Overflow Coffee, newly relocated in the previous creating of traditionally acclaimed Vee-Jay Data, extends its prosperous record by internet hosting the return of Overflow Immediately after Dark, a audio series that will round out Black Tunes Thirty day period featuring major Chicago vocalists D. Lylez greatest identified as a contestant from NBC’s The Voice and Sharon Irving from NBC’s America’s Received Expertise as nicely as Billboard Top rated 20 Artist Jessica Adore as Emcee. The celebration will get area on Saturday, June 26th -7pm-9 pm (doors open up at 6:30 pm). Ticket Price tag: $20 in advance, $25 at the doorway.
The music event is a continuum of mum or dad group Entrenuity’s Grand Opening collection which homes each Overflow Coffee and next floor Mox. E, a point out-of-the-artwork company incubator and co-working room. Entrenuity is fully commited to small business advancement and obtain to funds specifically for Black, Latinx, and women business owners though fostering creativeness, collaboration, and community.
Overflow After Dark was birthed out of the vision to give nearby artists and business people with a qualified platform to showcase their operate. The music encounter fuses the coronary heart of blues, soul, and jazz from generations previous to the current. As the house of previous Vee-Jay information, one of the earliest unbiased, Black-owned record firms in the U.S. the setting up holds a rich record of Black entrepreneurship, courting again to the 1950s when entrepreneurial few, Vivian Carter and Jimmy Bracken defied the odds and founded a Black-owned history label, VeeJay Records. The label grew to be a single of the earliest and premier black-owned record businesses for artists like The Dells, The Staples Singers, Jimmy Reed, Memphis Slender, The Beatles, John Lee Hooker, and much more. A wall mural is dedicated to the founders along with a nostalgic wall show of album covers from their illustrious roster.
“I’m thoroughly psyched to characteristic these hometown artists who are so gifted. We want to present a household for the Chicago local community with methods and chances to enrich both of those their own and expert lives”, claims L. Brian Jenkins Founder of Entrenuity, Mox.E, and Overflow Coffee.
Darious Lyles better acknowledged as “D. Lylez” grew up as a pastor’s kid. Alongside with his father, who as soon as sang with soul crooner Sam Cooke, he was inspired by the likes of artists Marvin Gaye, Usher, and Bobby Caldwell. He quickly carved out his personal audio as a Chicago-based mostly R&B performer and started making songs that streamed to hundreds of thousands. D. Lylez shot to mainstream fame as a 2020 contestant on The Voice.
Jenkins states, “Black new music month celebrates the simple influence of our audio. Our wish is to continue on to spotlight the prosperous tunes record of reliable artists through the town and give us all with a reason to occur jointly and celebrate 1 yet another.”