Lolo’s Lounge

Lolo (Lorraine) Gervais presents a series of intimate cabaret shows in 2022 featuring locally known singers from very different musical backgrounds, to explore and celebrate the music and vocal styles of Sara Vaughan, Amy Winehouse, Billie Holiday, Sade, Etta James and beyond. Lorraine and her guests will share with the audience & each other how their own singing lives have been shaped by these icons (among others) into who they are today, all while being backed by a small group of great players onstage. A little conversation, some laughter and a lot of heartfelt singing will make for some very special nights in this next year. May 15th, Lorraine and her special guest Alvetta Newby–Jones will celebrate some of their favorite icons in the worlds of jazz, blues and soul— Sarah Vaughan, Etta James and Sharon Jones.  Alvetta is a native of Washington, D.C. As she likes to say, “D.C. born and bred.” She has aRead More