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Sharon & Shawn (Skyler Cumbia Opens)
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Sharon Sable and E. Shawn Qaissaunee create a beautiful soundscape that is both bold and understated, appealing to music lovers of all kinds.The musical paths that have brought them together are rich and varied and weave elements of jazz, world, pop and much more into their memorable and engaging performances. They are both based in Wilmington, DE and are fixtures on the region’s Jazz music scene. Sharon, originally from Pomona, NJ, has worked with international pop recording artist’s such as Pink, Babyface and Boyz II Men. Shawn was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and has performed for Vice President Joe Biden alongside virtuoso violinist Xiang Gao. Together, they most recently had the honor to share the stage with legendary musical visionary Stevie Wonder at a performance in Philadelphia.
“(Sharon Sable’s) voice is a gift… phraseology is pitch perfect… and her performance implores us to follow.” - Delaware Today Magazine
"Qaissaunee's ability to transcend the confines of a single style of music speaks volumes of his skills as an artist..one is immediately struck by the versatility and breadth of talent Qaissaunee possesses." - Sheldon T. Nunn of jazzreview.com
Opening the evening is Skyler Cumbia. Skyler, a multi-instrumentalist enjoys many genres of music, but will most often be found playing folk and pop music with an occasional jazz standard. She became involved in the music scene of Wilmington and the surrounding areas through open mics and gigging at coffee shops, breweries, and music festivals.
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 Doors open 7p.m.
Music begins 7:30
Delaware Friends of Folk Coffeehouse concert. 21 W. Loockerman St. Dover, De.
Admission is $7 for members of Delaware Friends of Folk, $10 for non-members, teens are half-price, and those 12 and under are admitted free. Cash Only Event! Fresh-brewed coffee, baked cookies and other snacks will be available. BYOB in moderation.
This Delaware Friends of Folk event is supported in part by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.
Upcoming Dates For This Event:
- 21 W Loockerman St Dover, Delaware
- Location: Dover Art League
- Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM