Starting at $20
Starting at $20
- Presented by: Artist Series
- Runtime: 80 minutes
- Intermission: None
- Venue: Macky Auditorium
- Macky Auditorium Concert Hall, -0285, 1595 Pleasant St, Boulder, CO 80309
“Ms. Bridgewater spills with theatrics and sensuality…” ~The New York Times
2017 NEA Jazz Master and three-time Grammy and Tony Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater shares her journey in a musical exploration of her birth city. Opening the Artist Series with grace and gusto, the American jazz singer brings to Boulder selections from her new album—"Memphis ... Yes, I'm Ready." Bridgewater and her band The Memphis Soulphany invite you to experience the irresistible magic of the city’s blues, R&B and soul classics.
For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.
Performance date and time:
Saturday, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. Remind me
Dee Dee Bridgewater and The Memphis Soulphany perform selections from her album “Memphis ...Yes, I'm Ready,” as well as other songs.
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