@ City Winery
Thursday February 9, 2023
06:30 PM - 9:30 pm
ABOUT THE SHOW
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. was founded in 1938 in Philadelphia, PA. Twenty mothers came together with the focus of providing educational, cultural and social opportunities to youth ages 2-19. Since 1938 that dedication remains the same as we work toward improving the lives of all children, particularly African American children. Today Jack and Jill of America has over 252 chapters nationwide, representing over 40,000 families.
The Jack and Jill Foundation is the 501c3 philanthropic partner to Jack and Jill of America, Inc. whose mission is to address issues affecting African American children and families, by investing in programs and services that create a strong foundation for children to thrive long-term. The Foundation’s philanthropic focus areas are African American Families, Education, and Health and Wellness.
Avery*Sunshine takes no detours in creating melodious music for the masses. She makes the kind of music that undeniably satisfies the soul. Her sound is uplifting, vibrant, and exactly as her namesake suggests, full of sunshine. She brings people together through her riveting stage performances, candid and often humorous stage banter, and optimistic anthems about love and life. Born Denise White in Chester, Pennsylvania, her roots are firmly grounded in the church. Avery, along with her Grammy award winning, creative life partner, Dana “BigDane” Johnson; the singer, pianist and composer has created a remarkable and unforgettable sound.
Most known for the #1 Billboard chart hit single “Call My Name” from her critically heralded sophomore project: The Sunroom, Avery and Dana were awarded ASCAP’s Rhythm and Soul Song of the Year Award. Amongst Avery’s award acknowledgements are nominations for both the Soul Train Award and BET Centric Award. From numerous sold-out shows and career milestones that include a UK tour opening for the late B.B. King, a performance on The Jools Holland Show and four Hot Adult R&B top 20 Billboard hits, as an endorsed artist with the Yamaha Entertainment family, she was invited multiple times to perform for and by the late Ms. Aretha Franklin.
Thursday February 09, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Various Cover: $70 - $100