Yanira Castro, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Irene Hsiao create performance pieces for the at-home audience; Pride comes out of the closet with a new name.
Arts and culture happenings from Fri 3/6 to Sun 3/8.
Can someone please give Meshell Ndegeocello a Grammy already? The ten-time nominee, also known as Meshell Suhalia Bashir-Shakur, has forged a distinctive and idiosyncratic path since her 1993 debut Plantation Lullabies. The singer and multi-instrumentalist has also become known for her social activism, and she’s contributed work to compilations, tributes, and anthologies including AIDS-research benefits […]
Current musical obsessions of Rae Amitay of Immortal Bird, M.K. of Fin, and Philip Montoro of the Reader
Meshell Ndegeocello is a monster bassist and captivating singer who can mine gold in numerous styles, including funk, soul, electric jazz, pop, and rock. Her versatility once seemed to hold her back—early in her career she rapidly bounced between ideas—but she refined her style as time passed, and now she’s one of the most satisfying, […]
After constantly reshaping his homage to the great pianist, singer, and composer, Moran finally takes his project into the studio.
The best shows to see on Mon 9/15 through Wed 9/17
Nine of my favorite soul tracks that push for a better world
Meshell Ndegeocello is a natural choice to guest at the Chicago Jazz Ensemble’s Mingus homage Friday night
Spread over four days, the festival’s seventh installment features Emilie Simon, Meshell Ndegeocello, JD Samson, and Psalm One.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Lou Barlow, Jemina Pearl, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dethklok, Converge, Wilco, and more
Meshell Ndegeocello brings her latest reinvention to town.