Devin B. Thompson
Saturday, August 5th • 8PM-11PM
Soul music is a deep well, and the mercury-voiced Devin B. Thompson plumbs the form to its depths.
Initially a horn player, Thompson was influenced by by players like Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Guitar Watson. Later on it was Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, the Staples, Donny Hathaway. Then he was introduced to the music of Joe Williams, the jazz singer, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. artist.”
Backed by a stellar group of Chicago’s finest musicians, Thompson puts soul front and center on stage.
The evening also features variété between sets, followed by a late night dance party with DJ DiskoKitty.