• Jan 27, 2023 from 20:00 to 22:00
  • Location: Arts Garage
  • Latest Activity: Nov 16

A Florida exclusive performance by Detroit’s Queen of Blues, Thornetta Davis!International singer, songwriter, and recording artist, Thornetta Davis has opened for Blues legends such as B.B. King, Ray Charles, Etta James, KoKo Taylor, Johnny Johnson, Bonnie Raitt and more. Thoretta’s latest CD Honest Woman, which she wrote and produced, has won over 30 Detroit Music Awards. A six time National Blues Music Awards nominee, including 2021 Best Soul/Blues Female and Best Instrumentalists/Vocals, Thornetta’s live performances will leave you feeling uplifted and asking for more.

PERFORMER BIOInternational singer, songwriter, recording artist, Thornetta Davis was awarded by the Detroit Blues Society “Living Lifetime Achievement Award” and awarded a star on the Canada South Blues Museum “Walk of Fame”. In 2015, Thornetta was crowned “Detroit’s Queen Of The Blues” in a ceremony by the Detroit Blues Society, with proclamations from the City of Detroit, County of Wayne and the State of Michigan. Thornetta is a 8 time Blues Foundation Blues Music Awards nominee including two 2022 BMA nominations for Contemporary Blues artist female and Best instrumentalist Vocals. As a winner of over 30 Detroit Music Awards. Thornetta received six 2018 DMA’s and has also won eight 2017 Detroit Music Awards for her latest album Honest Woman which include Outstanding Record Producer, Outstanding Blues Recording, Outstanding Blues Vocalist and Outstanding Live Performance. As winner of the 2017 Blues Blast Magazine Music Awards for “Best Soul/Blues Album, Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine “Coolest Blues Song” Thornetta has garnered international attention by winning 2017 1st place in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) for “Best Blues Song” (I Believe Everything Is Gonna Be Alright) and also receiving the prestigious French 2018 La Academie du Jazz Award for “Best Blues Album” for Honest Woman.

BAND MEMBERSThornetta Davis – Lead SingerPhillip Hale – Keyboards/Bass/VocalsCarlton Washington – GuitarDave Maracaccio – DrumsRoseanne Matthews – VocalsRosemere Matthews – VocalsJames Anderson – Percussion/Vocals

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