Bessie, Billie & Nina | Popejoy Hall -

Bessie, Billie & Nina | Popejoy Hall

Sunday, March 27, 2022 @ 3:00 pm

$25 – $65

Popejoy Hall

203 Cornell Dr
Albuquerque, NM 87131 United States
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Phone: 505-277-8010

Popejoy Hall presents the enduring voices of Bessie, Billie & Nina: Pioneering Women In Jazz, Sunday, March 27, 2022, 3 p.m. From the Jim Crow era-South through the turbulent 1960s, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone were among the most influential and popular singers of their times. They wielded their exceptional talents to combat racial prejudice, sexism, and poverty. They spoke to and for the disenfranchised as women, African Americans, and artists. Bessie, Billie & Nina — Pioneering Women in Jazz features three dynamic vocalists: Charenée Wade, Camille Thurman, and Tahira Clayton. Backed by an all-female band, they celebrate the enduring legacies of these iconic artists with performances of the classic songs. Tickets are $25-$65. For more information, visit the website, or call 505-925-5858.