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Black Assets Presents: The Soul Stage

w/ Special Guests Davonne D’Neil and Tyler Moonlight

Fri, Nov 10th 7:30 pm in the The Theater

$20
General Admission Tickets
$17
Members Tickets
$10
Virtual Tickets

Welcome to The Soul Stage, a new series by Black Assets highlighting the future of soul music in Baltimore by showcasing new and upcoming soul, funk, and indie artists from the scene. With the impact that soul music has had on her life, Black Assets wants to bring soul back to Charm City and trail blaze a lane for it by amplifying critical local voices.

Soul music changed the world! Artists like Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Dwele, Musiq Soul Child, India Arie, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, and more touched the hearts of countless people around the globe for decades and made a huge impact in hip hop music via sample culture. It brought harmonies and riffs to rock music, and has been the soundtrack to many of our favorite movies.

About the Artists

Black Assets
Ashley Lakayla Yates, also known by the stage name Black Assets, is a dynamic vocalist/singer-songwriter from Itta Bena, Mississippi, whose art is committed to reflecting the experience of Black people in the United States. Black later moved to Baltimore, MD, where her music career blossomed. Her southern roots combined with her Baltimore charm molded Black into a Powerhouse Soul, Funk, lndie, Rock Songstress. Black Assets is Soul Personified and a shining example of how eliminating self-doubt can transform a once negative perception into positivity, she’s captivatingly passionate, and pure talent. Her most recent single “Being Black” was an eloquent display of her talents. She wrote the lyrics. produced the song, and designed the cover art. She is also the creator of The Living Room Social (TLRS), a platform for musicians and music lovers in the Maryland area whose purpose is to make and experience music together in the name of love, peace, and light. For the past 3 years, TLRS has curated over 75 shows boasting loyal audiences of over 200 people per show. A natural leader, Black Assets music is directly rooted within her community and when she sings, she gives an on-fire performance!

Davonne D’Neil
Davonne D’Neil was born in Annapolis MD and got her start in church. Growing up she kind of played in the shadows of her twin brother. As a college student she fell in love with connecting with people on stage through music.

Tyler Moonlight
Tyler Moonlight is a singer, musician, producer and music engineer. Tyler Moonlight believes that soul music is the ultimate source of spiritual healing, and he seeks daily to embody the mysteries of its frequency.

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