Meshell Ndegeocello: No More Water / The Gospel of James Baldwin

Meshell Ndegeocello: No More Water / The Gospel of James Baldwin


Sat, October 5, 2024 | 8pm

$28 - $74

Meshell Ndegeocello Black And White Portrait In A Pinstripe Suit

The Music Center at Strathmore

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In this special evening, critically acclaimed Grammy-winning instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello, along with her band and guests, shares her resonant, ever-evolving exploration of American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and activist, James Baldwin. Inspired by the way Baldwin empowered others through the written word, Ndegeocello uses music as her vehicle to engage others in the challenge and promise of Baldwin’s powerful body of work. 

Throughout her career, Ndegeocello has eschewed genre for originality, celebrity for longevity, and musical trends for musical truths. Fans have come to expect the unexpected from Ndegeocello, and faithfully followed her on sojourns into soul, spoken word, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, and rock, all bound by a lyrical, spiritual search for love, justice, respect, resolution, and happiness. 

 This event is part of Strathmore’s Windows series of performances and accompanying programs. Learn more


Strathmore extends its gratitude to AARP for supporting our two-month series of events celebrating the legacy of James Baldwin.

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