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METRO ART PRESENTS: RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH HEALING GEMS
Friday, March 6, 2020 from 4pm – 6pm - Waiting Room
Metro Art Presents the free-flowing sounds of Healing Gems, a six-piece band that blends Latin, jazz and Tropicalia pivoting around bossa nova beats with space-age, exotic-psych melodies, on Friday, March 6, from 4-6 p.m. at a rush-hour concert in the Union Station Waiting Room.
Healing Gems, a mini orchestra featuring members Edgar, Trish, Eduardo, Jared, Michael and Xochi, was formed in Los Angeles in 2016. The band has built a cult following, opening for acts such as Nick Waterhouse, Sad Girl and The Buttertones and playing music festivals such as Tropicalia and Desert Daze.
METRO ART PRESENTS: RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH AKUA
Friday, March 13, 2020 from 4pm – 6pm - Waiting Room
Metro Art Presents a special rush-hour concert with Canadian-Ghanaian singer-songwriter AKUA on Friday, March 13, from 4-6 p.m. in the Union Station Waiting Room.
An accomplished vocalist who has sung with Solange, Robyn, Dev Hynes/Blood Orange, Charli XCX, Chance the Rapper, Kindness and Dean Blunt, AKUA released her debut EP, “One’s Company,” in 2013. Her first full-length LP, “Them Spirits,” an emotional seven-song LP about losing her father to cancer and the ensuing grief, was released in March 2019. AKUA both wrote and produced the LP.