Comedy show featuring a variety of performers / Nickey McMullen performs at 8pm
St Elizabeth Catholic Church's Jazz and Food Festival / Nickey McMullen performs at 4pm
Doc and the Keynotes provide live jazz instrumental for an open set every Friday night featuring some of the area's most entertaining and well known jazz singers.
The critically acclaimed and award winning VERSES: THE OPEN MIC presented by Upside Marketing, is Richmond Virginia’s longest running poetry event, and the base of the Verses crew consisting of poets, lyricists, and singers.
Sounds Like: Jennifer Hudson, Miki Howard, India Arie, Rachelle Ferrell, Sarah Vaughan
Bio: For vocal entertainer Nickey McMullen, music is her Calling.
This Richmond, Virginia native’s heritage is a musical one steeped in a family of exceptionally talented singers and musicians so it’s as if she was born into her vocation. The natural vibrancy that was evident at a very young age has ...See Full Bio
"I’m paraphrasing but my brief part of my conversation with songstress Nickey McMullen before her Easter Sunday night set at the Camel went something like this: Cheats: Are you nervous? Nickey: No. I’m doing what I love to do…I’m just going to go up there and have fun with it. And have fun she did! There is no doubt that RVA has a lot of talented singers BUT Nickey McMullen possesses intangibles that go beyond just vocal ability. I believe it’s the difference between, what I consider, “young adults” and “grown folks.” It comes down to knowledge of self, knowledge of musical direction, and happiness. On stage, Nickey knows who she is, she knows where she wants to go (and takes the audience), and she is having a great time performing. She has found her pocket, mixing original Jazz, Blues & Soul numbers with her unique contemporary versions. Her voice has the power that you expect but when she hits particular notes – there is a genuine moment of whoa….I didn’t s