Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Join Us For Our Last Show Of The Summer!

 Join us on Saturday August 31st at the City Winery dressed in WHITE for Soul Collective III: All White Edition featuring national spoken word artist Jasmine Dominique, vocalist Jannelle Means, saxophonist Trey Daniels, and a high-energy live music experience by Quentin Michael Music Group! And as always…we have surprise guests under our sleeves!

Our Featured Spoken Word Artist is

Jasmine Dominique!
 Born and raised in Nashville, Jasmine Dominique has always been surrounded by spaces that cultivated her passion for poetry and spoken word. In 2007, she graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology from the historical HBCU Tennessee State University, and in 2009 she earned a Master of Counseling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. Jasmine continued to develop her craft when she studied various art forms in both Chicago, IL and abroad in Brazil. She decided to return to her roots in Nashville where she now serves as a Holistic Health Specialist. Spoken word is one medium that she utilizes to share messages of hope, inspiration, truth, and wisdom that has been passed to her from elders throughout the years. She has written one book, an inspirational autobiography "Trust the Journey", and "Trust Yourself: The Ego-Soulology" will be released in 2021. Get ready to journey with her as she shares from an amazing collection of spoken word poetry, song and dance!

Our Featured Vocalist is

Jannelle Means!
 Jannelle Means, originally from Chattanooga, TN, now residing in Nashville, TN, is a female vocalist who performs with several bands. Jannelle has been a worship leader, a session vocalist, and a vocal arranger. She enjoyed the opportunity of doing background vocals for country artist Sara Evans on two of her recordings from her album “A Fine Place to Start”. In addition to being a success coach and counselor, she volunteers at the Tennessee Prison for Women, and “Music for Seniors”. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Psychology. Jannelle is co-founder of Soul Vibes Collective, a monthly event that brings musicians and vocalists from all over to perform soul music in a structured jam. Jannelle Means’ music can be found on iTunes and Amazon Music.

Our Special Guest Musician is

Trey Daniels!
Trey Daniels, professional saxophonist, is a native of Tampa, FL and has been living in Atlanta, GA for almost 7 years. Trey has shared the stage with musical icons such as Jill Scott, Kim Waters, Smokey Robinson, Najee, India Arie, Ledisi, and Alicia Keys, and is currently on tour with 8-time Grammy Award Winning Artist, Anita Baker. Trey recently launched his philanthropy called “Music on a Mission,” in which he visits schools and teaches students that with work hard work, patience, and consistency, their wildest dreams can be realized. Trey quotes, "My purpose in life is to positively touch people in an unforgettable manner through my music: one note at a time". 

Our last shows have been amazing, and we expect nothing less at our next show on August 31st! See you there fam! Click HERE to purchase tickets before they are SOUL'D OUT! That's how we do family!

Sunday, June 23, 2019

There are Still Great Seats Left!


In just a few days, you will bear witness to the very best in live music and spoken word to get your summer started right! We are gearing up for some unforgettable performances - we are very excited about the level of talent and showmanship we have planned! Don't delay... click the link below to get your tickets before they are SOUL'D OUT! There are still great seats available, but you know how we do! We are LIVE on Saturday June 29th at The City Winery Nashville! Doors open at 6 and the show starts at 8!

Never been to our shows? Check out a highlight video below!

SOUL FOOD POETRY CAFE PRESENTS: SOUL COLLECTIVE VOLUME II with a live music experience provided by CRAIG BAILEY & FRIENDS featuring the viral spoken word sensation THERESA THA S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D. and the amazing vocalist MOONCHILD MUSING! Nashville Nightlife will never be the same!  Saturday June 29th at the City Winery. See you there family!

Monday, April 22, 2019

Front Row Seats are Going Fast!

Our next event, Soul Collective Volume II - is featuring the viral poet Theresa tha SONGBIRD and the amazing vocalist Moonchild Musing! 
The live music experience will be provided in Black Excellence by none other than Craig Bailey & Friends! 

Born September 7, 1985,  award winning drummer Craig Bailey is making history for being one of the most diverse drummers to emerge during the last decade. He also has been fortunate to individually play for some bigger names including multi-platinum artist and 14 time Grammy award winner Ricky Skaggs and his wife Sharon Skaggs, who is a platinum and Grammy award winning artist as well. Craig has also accompanied gospel artist Bobby Jones, international saxophonist Jackiem Joyner, and nine-time Grammy winner John Legend.

Craig’s unique style and relentless work ethic has been the rhythm behind several successful projects. Since moving to Nashville in 2006, he has recorded a multitude of projects in some of city’s most reputable studios including Studio B, where Elvis Presley recorded most of his hit songs, and Ocean Way studios, which list of clients includes George Strait, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, and many more. As part of Black Diamond, a R&B and neo-soul band he founded, Craig has created a niche in the Nashville music scene.

As a musician, Craig believes in the endless dedication to perfect one’s craft by continuously growing in style, groove, and knowledge of instrument and music as a whole. Craig looks forward to continuing to build his network and tour the world with innovative artists such as personal favorites: Paramore, Robert Glasper, and Pharrell Williams.

Craig has definitely perfected his craft and cannot wait to perform for another SOUL'D OUT crowd at the City Winery on June 29th. He will be showcasing the talents of three of Nashville's hottest vocalists: Will B. Sings, Quincie Simone, and the man that closed out the January show with a show-stopping surprise set, I am Nick Music!

Don't delay! Front row seats are moving fast. Click on the link and reserve your favorite seat at the exclusive City Winery Nashville. They deliver the ambiance and the amazing food and drinks, and you can count on the Soul Food Poetry Cafe for the best in live music and spoken word entertainment! See you there!