June is African-American Music Appreciation Month. In honor of the great music many African-American artists have released over time, Florida Grammy showcase winner, ALEX presents, Soul of America a tribute to some of the greatest of soul music.
ALEX will perform classic tunes from soul singers Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, and Ray Charles. Soul of America will take place Saturday, June 20th at 2 PM; Doors open at 1PM
What: Soul of America: A Tribute to Otis Redding | Sam Cooke | Ray Charles in honor of African-American Music Appreciation Month
When: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Where: FST (Florida Studio Theater) 1241 Palm Ave., Sarasota, Fla.
Time: 2PM (Saturday Matinee)
ALL OF THE PROCEEDS FOR THIS EVENT WILL GO TO FLORIDA YOUTH BASED NON-PROFITS. For tickets and additional information please visit SOAFST.com
ALEX a Soul/R&B vocalist and actor is no stranger to the entertainment scene. Having started his entertainment career at the tender age of 7 years old, he toured throughout the southeast region with his siblings. ALEX has a growing following world-wide because of his #1 hit singles, Hope for Us and Love Line, Top 20 Billboard success, Don’t Walk Away, with his brothers, A7, and his electrifying soulful and engaging performances.
His polished lyrical styling and dynamic energy is a breath of fresh air with a very earthy twist that transcends multiple audiences everywhere he performs, including 2 of the Presidential Inaugural Galas, Premier of Bermuda Gala, Premier of Ireland Gala and many other prestigious galas, schools, colleges, corporate events, and festivals world-wide. ALEX has not only headlined his own shows, but has graced stages with entertainers and actors, such as Al Green, Bobby Rush, Eric Benet, John Legend, Kirk Franklin, Lamman Rucker, Leon and many others.
In addition to Alex’s music career, he’s started his own music program for students, ACT: Arts Conservatory for Teens. By creating ACT Alex is giving kids between the ages of 11-18 the opportunity to express themselves freely and encourage them to be creative while refining their artistic skills in a professional environment.