Award-winning blues and soul vocalist Janiva Magness will perform songs from her latest album “The Devil Is An Angel Too” at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at McCabe’s, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Magness was recently nominated for four 2011 Blues Music Awards: B.B. King Entertainer of the Year; Album of the Year (The Devil Is An Angel Too); Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year and Contemporary Blues Album of the Year (The Devil Is An Angel Too).
She won the 2009 Blues Music Awards for B.B. King Entertainer of the Year – only the second woman to ever win this award – and for Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year, an honor she also received in 2006 and 2007.
Her latest album features original material written especially for her as well as songs from Julie Miller, Graham Parker, Nick Lowe, Joe Tex, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone, Ann Peebles and James Carr.
Magness performed in Iraq and Kuwait as a co-headliner of “Bluzapalooza,” the first-ever blues concert tour to perform for American troops in an active war zone.Tickets are $15.