Tonight’s Concert Picks: Meshell Ndegeocello at World Cafe Live, Sunset Recorder at Kung Fu Necktie


American neo-soul pioneer Michelle Lynn Johnson, also known by the stage moniker Meshell Ndegeocello, is performing Pour Une Ame Souveraine: A Tribute to Nina Simone tonight at World Café Live. The tribute album, which was released last week, includes fourteen covers of the late jazz singer’s hits, including “Be My Husband” featuring Valerie June. The show begins at 7:30; further details here. Below you can listen to Ndegeocello and June’s funky cover of “Be My Husband.”

Ethereal lo-fi Philly band Sunset Recorder will be performing tonight at Kung Fu Necktie. The 21+ show starts at 8; more ticket information can be found here. The trio recorded an EP in 2011, Tuning Into The Universe, which you can listen to below.



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