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Sophia Brown to headline Connecticut concert

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Sophia Brown

Sultry lovers rock singer Sophia Brown, who delivered

a short-but-scintillating performance at the 2015 Rebel Salute in Richmond, St Ann, has a busy work schedule for the rest of the year.

She is currently in studio working on tracks for her soon-to-be-released album and will make the trek to Connecticut in May to headline an event, billed Sophia Brown In Concert, that takes place on Friday, May 8, at the West Indian Social Club in Hartford.

The Dream Team Entertainment event will also feature opening acts Addi Wallace and Soulworks, backed by Amandla reggae band. Two days later (May 10), she will be a performer/presenter at the sixth annual Linkage Awards, where she won a Lifetime Achievement Award last year.

The Gimme That Good Love singer, then returns home to begin preparing for summer tours of the US and Europe.

"I am really excited to perform at these two Tri-State Area events. I have been doing lots of interviews and looking forward to a weekend of great performances," Brown said.

Things are really going great for Brown, as her R&B-flavoured single, Rain Over Me, made it to the No. 3 spot on the New Style Radio, 98.7 FM chart in Birmingham, England, and also made it in the Star Top 10 chart in New York earlier this year.

She also inked a one-year deal with Entertainment Works, a Belgium-based agency that coordinates client bookings, provides management, marketing and publicity services to recording and performing artistes in Europe, Africa, the United States and Middle East. Clients of Entertainment Works include Friends of Distinction (Grazin' In The Grass, Going In Circles - both Gold Records); Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Bernie Worrell (Talking Heads, founding member of Parliament Funkadelic); Errol Blackwood (founder of and formerly the lead vocalist/bass player of Canadian reggae band Messenjah); Aaron Silk; singer Tony Anthony; Triston Palmer; Clinton Fearon (formerly with The Gladiators); Peter Broggs; Ras Midas; Prince Alla; Nasio Fontaine; Winston Grennan; Jerri Jheto, and others.