Alliance Backyard Music Series: Alicia “Ya Yah” Townsend


Saturday, August 26


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alliance Backyard Music Series Featuring Alicia “Ya-Yah” Townsend Join us for an intimate outdoor concert Saturday, August 26, in a backyard somewhere in Morgan Park (destination revealed once tickets are purchased.)  About the artist: Alicia Townsend, affectionately known as “Ya Yah”, is a Chicago native whose influences include Jazz, Gospel, Rock, Soul, Funk and RnB. In addition to music, she has a strong background in professional theater and dance.  Ya Yah’s talents and amazing work opportunities have taken her to New York City, Germany, Holland, Italy, and Poland. Currently she is a singer at Buddy Guy’s Legends and the host and coordinator of Boats and Blues: A Pro Blues Jam, every Thursday night at Burnham Harbor, Chicago.  Curated by Jeff Pinzino from Chicago Blues Revival. Tickets are $30. Doors open at 7 pm. Band starts at 8 pm.