CANCELLED: Soul-Rocker Ruby Amanfu @ MASS MoCA [Berkshire on Stage]
Billboard called her “Nashville’s Next Indie Star,” and there is little doubt that soul-rock singer Ruby Amanfu is a force to be reckoned with. Since her star turn on Jack White’s “Love Interruption” in 2012, she was nominated for a Grammy, toured with Norah Jones and released her transcendent 2015 debut album, Standing Still. Born in Ghana and now based in Nashville, Ruby Amanfu and her band will get your heart beating a little faster.
at MASS MoCA’s Club B-10 at 8pm on Saturday (April 2). UPDATE: This concert has been cancelled. Refunds are available at the place of purchase…
Amanfu’s voice is described as having both the soaring power of gospel and a hushed intimacy, and the singer is arguably on her way to becoming one of the greats. A highly skilled singer-songwriter, Amanfu’s Standing Still also manages to spotlight a flawlessly curated collection of covers paying homage to such music icons as Wilco, Irma Thomas and Brandi Carlile, as Amanfu breathes new life into beloved classics.