Tag Archives: independent artists

Doug E. Fresh and Rare Essence to perform at Ibiza on Aug 11, 2012

The Old School Day Party featuring Doug E. Fresh and Rare Essence on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Ibiza in Washington DC. located at 1222 First St, NE. Special performances by Sugar Bear and EU (Experience Unlimited).

FREE EVENT: Staples 912 Neighborhood Tech Day F/ Stacy Lattisaw And Sylver Logan Sharp

Staples Neighborhood Tech Day is taking place on Saturday, April 28th. The time for this Free Community event is 8 AM until 9 PM. This is an opportunity to come out to mingle and network while getting your PC Tuned Up for FREE. If that’s not incentive enough then consider the following; R&B and Gospel Music Icon; Stacy Lattisaw will be there from 10 AM until 2 PM signing her book; Renewed. Staples is also bringing you another home grown songstress; Sylver Logan Sharp, formerly of Continue reading →

Tribute to the music of Prince, The Time and Alexander O’Neal

BRENCORE Entertainment presents … A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF PRINCE, THE TIME and ALEXANDER O’NEAL on Friday, March 16, 2012 at The Carlyle Club (located at 411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314) Dinner Reservations: 6:30 PM Show Time: 8:00 PM Advanced Tickets: $25 Day of Event: $30 For more information call 2440-601-6803 or visit www.brencore.com

Indie Gogo and Kickstarter are good sites to help you fund your next project

In this day and age where money is a little hard to come by (or if you want to see how loyal your fan base is), I’ve come across two great sites that will allow you to create a fundraiser for your next project. www.IndieGoGo.com IndieGoGo helps you raise more money, from more people, faster. Have something you are passionate about? On IndieGoGo you can create a funding campaign to raise money quickly and securely. Our trusted platform has helped to raise millions of dollars Continue reading →

A few images from Tiff Parker, Ms Maryland photo shoot

A few images from my photo shoot with Tiff Parker (Miss Maryland 2011). Model: Tiff Parker, Miss Maryland Hair: Ashinea Smith of Zipphorah’s Touch Salon 2000 Spaulding Ave Ste A, Suitland,MD 20746 * 240-304-3132 Makeup: Viette Smith Photography: www.AprilSimsPhotography.com

Slave Painting Chains Gold; New Slavery [pic]

In my internet travels I came across this image by Pawel Kuczynski that depicts words that have been running rampant through my mind over the past few years. Many are trading their souls for five minutes of fame. Many wear His cross, which in religion is a sign of sacrifice and peace. However instead of creating more peace, many are willing to beg, steal and even worst – – increase the deceased. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole Continue reading →

Indie Find: Bridgette Bryant [video]

Indie Artist Bridget Bryant was introduced to me (via the following video) on Facebook (Fri., Jan. 6, 2012) by my friend Sandi I. I have this video on repeat. It is beautiful background music as well as extraordinary foreground music. Bryant’s voice beautifully accompanies the soothing music of her song “Soft Place.” After you watch the above, leave a comment below and let me know what you think.

Tribute to the music of Rick James, Teena Marie and Vesta Williams

BRENCORE Entertainment will pay tribute to the music of Rick James, Teena Marie and Vesta on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at The Carlyle Club  in Alexandria, VA. Showtime begins at 8:00 p.m. and the admission fee is $25.00 online at www.thecarlyleclub.com or $30.00 the day of the event. For more information please contact BRENCORE Entertainment at 240-601-6803.

Janice B. CD release party

Janice B. CD Release Party NO COVER CHARGE Saturday, December 17, 2011 8:00 P.M. Teavolve 1401 S. Aliceanna Street Baltimore, Maryland Hosted by QueenEarth featuring David ‘Native Son’ Ross, Ama Chandra and The Stinkiface.com Band ————————————————— Follow Janice on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/JBuerkli and “like” her page on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/Janice-B/93235821606.

