LAST MINUTE: The BRC Serenades Sam Cooke–June 4

The BRC Orchestra pays tribute to the crooner who would've been 80 this year.


The Black Rock Coalition orchestra, under the direction of guitarist Andre LaSalle, pays tribute to icon Sam Cooke. BRC prez LaRonda Davis writes

saturday, jun 4, 7p sharp
schomburg (515 malcolm x blvd, nyc, 2/3 train to 135th st)

performed by the inimitable brc orchestra under the musical direction of andre lassalle, this promises to be much more than just another saturday night. in addition to stellar musical performances, brandon victor dixon (critically acclaimed on the demanding new york stage) will give deeper insight into the life behind the musicianship.

And check out this cool incentive:

Buy online and email digital proof to us by 5pm tomorrow (sat jun 4), and get a free membership to the brc through december 2011 as well as the latest brc compilation cd, “rock ‘n’ roll reparations, vol 2″ featuring some of the hottest progressive artists out there: including fishbone, earl greyhound, stew and the negro problem, mcrad and helixdown among 20 others.

Send your email to ldavis [AT] blackrockcoalition DOT org with “BRC Sam Cooke tix” in the subject line.

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