The Carr Center Presents: A Black History Month Special Thornetta Davis, Detroit’s Queen of the Blues
Award winning multi-talented singer, songwriter and recording artist, Thornetta Davis, was crowned “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues” in 2015. Thornetta has been exciting and wowing audiences all over the world. Her voice is strong, commanding, melodic and smooth. She tells her stories with incredible delivery and always leaves her audiences wanting more.
Thornetta Davis is the winner of over 30 Detroit Music Awards, including sweeping the 2017 and 2018 DMA’S. She has opened for such legendary blues and R&B greats as Ray Charles, Etta James, Koko Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Gladys Knight and Johnnie Johnson.
In 1996 Thornetta recorded her first solo album “Sunday Morning Music” on the Seattle based label “Sub Pop” which received a rave revue in the national Entertainment Weekly magazine. Her song “Cry” from that album was featured on the HBO hit “The Sopranos”, and in 2001 Thornetta Davis was inducted into the Detroit Music Hall of Fame!
This concert will feature original songs from her most recent and critically acclaimed album, Honest Woman, released in 2016.
Thornetta has electrified audiences worldwide with tours to Italy, Blues festivals in Tunisia North Africa, Lucerne Switzerland, Sweden, Paris France, Norway, Germany, Holland, England and Canada .
Mark your calendar and join us for this special Black History Month presentation, livestreaming on Saturday, February 20th. Presented in partnership with Jazzcorner and sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Register here for your free tcikets