Movie buffs might recognize Ledisi from the Oscar-winning film “Selma” in which she played gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
Currently, Ledisi pays tribute to another legend: Nina Simone.
The Oakland-raised performer brings her “Ledisi Sings Nina” tour to St. Petersburg where she last played in February of 2020—the same year she won her first Grammy (Best Traditional R&B Performance” for the song “Anything for You”).
FYI, the “Meet and Greet” VIP package requires proof of vaccination, regular seating does not.
Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...