Indianapolis locals are in for a special treat next week in Fountain Square. Next Thursday, March 29th, MOKB presents a Sun King Brewery Company Concert Series at The White Rabbit Cabaret. Performing at the concert will be Chicago artist Malcolm London, joined by the Cincinnati band Emmaline.
Malcolm London is an internationally recognized Chicago poet, activist, educator, rapper, and musician. According to his website, “He appeared on PBS for the first-ever televised TED Talk with John Legend and Bill Gates and has shared stages with actor Matt Damon and rapper Lupe Fiasco”.
Additionally, “London was one of three artists profiled in the Billboard Documentary piece, “Saving Chicago: Inside Hip-Hops Movement to Make Chicago a Better Place” when his debut project #OPIA, released in October 2016”.
London will release his next project in the spring of 2018. To listen to the music he currently has out, you can visit Malcolm London’s website. You can also find London by visiting his Facebook page.
While the other band playing the White Rabbit doesn’t match the tone or style of Malcolm London, they do share a similarity in their uniqueness. Emmaline is a soul, R&B, and jazz band from Cincinnati, Ohio. According to their Facebook profile, “This unique, soulful group was born on the grounds of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music where each of the band members major in Jazz Studies”. In their music, Emmaline incorporates ethereal voices and jazz-influenced harmonies combined with soulful grooves to achieve their unique sound.
The members of Emmaline are Emmaline Campbell (vocals), Ryan Mondak (guitar), Terrell Montgomery (bass), and Marcus Cash (drums). For more information on Emmaline, you can visit their website. You can also find Emmaline on Facebook. To listen to their music, you can go to their SoundCloud page.
The show with Malcolm London and Emmaline starts at 9:00 pm next Thursday, March 29th. The doors to the White Rabbit Cabaret open at 8:00 pm. Tickets to the show are ten dollars if bought in advance, and twelve at the door.