An Evening with Allison Russell
October 13 @ 6:30 pm $50, $125, $250, $500 upper tier tickets include dessert reception and preshow conversation with Allison Russell
Allison Russell – poet, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, and co-founder of Our Native Daughters and Birds of Chicago – embarks upon her next chapter in The Returner, a body-shaking, mind-expanding, soulful expression of Black liberation, Black love, of Black self-respect. Written and co-produced by Allison along with dim star (her partner JT Nero and Drew Lindsay), The Returner was recorded over Solstice week in December 2022 at Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, CA. It features Russell’s “Rainbow Coalition” band of all female musicians along with special guest appearances from the legendary Wendy & Lisa, Brandi Carlile, Brandy Clark, and Hozier.
This evening’s event includes a pre-show conversation with Allison Russell and our emcee, Omari Rush, executive director of CultureSource, and a dessert reception for upper level ticket holders. Doors open at 7:45 for GA ticket holders.
The Ark’s Fall Fundraiser is presented with support from our Gold Sponsor, The Kensington Hotel; our Silver Sponsor, Abracadabra Jewelry / Gem Gallery; and our Media Partners, WEMU and ann arbor’s 107one.