Blues singer/saxophonist Vanessa Collier coming to Kennett Flash
By J. Chambless
Acclaimed blues singer/saxophonist Vanessa Collier continues her 2019 year-long Honey Up U.S. tour, in support of her most recent album of the same name, with a local performance at Kennett Flash (102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square) on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $24. Call 484-732-8295 or visit www.kennettflash.org.
Collier, who lives in Chadds Ford, recently won “Best Horn – Instrumentalist” at the 2019 Blues Music Awards in May. She is nominated in five categories for the 2019 Independent Blues Awards, and two categories for the 2019 Blues Blast Magazine Awards.
A multi-instrumentalist, Collier weaves funk, soul, rock, and blues into every performance. A 2013 graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, she has toured nationally and internationally, and released three critically acclaimed albums (2014’s Heart, Soul & Saxophone and 2017’s Meeting My Shadow), and 2018's self-produced third album, Honey Up.