My Life by Janice B. is now available for purchase

The Long awaited CD by Janice B. entitled My Life is now available for purchase. Janice B’s voice is a smooth combination of Sade and Anita Baker. The CD release party for My Life will take place at Teavolve Cafe & Lounge on Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Teavolve Cafe is located at 1401 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Street parking is available. Parking garage is located one block north at the corner of Eden and Fleet Street. The event will Continue reading →

The Christopher Fields Project is now available on CDbaby and Amazon

My friend Christopher L. Fields has finally given birth to a three year dream. He has worked extremely hard to get his words tight, along with the music and vocals on his latest CD project. It is an experience from beginning to end. Album Notes Each element that comprises The Christopher Fields Project is strong enough to stand on it’s own, but when Poetry and Soul Music are fused together through Passion and Perseverance, a brand new genre of Artistic Expression is born. Welcome to Continue reading →

Janice B.'s Kickstarter Campaign for her 1st Full Length CD

My friend Janice Buerkli aka Janice B. needs our help with her first full length CD project. Janice’s voice in my opinion is the perfect blend of Sade and Anita Baker. She is on a mission to bring real music back. Put your money where your mouth is and help independent artists. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/janiceb/janice-bs-kickstarter-campaign-for-her-1st-full-le

Indie Find: Independent Artist Jana Mashonee

Official Website: www.JanaMashonee.com Facebook Fan Page Myspace Page “Incredible rendition of Sam Cooke‘s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come‘. The best that I have heard since the original version.” ~ April Sims Bio Source: JanaMashonee.com With her new album, New Moon Born, poised to burst onto the mainstream music scene, it’s no wonder Jana Mashonee is all smiles these days. The album represents a significant departure from her previous endeavors, taking on a decidedly more upbeat rhythm and blues flavor. “The album is about rebirth and Continue reading →

Indie Find: Independent Artists Milan Latin Jazz Quartet

Webpage: http://www.milanlatinjazzquartet.com Location: Milan, Lombardia, Italy Description: The Italian colour of Latin Jazz Style Biography: Milan Latin Jazz Quartet Raffaele Kohler Great talent and great sensibility as a Trumpet player and composer often his sound is defined as a ” Velvety Sound ” for his softness and warm timbre.Gifted also with a special technique and abilities in addition to his experience he is always able to enchant those listening to his improvisations. In this Album he give us two unique compositions “Primo” inspired by the Continue reading →

Indie Find: Independent Artist Dave Patten

Webpage: http://www.DavePatten.com Location: Havertown, PA, USA Music Promotion via MusicSubmit.com BIO Dave Patten creates his own brand of music from start to finish. Everything you hear on the singer/songwriter’s self-produced albums – acoustic and electric guitars, piano, drums, bass, synthesized horns and string parts – is Dave. Rarely does a musician have the ability and talent to synchronize each aspect of his tracks to the exact specifications of his creative vision. Yet Dave’s vocals alone make him a standout. His deep and powerful voice, combined Continue reading →

Indie Find: Independent Artist Lady Flava

Susan Koshi aka Lady Flava is one of the hardest working individuals in the independent (indie) artist game. She is a die hard lover of the arts, which makes her push so hard to get the word out around the globe about positive indie artists. Many times people complain about the problem and do nothing about the solution. Many feel the other guy or gal will take care of it. Well, I am here to tell you that Lady Flava is the other gal and Continue reading →

Indie Find: Mark Goggins, CEO of The Black Poetry Cafe and BPC Entertainment, LLC

Official Biography (courtesy of TheBlackRevolution.net) Mark Goggins was born in Charleston, S.C. on October 13, 1966 during the latter stages of the Civil Rights movement and during the birth of what became known as the Black Power movement. He graduated from Middleton high school in 1985 and joined the U.S. Army where he served four years as a cavalry scout trained in reconnaissance and surveillance. He began writing poetry seriously in the early 1990’s as a way to express his innermost feelings about the racism Continue reading →

Indie Find: Independent Artist Barry Southgate [videos]

Independent artist Barry Southgate singing ‘The Christmas Song‘ live on Good Morning, along with video of ‘Don’t You Think?‘. Don’t You Think? by Southgate is available on iTunes. Southgate has such a baby face – – I could just squeeze his cheeks like the Auntie that everyone always runs from. He has such a beautiful voice. I wish him much success on his career in the music industry. I was introduced to Southgate‘s music via independent artist Natalie Brown. What do you think of Brian Continue reading →

Indie Find: Lisa Lavie singing Natasha Bedingfield’s ‘Wild Horses’ [video]

Lisa Lavie singing Natasha Bedingfield‘s ‘Wild Horses.’ This young lady can sing her face off.  I love her voice. Two thumbs up. View more videos by Lisa Lavie on Youtube. What do you think of Lisa Lavie? Do you like her rendition of ‘Wild Horse?’