Born in Chicago, Rickie Lee Jones’ music career has spanned several decades resulting in her being an influence on present day female artists. Part of what has made Rickie Lee Jones great has been her musical flexibility. She has recorded rock, R&B, blues, pop, soul, and jazz songs/albums. Listening to her catalogue will give you some insight into unconventional artist that Rickie Lee Jones is. This is not a woman who you can easily fit into any type of musical box or genre; she definitely is an artist in that she expresses herself through her art and does not try to latch on to any trends. The music she created was incredibly personal and always kept her fans guessing about what she would do next. Another is her unique voice and singing style. You can just about anything from her from strong to vulnerable from near screams to breathy whispers. She will keep you guessing in every way. You’ll be able to hear the many colours of Rickie Lee Jones on songs like “Chuck E’s in Love”, “Makin’ Whoopee”, “A Lucky Guy”, and “Rebel, Rebel”.
The two-time Grammy winner was listed at number 30 of the VH1 Top 100 Ladies in Rock. Besides her music career Rickie Lee Jones has spent her time and energy on raising her daughter, gardening, social activism, and left-wing politics.
-Date: July 12, 2015
-Venue: Lion D’Or
-Ticket Purchase: www.tixza.com
-Ticket Price: $50.00 (plus service and handling charges)
-Show Time: 8:00 p.m. (Doors @ 7:00 p.m.)