Billie Holiday Celebration w/ Candice Hoyes

Billie Holiday Celebration w/ Candice Hoyes

Motor House will present international jazz recording artist, composer and activist Candice Hoyes’ Billie Holiday musical tribute and workshop on Sept. 14 and 15. Hoyes’ voice has been compared to Eartha Kitt, Nancy Wilson and Lena Horne. She uses themes such as the Jazz Age, feminism and black history as her music and teaching inspiration.

Soul Fiesta with DJ Jay Raggs

Soul Fiesta with DJ Jay Raggs

Join deejay for the night, Soul Fiesta creator and Nubohemia leader Jay Rags, for a dance party featuring soulful house music, Afrobeats, Afro-house, and Afro-Latin funk, plus an Afrobeats dance class with Marie Paul.

Dance Your Brass Off

Dance Your Brass Off

Motor House’s popular dance party featuring live brass bands returns for the fall iteration. This event will feature DC-based Black Masala, which fuses Eastern European music and big brass bands and features musicians from popular DC bands, including Thievery Corporation, Yellow Dubmarine and Bellflur. Black Masala will be joined be a Baltimore-based brass band. February’s event featured Rufus Roundtree and Da Bmore Brass...
Peabody Opera Presents “As One”

Peabody Opera Presents “As One”

In honor of Trans Awareness Day on Nov. 20, Motor House and Peabody Opera will present “As One,” which chronicles the coming-of-age of a trans woman. In this chamber opera for two singers and string quartet by composer Laura Kaminsky, librettist Mark Campbell and librettist/filmmaker Kimberly Reed, a mezzo-soprano and a baritone depict the experiences of its sole transgender protagonist, Hannah, as she endeavors to resolve the discord between herself and the...
The Blake Meister Jazz Ensemble

The Blake Meister Jazz Ensemble

The Blake Meister Quartet is led by bassist Blake Meister who has performed and recorded with a diversity of renowned musicians, including Marc Copland, David Kikoski, Gary Bartz, Steve Davis, and Warren Wolf. Blake Meister, bass Gray Thoma, saxophone Billy Williams, drums Larry Willis, piano This event is free and open to the public, and is an official Free Fall activity funded by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the...

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