Tenille Ja’Nae is all things artist. She is a singer, songwriter, keys playing amazing artist. She performs all over the country and we are thrilled to have her with us! Tenille’ Ja’Nae’s stage show is one that can’t be described it has to be experienced. She can cover anyone but as with any true artist she can make you fall in love with her original music.

HRH Dana will be performing alongside her brother in poetry Alexander The Griot. Her Royal Highness is a poetry powerhouse and dynamic writer. Dana writes for The Extraordinary Negroes, performs spoken word about topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to Love and allows herself to share vulnerability and emotion in an indescribable way. Oh, and when she is not writing, championing, or performing… she is most proud to be an amazing mom.

Vidal is a singer, songwriter, producer and model from Paris France who currently resides in New York City. He is working on his first project and is building his following one gig at a time as he develops his great potential into the artist he aspires to be.

DJ Kev-Ski will be playing all of your favorite R&B music before the show,between sets, and after the show. Kev-Ski is a legend in the industry as an original member of The Get Fresh Crew. He has toured with more artists than we can list and recently was a featured deejay on the Tom Joyner Cruise.

Doors open at 7PM
Showtime at 8PM

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