Mwenso and the Shakes

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Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts at BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD

Mar 16, 2019

Mwenso and the Shakes

Michael Mwenso and The Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression.

Taking from the stylings of Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, James Brown and many other American musical legends – Michael Mwenso leads an electrifying show that is sure to leave you in awe.

“Onstage [Mwenso] is intense, prowling, ebullient” – New York Times

“Mwenso is a whirl of creative energy” – Afropop

“not only is Mwenso an exceptional musician, he also knows well how to lead a band and tell a dynamic story through music.” – Afropop

 

ADMISSION INFO

Doors open 30 minutes prior to show.  Ample free parking.  Cocktails, beer, and wine for sale.

 

Guests are encouraged to BYOF (Bring Your Own Feast) to enjoy at our jazz-style table seating, whether it be a picnic basket of your own munchies or take-out from the enormous array of restaurants within walking distance of BlackRock.

 

BlackRock members can join us at the Members’ Lounge during the intermission!  Join the BlackRock board and staff at our private Members’ Lounge, featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, as you mingle with like-minded art lovers in our BlackRock Family.  Not a member? Become one at http://www.blackrockcenter.org/membership-benefits/

Contact: 301-528-2260

Email: info@blackrockcenter.org

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BlackRock Center for the Arts

12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

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