Summer Nights at the Perk: Kia BennettVisit Website
- Presented By: Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education
- Dates: June 21, 2023
- Location: Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education
- Address: 11810 Centre St.
- Phone: (804) 748-5555
- Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Price: FREE
Summer Nights at the Perk is Back at the Perkinson Center! Join us on our Panchita Cline Patio for a mid-week break with some great music, cool drinks, yummy food, art activities, and some good times! This series kicks off on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 with the smooth and groovy sounds of yesterday and today's soul R&B, Pop, and Jazz with Kia Bennett on vocals and Hannon Lane on guitar.
All concerts 6-8pm
Events will be held rain or shine!
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A native of Richmond, Virginia, and a product of Howard University, Kia made her introduction into entertainment while singing with former Washington D.C. group "Entyme" along with other respected soul artists Geno Young, Sy Smith, and Yahzarah. Kia is a member of the new school RAMP (Roy Ayers Music Production) whose musical contributions provided the world with samples for hits like A Tribe Called Quest's "Bonita Applebum", Mary J. Blige's "My Life" and Erykah Badu's "Amerykah's Promise". Ms. Bennett is best noted for her background vocals which supported international recording artists D'Angelo, Ledisi, Michael Bolton, Roy Ayers, and others.