Third Saturdays from March – August from 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is proud to introduce the Pompano Beach Arts Music Series featuring powerhouse performances by award-winning, globally-acclaimed artists including Nestor Torres, Ed Calle, and Allan Harris along with other international artists. Launched in March, the first four concerts were livestreamed concerts and the last two concerts were presented in-person at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center.
August 21, 2021
This Soulful Songstress will mesmerize you with her renditions of popular and timeless music, she sings with a core-resonating soulfulness that draws you in and allows you to experience the songs as a participant instead of a spectator.
Singer-songwriter Leesa Richards is a storyteller, a soulful voice offering a soundtrack to the narratives of life. The Detroit native’s sound taps into the deep roots of soul and the poetry of jazz.
Richards has performed with a slate of powerhouse artists including Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, The Bee Gees, Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada, Julio Iglesias and Oleta Adams and has recorded backing vocals for Barbra Streisand and Lenny Kravitz. Her debut solo album, Mother’s Child, is a rich blend of soulful ballads, rock and R&B showcases her gifts as a songwriter. it is a universal story of love and loss.
She began honing her vocal chops with soul greats Gerald Austin and Peabo Bryson and contemporary soul maverick Dionne Farris. Her first world tour was as a dancer with legendary singer Whitney Houston after which she combined her love for music and dance to earn the role of Mary Magdalene in the national tour of the Broadway musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, earning critical acclaim which led to featured performances throughout the US and Europe.
Genre: Potpourri of Soul, Rock, R&B and Jazz
WSFL - Inside South Florida
The Pompano Beach Virtual Music Series was featured on Inside South Florida on The CW. Enjoy this segment with acclaimed percussionist Tony Succar and programming manager Jody Leshinksky as they discuss the incredible artists taking the stage for this series. Get your tickets at www.pompanobeacharts.org and use the code PBARTS for a 50% discount.
WSFL - Inside South Florida
The Pompano Beach Virtual Music Series was featured on Inside South Florida on The CW. Join famed musician Nestor Torres and programming manager Jody Leshinsky as they talk about the world-renowned talent that is being featured in this series. Get your tickets at pompanobeachsarts.org and use the code PBARTS for a 50% discount.
WTVJ - Six in the Mix
The Pompano Beach Virtual Music Series was featured on Six in the Mix on NBC 6 Miami. Enjoy this entertaining segment with world-renowned musician, Nestor Torres, who is also one of the series' hosts, as he talks about the amazing performers who are taking the stage.
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