At 730 PM Thursday November 9th, Shakura S’aida and her band will be next up at Plattsburgh Blues and Jazz performing at Olive Ridleys. Shakura S’Aida is a Canadian and International vocalist and consummate entertainer that has blown audiences away all around the world. Her scorching vocal style and powerful original songs spans the spectrum from blues to soul and from jazz to hip RnB. A multi-award winner whose career moved into high gear in 2008 with a triumph at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, when she earned the first runner-up position, competing against bands from all around the world. Since then she is on the top list of Blues entertainers both in nominations and headlining festivals.
2016 Maple Blues Award Nominee: Female Vocalist
2015 Maple Blues Award Nominee: Female Vocalist
2014 Maple Blues Award Nominee: Entertainer, Female Vocalist
2013 Juno Award Nominee-Best Blues Album of the Year
2013 Blues Music Awards Nominee-Contemporary Female Artist
2013 Indie Music Awards Nominee-Blues Artist of the Year
2013 Maple Blues Award Nominee: Entertainer, Female Vocalist, Recording/Producer (w/Howard Ayee & Scott Cable) and Songwriter of the Year (w/Donna Grantis)
2011 Maple Blues Award Recipient: Female Vocalist of the Year
2011 Independent Music Award Recipient: Blues Artist of the Year
This is a high energy show backed by a full band with a sacred steel guitarist and a lot of dancing! Advance tickets are 15 dollars or 18 dollars at the door.