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Joe Davis & Poetic Diaspora CD Release



May 20, 2018
6:00 PM
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The Hook and Ladder Theater
3010 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Joe Davis & Poetic Diaspora CD Release

with Dahlia Jones & Mayyadda

Sunday, May 20th
at The Hook and Ladder Theater
Doors 6pm :: DJ 6pm :: Music 7pm :: 18+
$12 Advance / $15 Day of Show / $20 VIP (Includes Signed CD)


Joe Davis & The Poetic Diaspora
Journeying through the sonically diverse realms of old school and new school hip hop, R&B, funk, and soul, Joe Davis & The Poetic Diaspora seamlessly blend melodic harmonies, smooth instrumentation, and raw, poetic energy to tell stories of struggle, resilience, and celebration. Formed in the heart of the Twin Cities, Minnesota, the collective is dedicated to crafting vibrant soundscapes around honest narratives that reflect their community’s sacred humanity. Each song is an ancestral echo, a battle cry calling for freedom, an unending dance for justice and joy, welcoming all of the diaspora home.

mayyadda is a singer-songwriter from minneapolis who aspires to use her music to make people slow down, find themselves in a story, and feel hopeful. she has been singing for as long as she can remember. at two years old, she began playing piano and she taught herself to play the guitar at fourteen. she released her first ep, blue, at the beginning of 2016. her second ep, eightynine, released in february 2017.

Dahlia Jones
Dahlia is an up and coming actress and R&B/gospel artist who was born and raised in Minneapolis. What you will discover from Dahlia’s music is that although she sings about things happening around her, she takes her music and sings her songs through a biblical world view. She has backgrounds in many artistic outlets like Classical choir music, and is a very seasoned musical theater actress. Dahlia was also featured on AMERICAN IDOL’s final season.

DJ Mickey Breeze
McKinley Maxwell West aka DJ Mickey Breeze isn’t your average DJ. He’s a producer, which many can claim to be too but how many of them can play 5 different instruments? Including the piano, Mickey Breeze can play the drums, trumpet, cello and violin. Aside from his musical talents, Mickey’s taste in music is also wired a little different. Most DJs nowadays enjoy spinning the hottest songs out right now, whether it be Drake, Calvin Harris, AfroJack orYoung Thug but Mickey rathers a little old school Marvin Gaye or maybe some Bootsy Collins. Also, just to mention, DJ Mickey Breeze is a national spelling bee champion.