‘Piano & A Microphone’ …Quick Shed Session

Shed time.
Houston and Dallas, see y’all soon.

Friday, September 28, 2018 – HOUSTON, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
Green Mill Social Club
630 S Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77047
Doors: 7p | Show: 8p
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Saturday, September 29, 2018 – DALLAS, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S Fitzhugh Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
FREE with RSVP

Tour Dates

Zo! Tour Dates

 

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – CHARLOTTE, NC
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
Neighborhood Theater
511 E 36th St, Charlotte, NC 28205
Doors: 7p | Show: 8p
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 – ATLANTA, GA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
City Winery
650 North Ave, Ponce City Market, Atlanta, GA 30308
Doors: 6p | Show: 8p
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON D.C.
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
City Winery
1350 Okie St NE, Washington, DC 20002
TBA

Sunday, December 16, 2018 – BROOKLYN, NY
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
The Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
TBA

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 • September 2, 2017 – Toronto, ON • September 22, 2017 – Cleveland, OH • September 23, 2017 – Cincinnati, OH • October 14, 2017 – Richmond, VA • October 16, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA (Kindred Presents) • November 3, 2017 – New Orleans, LA • November 4, 2017 – Houston, TX • November 5, 2017 – Dallas, TX • November 25, 2017 – Baltimore, MD (Opening for Kindred The Family Soul) • December 9, 2017 – Atlanta, GA (Acoustic & Personal) • March 7, 2018 – Washington, D.C. • March 9, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA • March 30, 2018 – Columbus, OH • April 6, 2018 – Charlotte, NC • April 7, 2018 – Raleigh, NC • April 21, 2018 – Seattle, WA (Piano & A Microphone) • April 29 & 30, 2018 – New York City, NY (Piano & A Microphone) • June 21, 2018 – San Francisco, CA • June 23, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA • July 25, 2018 – Detroit, MI • July 26, 2018 – Chicago, IL • August 18, 2018 – Toronto, ON • September 15, 2018 – Cincinnati, OH

For booking inquiries,
Please Contact:

Booking Agent || The Empire Agency
Matthew W. Jensen || mjensen@empireagency.com

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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers “Piano & A Microphone” Show Dates

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Zo! on Piano. Carmen on vocals. Intimate venues. Playing jams.

Friday, September 28, 2018 – HOUSTON, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
Green Mill Social Club
630 S Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77047
Doors: 7p | Show: 8p
BUY TICKETS

Saturday, September 29, 2018 – DALLAS, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S Fitzhugh Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
FREE with RSVP

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Making SkyBreak Documentary Screenings

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***Making SkyBreak will be available SOON***

Making SkyBreak – Official Selections
Atlanta Docufest (Semi-Finalist)
Baltimore Black International Film Festival
Columbus Black International Film Festival  (*Winner* Best Documentary Film)
DC Black Film Festival (*Winner* Best Documentary Feature)
Denton Black Film Festival
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
Gary International Black Film Festival

Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival
Langston Hughes African-American Film Festival
Las Vegas Black Film Festival
MECCAcon Film Festival
Miami Independent Film Festival
Raleigh Film and Art Festival

2018 Black Reel Awards Nominations
Outstanding Independent Documentary
Outstanding Song (“Starlight” by Zo! featuring Phonte)

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) • September 16, 2017 – Detroit, MI (MECCAcon Film Festival) • September 23, 2017 – Montreal, QC (MECCAcon Film Festival) • September 24, 2017 – Cleveland, OH (Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival) • October 8, 2017 – Baltimore, MD (Baltimore International Black Film Festival) • October 15, 2017 – Gary, IN (Gary International Black Film Festival) • October 19, 2017 – Atlanta, GA • October 21, 2017 – Raleigh, NC (Raleigh Film and Art Festival) • October 21, 2017 – St. Louis, MO • October 21, 2017 – Toronto, ON (MECCAcon Film Festival) • November 18, 2017 – Pittsburgh, PA • January 12, 2018 – Houston, TX • January 14, 2018 – New Orleans, LA • February 10, 2018 – Atlanta, GA (MECCAcon Film Festival) February 22, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA • March 31, 2018 – Mt. Rainier, MD (MECCAcon Film Festival) • April 21, 2018 – Seattle, WA (Langston Hughes African-American Film Festival) • April 26, 2018 – Las Vegas, NV (Las Vegas Black Film Festival)

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Zo! MasterClass Workshops

Friday, August 17, 2017 – TORONTO, ON
Zo!
*This is not a performance*
Music Entrepreneurship Workshop with Zo!
The VandenBerg House
1400 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M4L 1C9, Canada
Time: 10a – 12p

Zo! + Carmen Rodgers LIVE in Dallas, TX – August 4, 2016

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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers

(SkyBreak Tour)

Thursday August 4, 2016 – Dallas, TX
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
Sandaga 813
813 Exposition Ave, Dallas, TX 75226 | (214) 315-0741
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.

DJ Set and Sounds provided by …DJ Frances Jaye

SkyBreak comes to Dallas!!!

Zo! + Carmen Rodgers LIVE in DALLAS, TX – November 19, 2015

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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers

Thursday, November 19, 2015 – Dallas, TX
Sandaga 813
813 Exposition Ave, Dallas, TX 75226 | (214) 315-0741
Doors: 8p
BUY TICKETS

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