Long Island City, New York, USA – The
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center is closing its “Performance Planet”
music series on June 14 with Kevin So, a young up-and-coming Asian-American
Mr. So, who has a distinct sound that blends pop, rhythm
and blues, and hip hop, has already made a name for himself in New York and
Boston where he is performing at sold out shows. He has also been the opening
act for some of the industry’s best known performers, including Joe *censored*er,
Randy Newman, Richie Havens, and Mary Lou Lord.He recently released his collaboration with Keb’Mo’ titled,
Talk. And his latest CD Leaving the Lights On, combines the beats
and harmonies of jazz, R&B, and hip-hop.
The concert will be held in the college’s Little Theatre at
47th Avenue and Van Dam Street in Long Island City. The event
begins at 7:30 p.m.
General admission tickets are $12; $7 for students and
seniors. To purchase tickets, please call the box office at (718) 482-5151.
For information on the other cultural events, visit
“Performance Planet,” which celebrated the
borough’s rich cultural diversity, featured five contemporary international
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.