In celebration of Black History Month, the Village of Warwick Sesquicentennial Committee in partnership with the Union AME Church, will host “An Evening of Music with E’lissa Jones” on Fri., Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. The concert will take place at the Union AME Church, located at 98 McEwen St., Warwick.
The evening will begin with the Hudson Valley Ebony Strings as the opening act. The main concert will feature the E’lissa Jones Band that includes E’lissa as vocalist who also plays the violin, guitar and piano; Mickey Kopchak on bass; Michael Robert Hickey – vocals and drums; and Mark McNutt on guitar.
E’lissa is an exceptionally talented artist with a wide range that includes a dark and melancholy voice with a velvety quality. Her songs embrace audiences with her powerful melodies and expressive lyrics. Influential styling ranges from folk music, rock, in her catalogue of over 250 original songs.
“The Village’s Sesquicentennial Committee is excited to partner with the UAME Church to present such a wonderful venue to honor Black history and culture in our community. E’lissa Jones is a musician, teacher and quite simply a remarkable talent,” said Village of Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard.
This special concert is free and open to the public. For more information on events presented by the Village of Warwick Sesquicentennial Committee visit www.Warwick150.org or check out the Village of Warwick, NY Sesquicentennial on Facebook.