Akia Uwanda in a “Tribute to the Ladies of New Jazz and Soul”
Headline artist, Akia Uwanda McDaniel, is making a return appearance in Romanza Festivale after a fabulous performance last year. Akia, a Jacksonville native, is classically and experientially trained. She is a multi-talented entertainer whose fans relate to her as the “girl next door”. Ms. Uwanda has infectiously captured the hearts and minds of many with her warmth and beautiful vocal stylings.
Ms. Uwanda has opened for Earth, Wind and Fire and Avery Sunshine and shared the stage with jazz greats, Gregory Porter and Kamasi Washington. She has performed at venues such as the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston; Carnegie Hall; in Italy and in South Korea. Akia captivates her audience with her beauty, virtuosity and extraordinary musical ability.
Her program this year is entitled “ A Tribute to The Ladies of New Jazz And Soul” featuring music from Sade, Anita Baker, and Chaka Khan.
Join the crowd and gather at Trinity Hall @Trinity Parish – 5 Artillery Lane, St. Augustine for an exciting musical treat!