Doors at 6:00pm | 21+ admitted | Set at 7:30pm
2 drink minimum for table service | Happy Hour 6pm-7pm
Smooth vocals, soulful music, contemporary groove...international recording artist and songwriter Kenya is a soul and jazz artist whose current album My Own Skin (2015, Expansion Records - Europe & KenyaMJ Music Productions - US) charted at #1 on the UK Soul Chart for four consecutive weeks. In the States, two singles from the album, "Be Here" feat. Kloud 9 and "Let Me", reached Top 40 on the R&B Billboard Chart, while the title track "My Own Skin" and “Be Here” (Smooth Jazz Mix) are in radio rotation on several smooth jazz radio stations. Based in Chicago, Kenya is the 2014 recipient of the Black Women in Jazz "Best Black Female 'Rising Star' Jazz Artist" award and has opened for recording & Grammy award winning artists Lalah Hathaway, Rachelle Ferrell, and Mint Condition's Stokley Williams. Performing at such international venues as House of Blues in Chicago, Blues Alley in D.C., and Jazz Cafe in London to name a few, Kenya delights diverse crowds with her melodic tone, engaging stage presence and a dynamic performance that leaves audiences wanting more.
"Kenya is plenty warm in her own skin -- coming on with full, rich quality right from the first note - the kind of indie soul power we haven't heard this well in a while." - DUSTY GROOVE RECORDS, CHICAGO
"What you get from (Kenya) is complete songs in the vain of legends like Earth Wind & Fire." - SOULTRAIN.COM
"Kenya is a very welcome addition to the indie soul musical world." - SOULTRACKS.COM