Described by Vibe magazine as “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride,” singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon has moved audiences with her big-hearted, hold-nothing-back approach to rock, blues, R&B, country, folk, spirituals and funk.
She was acclaimed by the New York Times for her “love of mixing things up…[her] vocal style ranges from a dirty blues moan to a gospel shout to an ethereal croon.” Leading her band BIGLovely, Reagon’s concert celebrates all that’s dynamic, progressive and uplifting in American music.
For over nearly 30 years, Reagon has collaborated with top innovators across a wide spectrum of the entertainment field. Since Lenny Kravitz chose her, straight out of college, to open for him on his first world tour, she has gone on to share stages with notable colleagues such as Nona Hendryx, Elvis Costello, Ani DiFranco, Pete Seeger, Dar Williams, Lizz Wright, Me’shell NdegéOcello and Marc Anthony Thompson (aka Chocolate Genius).
Toshi Reagon’s performances with her mother, Bernice Johnson Reagon – civil rights activist and founder of the a cappella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock – are legendary.
A Q&A session with the artist will follow this special performance. The event is presented in partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College.
Tickets are $10 for Flushing Town Hall members, students, and Queens College faculty and staff members, and $16 for non-members. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/29ROhil.