Romanza: Akia Uwanda Concert
Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church
As part of St. Augustine's two-week Romanza Festivale, jazz musician Akia Uwanda McDaniel will bring her fresh, soulful sound to Trinity Episcopal Church Saturday, April 30, 2022.
McDaniel, a Jacksonville native, is classically and experientially trained. She is a multi-talented entertainer whose fans relate to her as the “girl next door.” McDaniel has infectiously captured the hearts and minds of many with her warmth and beautiful vocal stylings.
McDaniel has opened for Earth, Wind and Fire and Avery Sunshine and shared the stage with jazz greats, Gregory Porter and Kamasi Washington. She has performed at venues such as the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston; Carnegie Hall; in Italy and in South Korea. Akia captivates her audience with her beauty, virtuosity and extraordinary musical ability.
Her program this year is entitled “ A Tribute to The Ladies of New Jazz And Soul” featuring music from Sade, Anita Baker and Chaka Khan.
When: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022.
Where: Trinity Parish is located at 215 St. George St. in historic downtown.
This event is part of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts, an annual festival consisting of two weeks of historical, cultural and creative events celebrating all things St. Augustine. From April 29 to May 15, 2022, the nation’s oldest city will be jam-packed with music and dance concerts, living history events and historical tours, live theater, art exhibits and much more. To find out more about the full two weeks of events, visit here.
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