Friday March 24, 2023

07:00 PM - 11:00 pm

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City Winery Presents J. Ivy with Tarrey Torae live in concert on March 24 at 8 PM.

J. Ivy- The Poet Who Sat By The Door, The Grammy Celebration Tour

J. Ivy and his band visit City Winery on the heels of their Grammy win for The Poet Who Sat By The Door which brought home the inaugural Best Spoken Word Poetry Album award. J. Ivy provides an opus of observations on life with messages of endurance, love, passion, oppression, inspiration, faith and healing. The poet is the national spokesperson for Bulleit Bourbon, is Time Magazine’s Editor at Large for Poetry, and he is featured on this year’s Ebony Power 100 List. J. Ivy is widely known for his appearances on HBO Def Poetry and for his feature with Jay-Z on Kanye West’s 2004 album, The College Dropout. 

Truly, when it comes to the art of Hip-Hop Poetry, J. Ivy is the 1st of his kind. He is a pioneer, a trendsetter, one who has knocked down impossible doors, taking the Art of Poetry directly to today’s mainstream music & television arenas. His motivational motto, “Dreams Don’t Come True, They Are True,” has guided him from his native home Chicago to being featured on a 3x GRAMMY Award Winning Album, as well as becoming a Peabody, Clio, and NAACP Image Award Winning Poet and Artist. J. Ivy is currently nominated for his latest album, THE POET WHO SAT BY THE DOOR for the Best Spoken Word Poetry Album category and for the Tennessee State Marching Band’s The Urban Hymnal, which is nominated in the Best Gospel Roots category. From his breath taking performances for people of all ages to his appearances on countless television networks, J. Ivy’s passionate delivery always leaves spectators transfixed in a state of inspiration, and because of that he is recognized World Wide.


Friday March 24, 2023

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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