Music Things To Do

Aug 8, 2012 – 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Mad. Sq. Music: Bettye LaVette

Closing the 2012 season is acclaimed R&B legend, Bettye LaVette. LaVette is an American singer-songwriter with a 2011 Grammy nomination for “Best Contemporary Blues Album.” In 2004, The Blues Foundation selected “A Woman Like Me” as “Blues Comeback Album of the Year,” and was the 2008 award winner for “Best Contemporary Blues Female Artist” at the Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Awards. She has been dedicated to the idiom since she was 16 years old, adopting the blues as her own and having been an unsung pioneer in the field of Rhythm and Blues.