Message In The Music Unplugged Series

MITM Unplugged Concert Series 

MITM Unplugged Overview and Concert Calendar

Overview 

The MITM Unplugged Series is a theme and season-based showcase.  The unplugged series is also a promotional opportunity for positive and conscious artists to showcase their talents and connect with the community, their fans and supporters.

The show will consist of 2 separate conscious and positive artists with a 1-hour solo performance that is live, uncut, and uncensored and backed by a live band.  The season will be composed of six shows per season.  There will be a brief interview of the artist regarding their art, interest of importance and social ills affecting the black community.

The primary objective of the showcase is to encourage community support of positive artist in our community and to establish a creative economy whereby positive artist can $monetize from their art.  The audience will be encouraged to support the artist by making online and onsite donations, while the artist is performing, to support the artist career and for being a positive change agent in the community.  The artists are allowed to showcase & sale their products with a 100% return.

During the artist interview, the audience will have a chance to ask questions and learn more of the personality, vision, goals, and ambitions of the artists.  

The artist content must not contain the glamorization of sex, abuse of drugs or women, and violence!

Season One – Black-On-Black-Crime 

Show #1 – June 11th:
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Social 

2813 12 Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017 

Host: Thomas Lea (2Slick)
Band: Quiet Storm Band

Artist #1 – Big O. (Big Paper Chaser)

Artist #2 – Onaj

Attire: Business Casual. No tennis shoes or Timberland Boots

Show #2 – June 25th:
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Social 

Host: Thomas Lea (2Slick)
Band: Quiet Storm Band

Artist #1 – RAW (Realist Artist Within)

Artist #2 – Soncier

Attire: Business Casual. No tennis shoes or Timberland Boots

Show #3 – July 9th:
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Social 

Host: Thomas Lea (2Slick)
Band: Quiet Storm Band

Artist #1 – Ms. Yendi (Entire Show)

Attire: Business Casual. No tennis shoes or Timberland Boots

Show #4 – July 23rd:
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Social 

Host: Thomas Lea (2Slick)
Band: Wisdom Speaks

Artist #1 – D’Jon

Artist #2 – MTO

Attire: Business Casual. No tennis shoes or Timberland Boots

Show #5 – August 6th:
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Social 

Host: Thomas Lea (2Slick)
Band: Wisdom Speaks

Artist #1 – Michael Muhammad (Apocalips)

Artist #2 – Thomas Lea (2Slick)

Attire: Business Casual. No tennis shoes or Timberland Boots

Show #6 – August 20th:
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm 

Location: Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Social 

Host: Thomas Lea (2Slick)
Band: Wisdom Speaks

Artist #1 – Chee Chee The Motivator

Artist #2 – Da’Lon (Hugo Lon)

Attire: Business Casual. No tennis shoes or Timberland Boots

Sign-up and register now for the Message In The Music Unplugged Series. The unplugged series is a promotional opportunity for artists to connect with the community, their fans and others. Artists are allowed a 45 min – 1 hour solo performance that is live, uncut and uncensored.

There will be a brief interview of the artist to explore his or her music, personality, vision and ambitions. The artists are also allowed to express themselves around social issues that impacts our community and that’s dear to their heart.

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