Sunday, June 29
LADIES SING THE BLUES II
Carol “Mama O” Rogers, Kainette Jones, Cynthia Taylor, Shasta Holland
Slowdown, 729 N 14th St.
Doors 6 p.m., Music 7 p.m., $15 ADV, $20 Day of Show
Local blues and jazz women perform for this Second Annual Fundraiser for ICARE Youth Services, Inc. Kainette Jones has toured with world-renowned blues singer, Vernon Garrett, whose hit records include “When Something’s Wrong With My Baby.” Cynthia Taylor leads The All Blues Band and is featured vocalist for The Curly Martin Trio, Shasta Holland sings with the Zone and Trim King. Carol “Mama O” Rogers has recorded and toured with Sergio Mendes, winning a Grammy with Mendes for Brasileiro. Her voice has been featured on major motion picture soundtracks. She is also a widely-respected vocal teacher and mentor. ICARE has served over 500 at-risk teens in the Omaha community. -B.J. Huchtemann