SkyBreak Tour Dates 2017

Tour dates ….SO FAR.
More are always being added.

Solo SkyBreak Tour Dates

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 – Washington, D.C.
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
with Aaron Abernathy w/live band Nat Turner
Tropicalia
2001 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Doors: 7p | Show: 8p
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Saturday, May 6, 2017 – New York City, NY
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Apollo Music Café
253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027
Doors: 10p
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Thursday, July 20, 2017 – Detroit, MI
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History
315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Doors: 7p | Show: 8p
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Past SkyBreak Tour Dates:
May 22, 2016 – Silver Spring, MD (SkyBreak Listening Party) • June 15, 2016 – Boston, MA • August 4, 2016 – Dallas, TX • August 6, 2016 – Houston, TX (Houston International Jazz Festival) • August 11, 2016 – Bethesda, MD • August 18, 2016 – Atlanta, GA • August 20, 2016 – Cincinnati, OH • August 21, 2016 – Indianapolis, IN • August 26, 2016 – Detroit, MI • August 27, 2016 – Chicago, IL • September 16, 2016 – Richmond, VA • September 18, 2016 – Raleigh, NC • September 25, 2016 – New York City, NY • October 1, 2016 – Cleveland, OH • November 10, 2016 – Oakland, CA • November 11, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA • November 13, 2016 – San Diego, CA • November 25, 2016 – Detroit, MI (6th Annual Tux & Chucks Fundraiser Event) • December 17, 2016 – Atlanta, GA (Acoustic & Personal) • March 3, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA • March 4, 2017 – Pittsburgh, PA • March 18, 2017 – St. Louis, MO

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SkyBreak Documentary Screening + Q&A Dates

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – Detroit, MI
Zo!
(SkyBreak Documentary Screening Live Q&A)
*Note: This is not a performance*
Clara Stanton Jones Friends Auditorium @ Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
Doors: 6p | Start Time: 6:30p
FREE WITH RSVP

Zo! – ‘SkyBreak’ (2016)

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The third +FE Music release from producer, multi-instrumentalist, and musical director of The Foreign Exchange, Zo!.

The 10 song collection features guest appearances from Eric Roberson, Phonte, Muhsinah, innovative UK soul wonder Dornik, and longtime Dungeon Family affiliate and funk/rock veteran Joi.

01. Lake Erie feat. Sy Smith
02. Starlight feat. Phonte
03. Packing For Chicago feat. Muhsinah
04. I Don’t Mind feat. Shana Tucker
05. Wishing You Well feat. Carmen Rodgers
06. A Season feat. Eric Roberson
07. Just Whatcha Like feat. Joi
08. Lifelines feat. Dornik
09. For Pops
10. Steal My Joy feat. Tamisha Waden

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Zo! on DC 89.3FM WPFW – Soul Conversations Radio (March 24, 2017)

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Had the pleasure of stopping by WPFW last night an participating in a “Soul Conversation” …and to be honest, it turned out to be one of my favorite interviews in a long time. I’m sure if there was no time limit, we would probably STILL be conversing now. You can listen to it in full HERE …or by pressing ‘play’ below.

Visuals from ‘Making SkyBreak’ Documentary Screenings in Chicago, IL (March 15, 16 & 19th)

The Harold Ramis Film School at The Second City in Chicago opened its doors to Digital Café LLC and I by hosting three SOLD OUT nights of screenings + Q&As for our upcoming documentary release, Making SkyBreak (officially releasing via streaming on April 4th @ 8p and 10p EST). March 15th, 16th and 19th were very special nights in The Chi. Take a look below and check the visuals… Photos taken by Tim Schmidt.

Making SkyBreak
The SkyBreak Documentary (Making SkyBreak) takes you behind the scenes with Zo! and the crew of talented songwriters, producers, and vocalists who helped create the amazing album. Through the documentary, explore his hometown of Detroit to learn about Zo!’s humble beginnings, tour his home studio in Washington D.C., and travel to a host of cities from LA to Raleigh, NC. Get ready to take a journey through SkyBreak, one of the greatest contemporary soul albums of the year.

2016 In Pictures

What a year. Thank y’all…

‘SkyBreak’ Documentary OFFICIAL Trailer

I’m so very proud to be able to present this to y’all. After talking about and posting some of the teasers over the last month or so, here is the official trailer for my upcoming SkyBreak Documentary.

Film by Digital Café
Documentary Website

Acoustic and Personal: An Evening with Zo! & Carmen Rodgers – LIVE at 800 East in Atlanta, GA – December 17, 2016

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Acoustic and Personal: An Evening with…

Zo! & Carmen Rodgers

Saturday, December 17, 2016 – Atlanta, GA
800 East Studios
800 East Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30312 | (404) 688-9388
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The energy from our 800 East performances are ALWAYS great …so we’re back for the THIRD year in a row!!

Songs from Zo!’s brand new album SkyBreak and Carmen’s Stargazer LP will come alive in a very intimate, acoustic setting backed by our touring crew, Collective Peace!

**Get your tickets EARLY. Limited seating available**

This show is sponsored by Myles Select Ultra Premium Vodka
OPEN BAR passes are now available

The SkyBreak Tour hits California!!

 

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 – Oakland, CA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Sounds provided by DJ Hector

The New Parish
1743 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94612 | (510) 444-7474
Doors: 8p | Show 9p
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Friday, November 11, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
The E Spot Lounge
4349 Tujunga Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91604 | (818) 769-0905
Doors: 6:30p | Show: 8p
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Sunday, November 13, 2016 – San Diego, CA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
With The Lyrical Groove
Atomic
762 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 | (619) 651-0707
Doors: 8p | Show: 9p
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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers LIVE in Richmond, VA – September 16, 2016

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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers

(SkyBreak Tour)

Friday, September 16, 2016 – Richmond, VA
The Canal Club
1545 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219 | (804) 643-2582
Doors: 8p
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Zo! & Carmen Rodgers
Two separate artists who come together LIVE on the same stage, at the same time to perform songs from each other’s vast discographies.

SkyBreak comes to Richmond!!!

Visuals from Zo! + Carmen Rodgers LIVE in Bethesda, MD – (08.11.16)

 

Visuals from…

Zo!
Carmen Rodgers
at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Bethesda, MD
August 11, 2016

Personnel:
Zo! – Keys
Carmen Rodgers – Vocals
Ladarrel “Saxappeal” Johnson – Saxophone
Buddy Brown– Drums
Kamau Inaede – Bass
Robbie McDonald – Guitar
Leroy “Boogie” Grier – Percussion

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