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Live at the Archway: KYSHONA / JAIMA

Aug 18 | Thu |
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8/18 | LIVE AT THE ARCHWAY: KYSHONA / JAIMA LIVE AT THE ARCHWAY MUSIC + ART IN THE DUMBO ARCHWAY ON SUMMER THURSDAYS ALWAYS FREE, ALWAYS ALL AGES, AND ALWAYS RAIN OR SHINE. --------------------------------------------------------- AUGUST 18 ON STAGE: KYSHONA IN THE GALLERY: JAIMA --------------------------------------------------------- GETTING TO THE ARCHWAY The Dumbo Archway is a public plaza underneath the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO, Brooklyn. It’s on Water St between Anchorage Place and Adams St. --------------------------------------------------------- THE MUSIC! KYSHONA. Kyshona is an artist ignited by untold stories, and the capacity of those stories to thread connection in every community. With the background of a licensed music therapist, the curiosity of a writer, the resolve of an activist, and the voice of a singer, Kyshona is unrelenting in her pursuit for the healing power of song. Kyshona blends roots, rock, R&B, and folk with lyrical prowess. She is both a sought after collaborative vocalist working with artists like Margo Price whom she accompanied on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Adia Victoria who features Kyshona, Price and Jason Isbell in her single “You Was Born to Die”, and a burgeoning performer in her own right whose 2020 release Listen, was voted Best Protest Album of 2020 by Nashville Scene. Kyshona’s non-profit organization Your Song offers songwriting programs for youth empowerment programs, detention, re-entry, recovery, mental health, and veterans centers and organizations.

--------------------------------------------------------- THE ART! JAIMA. Brooklyn based artist, Jaima, moved to New York in 2016 to pursue the dream of being a full time artist. While working at artists’ markets, he would create paintings to show his process and noticed that these were the pieces that people loved the most. His style revolves around drawing a specific object, and then using the negative space to connect and interweave patterns. By connecting various simpler motifs to make a more complex piece, his goal is to make art that people can revisit many times and find something new and uplifting.

--------------------------------------------------------- SPECIAL THANKS Live at the Archway is generously supported by Sixpoint!

Live at the Archway is additionally supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council.

--------------------------------------------------------- Live at the Archway is curated by Clara Schuhmacher, Dumbo Improvement District, and Jan Bell, Brooklyn Americana Music Festival. --------------------------------------------------------- See the full season at

Venue: Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge / DUMBO Improvement District

155 Water St. Map
(71-8) -237-8700