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The Message: A Journey from Jazz to Hip Hop

216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Uncover the history and roots of contemporary hip hop with this unique concert series. Starring some of Sacramento’s most exciting contemporary musical voices, this epic journey of four different performances traces music’s evolution from jazz, to soul and funk, to hip hop and rap, exploring how music has been used to give voice to suppressed stories. Each concert captures a distinct moment in music’s history; experience the full story with a series ticket! <a>The Music of Carmen McRae & Sarah Vaughan</a> • Jan 25 <a>The Music of Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, and Betty Carter</a> • Feb 22 <a>The Lab Rats</a> • Mar 28 <a>Jakhari Smith and TIP Vicious</a> • Apr 25