SkyBreak Tour Dates 2017

Solo SkyBreak Tour Dates

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Saturday, September 2, 2017 – TORONTO, ON, Canada
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
iLive Soulfest 2017

Revival Bar
783 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1C5, Canada
Doors: 7:30p | Show: 10p
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Friday, September 22, 2017 – CLEVELAND, OH
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Official Launch Party for The Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival (GCUFF)

Take 5 Rhythm & Jazz
740 W Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113
Doors: 10p | Show: 11p
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 – CINCINNATI, OH
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206
7p Show: BUY TICKETS
10p Show: BUY TICKETS

Friday, November 3, 2017 – NEW ORLEANS, LA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Three Keys at Ace Hotel
600 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130
TBA

Saturday, November 4, 2017 – HOUSTON, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Warehouse Live (The Studio)
813 St Emanuel St, Houston, TX 77003
Doors: 7:30p | Show: 8:30p
18+
Early Bird Ticket Promo Code: USandZo
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Sunday, November 5, 2017 – DALLAS, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
(The SkyBreak Tour)
Sandaga 813
813 Exposition Ave, Dallas, TX 75226
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 • May 4, 2017 – Washington, D.C. • May 6, 2017 – New York City, NY • July 20, 2017 – Detroit, MI

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Making SkyBreak Documentary Screenings

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 – DETROIT, MI
Zo!
(‘Making SkyBreak’ selected to the MECCAcon Film Festival)
Film Screening
*This is not a performance*

Detroit Public Library

5201 Woodward Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202
10a – 5p
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 – CLEVELAND, OH
Zo!
(‘Making SkyBreak’ selected to the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival)
Film Screening
*This is not a performance*

Shaker Square Cinemas
13116 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH 44120
Film Starts: 2p
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October 4-9, 2017 – BALTIMORE, MD
Zo!
(‘Making SkyBreak’ selected to the Baltimore Int’l Black Film Festival)
Film Screening
*This is not a performance*

TBA

Making SkyBreak – Official Selections
Baltimore Black International Film Festival
Columbus Black International Film Festival  (Best Documentary Film Winner)
DC Black Film Festival (Best Documentary Feature Winner)

Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival
MECCAcon Film Festival
Miami Independent Film Festival

Past Making SkyBreak Screening Dates:
March 12, 2017 – Dallas, TX • March 15, 16 & 19, 2017 – Chicago, IL March 29, 2017 – Detroit, MI • June 23, 2017 – Oakland, CA • June 25, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA (MECCAcon Film Festival) • July 8, 2017 – Cincinnati, OH • August 5, 2017 – Columbus, OH (Columbus Black International Film Festival) • August 18, 2017 – Washington, D.C. (D.C. Black Film Festival)

Zo! + Carmen Rodgers LIVE in Boston, MA (BAMS Fest) – June 15, 2016

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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers

(SkyBreak / Stargazer Tour)

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – Boston, MA
The Boston Winery
(BAMS Fest)
26 Ericsson Street | Dorchester, MA 02122
Doors: 7:30p
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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.

2012 in Pictures

"...Give is up for Lorenzo Ferguson a/k/a Zo!, ya'll!!" © Phonte in LA • Photo by Kris Perry (Oct. 2012)

“…Give it up for Lorenzo Ferguson a/k/a Zo!, y’all!!” © Phonte in LA • Photo by Kris Perry (Oct. 2012)

2012 has been another helluva year. I got to do some traveling and play shows in LA, NYC, DC, Chicago, Detroit, Nashville, St. Louis, Bethesda, MD, Greensboro, NC, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Columbia MD, Boston, Virginia Beach, Raleigh, Vienna, VA, Memphis, Indianapolis, San Francisco, and Phoenix …..and Durham, NC for this coming New Year’s Eve. I completed my first year as a full-time musician after the school I taught music at closed last year – I was then able to continue teaching by conducting individual piano lessons and workshop to groups of young ones. I began endorsing Moog Music, received another standing ovation during a performance back home in Detroit, and got the bulk of the recording finished for my newest album ManMade. Sy Smith and I did some touring this year playing big solo shows at DC’s Blues Alley and NYC’s Blue Note and received big performance props from Sheila E while I was back on the road with The Foreign Exchange who wrapped up performances for an album we have been touring for two years, Authenticity. I hit my ten-year anniversary of releasing music as well. Outside of all that, it was a fairly quiet twelve months……….

…Looking forward to 2013. Enjoy the photos!!

New Show Dates Announced – With Sy Smith & The Foreign Exchange

I may be coming to perform in a city near you… Check the new show dates. I will be announcing some more in the next couple of weeks as well…

For ALL future show information click here

April 21 – With The Foreign Exchange @ Triad College Music Festival – Greensboro, NC  BUY TICKETS

May 3 – Zo! + Sy Smith @ DROM – New York City, NY  BUY TICKETS

May 5 – Zo! + Sy Smith @ Apache Café – Atlanta, GA  BUY TICKETS

May 10 – Zo! + Sy Smith @ 2826 Arnetic – Dallas, TX  BUY TICKETS

May 11 – Zo! + Sy Smith @ Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX  BUY TICKETS

June 3 – With The Foreign Exchange @ The 20th Annual Capital Jazz Fest – Columbia, MD  BUY TICKETS

June 4 – With The Foreign Exchange @ Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY  BUY TICKETS

June 5 – With The Foreign Exchange @ The Middle East (Downstairs) – Cambridge, MA  BUY TICKETS

June 7 – With The Foreign Exchange @ Shaka’s – Virginia Beach, VA  BUY TICKETS

June 8 – With The Foreign Exchange @ Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC  BUY TICKETS

June 9 – With The Foreign Exchange @ The Emerald Lounge – Asheville, NC  BUY TICKETS

June 13 – Zo! + Sy Smith @ Blues Alley – Washington, DC (1st SHOW – 8:00pm)  BUY TICKETS

June 13 – Zo! + Sy Smith @ Blues Alley – Washington, DC (2nd SHOW – 10:00pm) BUY TICKETS