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Womens History Month: Songwriter Showcase
March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Come out and listen to 4 of your favorite Baltimore songwriters and celebrate women in music. Each artist will share stories, original music, and maybe even some of their favorite covers songs. Come out and see why these she-roes are making waves in the music scene.
Show 8 – 10:30pm
$15 advance/ $20 at the door
Merch, drinks, tips. Order food in!!!
Heather Lloyd – Heather Aubrey Lloyd is what you get when a recovering reporter, performance poet and fairy tale collector writes songs. Her full, passionate voice, poetic storytelling and love of percussion features prominently in her band, Baltimore’s ilyAIMY (i love you And I Miss You). After nearly two decades and 45 states, performing everywhere from bars to bait shops to clothing-optional resorts, Lloyd started work on her first solo studio CD. 2017’s “A Message in the Mess” won the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Director’s Award for “Album of the Year,” defying genre and even conventional instruments to tell it’s stories with bubble wrap and upright
Chelsea Monae – Whether she is singing, spitting poetry, or rapping, Chelsea Monae brings fresh energy to acoustic soul and R&B music. Heavily influenced by artists like Lauryn Hill and Whitney Houston Monae aims to encourage her audience to evaluate the reality of living with and loving others through a social-political lens. She released her first EP in 2015 and has since shared stages with KRS-One and Bone Thugs N Harmony. As she works on her upcoming album, Monae continues to use music to spread love and empowering messages on stages throughout Baltimore.
Teporah – Nursed on classical, jazz, blues, and folk, Teporah’s style is reminiscent of standby pianists like Laura Nyro. Her voice rides both tracks: effervesct floating soprano stylings, plus a throaty, sultry power.
QueenEarth – Currently curating shows at Motor House as a part of their Creative Crossroads residency programs, QE enjoys making music and organizing events for community and activism. Missy Smith (QueenEarth) is a singer/songwriter and creative professional. She has over ten years of experience as a performer, educator, and event planner. Her coursework and portfolio include writing and composition, curriculum and instruction, diversity and inclusion, and arts integration for classrooms, events, and programs.
The QueenEarth Band (TQB) hosts an open mic every 2nd Tuesday in Baltimore at Motor House. Grounded, an eclectic performance venue for musicians, poets, and storytellers, is in its 5th season