Saturday, March 20th - Musicians4Musicians presents The Mystery of Etta James
A440 Studios Presents: Musicians4Musicians presents The Mystery of Etta James
featuring Kathleen Johnson
GA Doors at 7:00
House Doors at 7:30
Music at 8:00
Due to extremely restricted capacity, cash bar will NOT be available. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Kathleen Johnson Bio:
Kathleen Johnson is an American singer, vocalist and band leader. Her musical resume includes working with artists many bands in the Twin Cities music scene, and mentoring artists. In the early eighties, she formed the band Myst with her sisters Mocha and Karen and aunt Rhonda Johnson which evolved into Best Kept Secret (BKS) in the nineties when Karen Johnson left and Kathleen became the lead vocalist.
She also was a member of TKO, a band formed by her young brother Kirk A Johnson. She worked with Prince in the nineties providing background vocals on many songs for him or associated artists.
Kathleen Johnson was a background vocalist for Carmen Electra's band when she was the opening act at selected dates for the European leg of the Diamonds And Pearls Tourin 1992. She released her album with BKS “Honest Pure and True” in 1997 and still performs in the Twin Cities.
Kathleen Johnson still performs in the Twin Cities with her band or for other local artists.
She founded Musicians4musicians, the aim of which is to mentor young artists and hold workshops to help them developing their talents and get gigs. She is also a member of Universoul which includes Kirk Johnson and created The Rage Project, a musical based around Etta James' music and life.
COVID-19 precautions and restrictions (on the day of the show) will be in place for this event. You can purchase LIMITED tickets to this live concert below, or you can donate a Virtual Cover Charge to the band to help with the cost of producing this show, which will be released on YouTube & Facebook later.
A portion of the proceeds will go to the 30 Days Foundation to help Minnesota families and individuals in real life financial crisis. https://www.the30-daysfoundation.org/