July 29, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079
Mount Vernon Nights: Jarekus Singleton
Jackson, Mississippi's award-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, 29-year-old Jarekus Singleton, is one of the brightest, most exciting young stars on the blues scene today. His cutting-edge, streetwise music melding contemporary and traditional blues with rock energy and hip-hop wordplay turns audiences of all ages into devoted fans. With his blazing guitar licks and strong, soulful voice, Singleton brings his up-to-the-minute take on the blues to every song he writes and performs. From ferocious and funky to slow and steamy to smoking hot, Singleton is a young blues master carrying the blues into the future. The Jarekus Singleton Band has become one of the most popular blues bands in Mississippi, and they are positioned to conquer the national and international scene. Theyve been tearing up clubs, concert halls and festivals across the South, and performed twice at the world renowned Chicago Blues Festival.