Dessert with Bessie
Neshawn Calloway performs Bessie Smith tribute
Well-known local vocalist Neshawn Calloway will present her tribute to Bessie Smith on Saturday night, Aug. 25, at Metro Tabernacle Church.
Dessert with Bessie will start at 6 p.m. at the church, 2101 W. Shepherd Road. It can easily be reached by taking Airport Exit 1-A off Highway 153.
Calloway, who heads the vocal department at Center for Creative Arts, says she will present a set of Smith’s songs that includes “Downhearted Blues,” “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out” and “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”
“The second set will be a lot of R&B songs and I will be doing a tribute to Aretha Franklin,” says the singer.
She will be accompanied by Sound Advice.
The $15 ticket includes coffee and dessert. Tickets are available online at www.neshawn.net.