PRLog - June 20, 2010 - Washingtonians can add to their sizzling summer sounds when the 10th season of the free Summer Concert Series presented by DESHO Productions, welcomes Washington, D.C.’s newest Quiet Storm, critically-acclaimed Soul & Jazz Singer/Songwriter Kenny Wesley to the Live! On Woodrow Wilson Plaza Stage, on Thursday, July 1.
Soul/R&B/Jazz Singer-Songwriter Kenny Wesley
Kenny Wesley sings with the tenderness of a Luther Vandross, and in the same breath, with the agility and freedom of a Stevie Wonder and is fresh off of his performances at the 2010 Capital Jazz Festival (June 4-6) as a background vocalist with "Soul Sista Serenade" featuring Ann Nesby, Elisabeth Withers, & Angela Johnson, and as a featured background vocalist for Grammy-Award Winner Gordon Chambers during the 2010 D.C. Jazz Festival. His newest single, 'Serenity', to be released on his debut CD, is featured on the 2010 Kemp Mill Kool Kats CD Compilation (http://www.kempmillonline.com),
and the original version of 'Serenity' (2008) is soon to be released on The Contemporary Soul Songbook Vol 3 (UK).
Live! On Woodrow Wilson Plaza continues every weekday until September 24th, when it concludes with a special 5:00 p.m. performance by the Godfather of Go-Go, Mr. Chuck Brown. The free series opened with a kick-off performance by the O’Jays on Wednesday, June 9th.
All of the free concerts are played at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., from 12 noon – 1:30pm June through September.
Federal and private employees, locals and visitors are invited to enjoy exciting live music in the courtyard at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza. For more information about the free Summer Concert Series at Live! on Woodrow Wilson Plaza, visit http://www.itcdc.com.
About Live! On Woodrow Wilson Plaza
From salsa to strings, and blues to swing, Live! On Woodrow Wilson Plaza features hot entertainment in a cool cafe’ atmosphere throughout the summer. The free performances feature world-renowned entertainers in a variety of flavors, such as African dance, Celtic folk songs, jazz violin, hip hop, Latin swing and pop rock. For more information, visit http://www.itcdc.com.
About Kenny Wesley
His love for music and other cultures has taken him around the world where he has performed before presidents, dignitaries, heads of state, and high-profile celebrities. Kenny has opened for Anthony David and has shared the stage with several national recording artists such as Yolanda Adams, Gordon Chambers, Maya Azucena, Mike Phillips, Jimmy Sommers, Vikter Duplaix and Jean Carne. His songs have been featured by a host of worldwide media outlets to include: ABC’s “The View”, WHUR FM, Music Choice, Clear Channel’s Discovery! New, African Rhythms (UBC Radio), Candy Radio, 4DaSoul, SoulUnsigned, FunkyPeopleRadio, IAC, Fusions Radio, RadioIo and a host of other radio stations. To hear Kenny’s music, visit http://www.myspace.com/
About DESHO Productions
DESHO Productions possesses the full panoply of skills necessary to actualize ground-breaking international events. A decade's worth of production experience on six continents and in dozens of countries allows DESHO to not only conceive imaginative ideas that set the standard for innovative production, but to execute these concepts with unsurpassed attention to detail. DESHO developed the unique niche of designing creative events that fuse together cultural aesthetics with business objectives. Thus, DESHO's client base ranges from world-class museums and concert halls, to Fortune 500 companies searching for a unique and highly effective way to reach their target demographic.
For more information, visit http://www.deshoproductions.com.
About The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center facility brings together federal, state and regional trade resources, international trade related businesses and services to convey the United States' recognition of the importance of trade in linking countries and communities. The landmark building includes a Visitor Center, diverse food court, dramatic settings for conferences and weddings, and exquisite art and architecture, a slab of the Berlin Wall, self-guided tours, Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Internet access and a 625-seat amphitheater. For more information, visit http://www.downtowndc.org/
Press inquiries for Kenny Wesley contact:
Viola’s Babygirl’s Ventures, LLC
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