Tour Dates

SkyBreak Tour Dates

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Thursday, June 21, 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
Brick and Mortar Music Hall
1710 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103
TBA

Saturday, June 23, 2018 – STUDIO CITY, CA
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
Upstairs at Vitello’s Supper Club
4349 Tujunga Ave, Studio City, CA 91604
Doors: 6p | Show: 7:30p
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 – DETROIT, MI
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
opening for Kamasi Washington
Chene Park Amphitheater
2600 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207
7:30p
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Thursday, July 26, 2018 – CHICAGO, IL
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
The Promontory
5311 S Lake Park Ave W, Chicago, IL 60615
TBA

Saturday, August 18, 2018 – TORONTO, ON
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
iLive Music SoulFest 2018
The Concert Hall (Toronto Masonic Temple)
888 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2J2, Canada
TBA

Saturday, September 15, 2018 – CINCINNATI, OH
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206
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)

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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.

Sunday, April 29, 2018 – NEW YORK, CITY, NY
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
“Piano & A Microphone”
Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 3)
185 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002 | (212) 477-4155
Doors: 10:45p | Show: 11p
21+
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Monday, April 30, 2018 – NEW YORK, CITY, NY
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers
“Piano & A Microphone”
Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 3)
185 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002 | (212) 477-4155
Doors: 8:15p | Show: 8:30p
21+
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Making SkyBreak Documentary Screenings

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 – LAS VEGAS, NV
Zo!
(‘Making SkyBreak’ selected to the Las Vegas Black Film Festival)
Film Screening
*This is not a performance*
Suncoast Hotel & Casino
9090 Alta Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145 | 702-636-7111
Film Starts: 12:30p
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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)

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Zo! MasterClass Workshops

Sunday, October 22, 2017 – ST. LOUIS, MO
Zo! | Donnie Seals | Eric D. Seals
Sonic Camp featuring Zo!, Donnie Seals & Eric Seals
*This is not a performance*

William A Kerr Foundation
21 O’Fallon St, St. Louis, MO 63102
Sonic Camp #1 with Zo!: 1 – 3p
Sonic Camp #2 with Donnie & Eric Seals: 3:45 – 5:45p
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Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, 2018 – COLUMBUS, OH
Zo!
Music Entrepreneurship Workshop with Zo! & J. Rawls
Concert: March 30th | Workshop: March 31st
The STEAM Factory
400 W Rich St, Columbus, OH 43215
March 30th: Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm
March 31st: Workshop: 2:30pm
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Friday, August 17, 2017 – TORONTO, ON
Zo!
*This is not a performance*

TBA

Zo! + Carmen Rodgers LIVE in MINNEAPOLIS, MN – November 28, 2015

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Zo! + Carmen Rodgers

Saturday, November 28, 2015 – Minneapolis, MN
The Fountain Room
10 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402 | (612) 843-2575
Doors: 9p | 21+
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To The Nines
Fall Edition featuring
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers

To The Nines is back, this time at the exclusive and swanky Fountain Room in downtown Minneapolis, inside the Lumber Exchange Building. And as if that wasn’t enough, we have as our featured entertainment Zo! along with Carmen Rodgers! Your DJ for the evening is A-Quil.

To The Nines is an opulent affair that combines the love of fashion with the love of music and all things Urbane.

In addition to the beautiful venue and great entertainment we have complimentary passed hor d’oeuvres.

To The Nines takes place Saturday, November 28th from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
The Fountain Room is located on the 3rd floor of the Lumber Exchange Building (5th & Hennepin, above Alibi & Exchange and the Pourhouse — enter from the 5th Street entrance).

Zo! Interviews with Insight News (Minneapolis)

Zo! of Foreign Exchange Music coming to Minneapolis March 12 at The Pourhouse

Author: Harry Colbert
Source: Insight News

From time to time, life will throw us a curveball or two.

Fans of soul, neosoul and organic hip-hop, are probably pretty thrilled that Zo! of Foreign Exchange Music wasn’t as good at hitting curveballs as he is at producing and creating timeless melodies and arrangements for the many artists who he’s featured on his three released projects. Now that’s not to say that Zo!, born Lorenzo Ferguson, was a slouch at hitting. The multi-talented producer was drafted out of high school in the 13th round of the MLB Amateur Draft to play center field for the Toronto Blue Jays. But Zo! passed on the offer, opting for college instead at Western Kentucky University, with dreams of securing a higher draft spot. While Zo!’s draft spot didn’t improve, his keyboard playing did.

“My first love was baseball,” said Zo!, who will be in the Twin Cities for a Wednesday, March 12 performance at The Pourhouse, 10 S. 5th St., downtown Minneapolis. “I’m a really passionate person and I was passionate about playing baseball. But I never let that get in the way of my music. I always kept playing music to keep my chops up.”

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