Atlantic City, NJ-R&B, Jazz sensation Ledisi presented her Wild Card Tour in the Tri-State region Friday night making her first stop at the world-famous Caesars Palace in Atlantic City, bringing the sold-out crowd along a live funky-soulful ride.
The multitalented singer, songwriter, producer, playwright, actress and author has been relinquishing her compelling vocal gifts in the music industry for over twenty-five years, evolving from her humble beginnings with band Anibade to being a successful independent artist, CEO of her record label Listen Back Entertainment/BMG and author of two self-empowerment books, this phenomenal women’s ingenuity is limitless.
Gracing the serene stage chic songstress style, she opened to rapturous track “High” and silky smooth “Add To Me” from her Grammy nominated 2017 eighth studio album Let Love Rule, gearing up her amorous audience.
Lacing her vibrant vocals on feel good tune “WKND”, she broke lose on “Knocking” putting down that old school funktafied flavor then eased the tempo with “Alright”, her hit single off third album Lost & Found.
Taking a pause, she intimately spoke with listeners on its creative journey, “I wrote this song on the floor”, said the powerhouse vocalist while questioning her fate in the music industry. “But my momma said to me Ledisi, you goin’ be alright” having fans burst into harmonious applause with chants of “We love you Ledisi” echoing the Maximus Circus Theater.
The spunky beauty eloquently resumed slaying her Grammy Award winning smash “Anything For You” and jazz fused “Best Friend” naturally displaying her versatile ranges with ease before shifting the spotlight on her amazing background singers David Michael Wyatt, Sara Williams and flawless assemble rocking concert goers on an all out jam session.
There was a deep connection between Ledisi and her admirers that was undeniable. Speaking words of encouragement and playfully engaging with the crowd throughout the show, the exceptional artist closed her set with blazing hits “Stay Together”, “Love Never Changes”, “Pieces Of Me” and “I Blame You” turning the entire arena into a massive dancefloor. The Ledisi Wild Card Tour is one you don’t want to miss.
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