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Lia Chang: Duwende Performs at Rockwood Music Hall on February 16; Photos of Concert with m-pact at The Bitter End

Derrick L. Hicks, Edward Chung, David Lane, J. Aaron Boykin, Abbey Janes and Tomas Cruz of Duwende. Photo by Lia Chang

Derrick L. Hicks, Edward Chung, David Lane, J. Aaron Boykin, Abbey Janes and Tomas Cruz of Duwende. Photo by Lia Chang

Duwende, a six-person a cappella band featuring J. Aaron Boykin (Baritone/Tenor), Derrick L. Hicks (Tenor), Abbey Janes (Soprano), Tomas Cruz (Alto/Tenor), Edward Chung (Vocal Percussion), and David Lane (Bass), will perform at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2, 196 Allen St. in New York on Monday, February 16, 2015. Doors open at 6:30 PM, the show begins at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $12-$15 and can be purchased online. This event is 21 and over.

David Lane, Abbey Janes, Derrick L. Hicks, J. Aaron Boykin, Tomas Cruz and Edward Chung of Duwende in concert at The Bitter End in New York on January 12, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

David Lane, Abbey Janes, Derrick L. Hicks, J. Aaron Boykin, Tomas Cruz and Edward Chung of Duwende in concert at The Bitter End in New York on January 12, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

Duwende, best known for their fiercely original, bass- and-beatbox-driven funk/pop style of music, recently released a Michael Jackson tribute album titled Remember: The Music Of Michael Jackson, which contains covers of some of his biggest hits, including “Billie Jean,” “Smooth Criminal” and “Rock With You,” leading to a string of international performances. They’ll be performing fan favorites and new material in anticipation of their 2015 new release. www.Duwende.com

General Admission; very limited seating || Tickets do not guarantee seats || *Please note, there is a one drink minimum for this show*

Duwende and m-pact in performance at The Bitter End in New York on January 12, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

Duwende and m-pact in performance at The Bitter End in New York on January 12, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

Check out the photos below of Duwende and m-pact at The Bitter End in “I Wish For All Time,” an a cappella tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.

m-pact in performance at The Bitter End in New York on January 12, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

m-pact in performance at The Bitter End in New York on January 12, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang


Click here for more photos of Duwende and m-pact in performance at The Bitter End.
Articles by Lia Chang:
The Bitter End is Presenting m-pact and Duwende in “I Wish For All Time,” An A Cappella Tribute to the Music of Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson on January 12 
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Tony Award Winner BD Wong Kicks Off La Jolla Playhouse Residency
Photos: Andrew Rannells and Zuzanna Szadkowski Visit Richard Thomas, Anna Chlumsky, Julie Halston and Annaleigh Ashford at YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU
Remembering Garland Lee Thompson, Sr. (1938-2014); Memorial Set for February 14, 2015
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Two-Time Tony Award Nominee André De Shields, Bowman Wright, E. Faye Butler, KenYatta Rogers, Jessica Frances Dukes and Michael Anthony Williams Set for Arena Stage’s King Hedley II, February 6- March 8, 2015
THE WIZ Turns 40- Photos from Original Broadway Production and BC/EFA Gypsy of The Year Celebration Featuring André De Shields, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ken Page, Charl Brown, Carly Hughes, Christina Sajous, Alton Fitzgerald White, Lillias White and More
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Photos: Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Micki Grant, Woodie King Jr., Voza Rivers, Talvin Wilks, Garland Thompson Jr., Charles Turner, Jamal Joseph, Debra Ann Byrd and More at harlem is…Theater
Photos: David Byrne, Jaygee Macapugay, Jose Llana and Conrad Ricamora Bring the ‘Here Lies Love’ Disco to the Apple Store Soho
Photos: Fashion Designer Josie Natori at New Boutique in Nolita; Honored by Asian Cultural Council
Randy Reyes, Michael Sung-Ho and Meghan Kreidler Set for Mu Performing Arts’ Production of David Henry Hwang’s FOB, January 30 – February 15
ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler, and Ian Chen, Premieres on February 4 & 10
Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents New York Premiere of Carmen De Lavallade’s Solo Show AS I REMEMBER IT in February 2015
Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Tom Hewitt, Paul Nolan, Lora Lee Gayer, Melody Butiu, Julian Cihi and More Set for Broadway Bound Dr. Zhivago
Preview of Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Spring Exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, Announced at the Palace Museum in China
Photos: Ellen Burstyn, Baz Luhrmann, John Leguizamo, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Stephen McKinley Henderson, John Patrick Shanley, David Henry Hwang, Liza Colón-Zayas, Kenneth Lonergan and More Celebrate Stephen Adly Guirgis at The Mimi Awards
Photos: Tommy Tune, Bob Avian, Lee Roy Reams, Christine Toy Johnson, Orville Mendoza, Lori Tan Chinn, Raul Aranas, Virginia Wing and More Celebrate 2014 Paul Robeson Citation Award Recipient Baayork Lee Crafting a Career
Click here for the Lia Chang Articles Archive and here for the Lia Chang Photography Website.

Lia Chang Photo by GK

Lia Chang Photo by GK

Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia starred as Carole Barbara in Lorey Hayes’ Power Play at the 2013 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with Pauletta Pearson Washington, Roscoe Orman, and made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York. She is profiled in Jade Magazine.
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