The Capital One City Parks Foundation
SummerStage, New York City's
largest, free outdoor performing arts festival, will be celebrating Women's
History Month by streaming past performances from a select and diverse group of
women in music and dance throughout the month of March.
March 25th, 7 to 7:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, SummerStage Anywhere will
stream a 2019 performance by New Orleans's own Queen of Soul Irma Thomas. During
said performance, Thomas shared the stage with other well-known artists like Archie Bell, Joe Bataan, Betty Harris,
Renaldo Domino, Binky Griptite, and the Brooklyn Rhythm Band. The
performance, which took place after Thomas had celebrated her 80th birthday, will
be streamed for free on a multitude of SummerStage Anywhere's social media
platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitch). Don't miss a performance that captures Thomas's
spunk and her ability to captivate the hearts of people worldwide, and see why
she continues reign as the undisputed Queen of Soul.
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage,
which is a member of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), is also
a women-run festival that strives to continue to give women in the entertainment
world a voice. SummerStage is also dedicated to revitalizing parks into vibrant
centers to represent urban life through sports, arts, and community building
programs. With SummerStage originating 35 years ago, more than six million
people all over the world have joined together to participate in this groundbreaking
festival, featuring renowned artists like Big Freedia, Nailah Blackman, La India, Young M.A., Corinne
Bailey Rae, Fenne Lily, Angelique Kidjo, and Carla Morrison.
If you are interested in following this year's virtual
programs, as well as see what other artists will be featured, visit Capital One City Parks Foundation
SummerStage Anywhere's website.