Step into a world where timeless melodies and poetic lyrics come together, featuring the extraordinary talents of Anita Jackson as she pays homage to Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Stevie Nicks. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable evening as Jackson, a seasoned and soulful performer, effortlessly captures the essence of Carole King's soulful tunes, Joni Mitchell's poetic storytelling, and Stevie Nicks' enchanting mystique. The World Chess Hall of Fame's Music Series provides the perfect backdrop for this one-of-a-kind performance, marrying the strategic brilliance of chess with the emotional depth of music. As Anita Jackson weaves her magic, you'll find yourself transported through the decades, reliving the magic of classic hits such as "Natural Woman," "A Case of You," and "Landslide."
Anita has become a staple on the St. Louis music scene, blending jazz, blues, and R&B music, creating a gumbo of art in her music. This evening, she’ll use music to communicate the emotional journey she’s experienced since the loss of her family to COVID-19 but don’t expect an evening of sadness and melancholy. She plans to party like it’s 1999 to celebrate lives lived well.
5:30 p.m. | Doors Open
6:00 p.m. | Complimentary artist talk
6:30 p.m. | Break
7:00 p.m. | Concert
Limited in person seating available.