Sankofa: A Concert Celebration of African American Music & History

Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas

Michelle Johnson presents “Sankofa: a Celebration Concert of African American Music and History” featuring the music of Bessie Smith, Sammy Davis Jr., Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Louis Armstrong, Prince, Ella Fitzgerald, Earth Wind and Fire, Sam Cooke, and many others on a journey through blues, soul, jazz, gospel, R&B, spirituals, and hip hop that celebrates the richness of African American culture.

Starring Michelle Johnson and other popular Las Vegas entertainers, and featuring a killer live band, this concert is sure to entertain, move and inspire. Special guests include Las Vegas favorite Skye Dee Miles, Broadway veteran Eric Jordan Young, American Idol finalist Ken “Fletch” Walcott, Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition finalist Toscha Comeaux, viral Internet sensation Tymara Walker, outstanding R&B vocalist Avana Christie, and others.

Ghanian in origin, the concept of “Sankofa” is that we must remember, reflect upon and celebrate our past while moving toward the future, and that is just what the stellar cast of Sankofa will do in this evening of great music, dance and more. Don’t miss this outstanding program of music starring Michelle Johnson and some of the brightest names in Las Vegas entertainment.

Join us for an exciting evening of music as we celebrate Black History Month in February, and African American culture all year long.