Strong In The City: Cleezy Comedy, Ledisi, Rhonda Ross, Anthony David & more

Many things went down this week in the city, and there’s more to come…

TONIGHT THURSDAY is Rhonda Ross at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club  at 8pm. Rhonda Ross, the daughter of Diana Ross is striking out on her own, singing w/her own sense of style and grace.  She rolled through The Frank Ski Show yesterday, performed on Fox 5 this morning, and is about to put it down tonight.  SING RHONDA!

Can you tell I’m a fan? lol.  Hope to see you there.


THIS FRIDAY night Anthony David will be puttin’ it down at the Howard Theatre.  He always gives  a good show! Can’t wait.






Like to laugh? The Capital Comedy Fest rolls through Constitution Hall THIS SATURDAY featuring Earthquake, Bruce Bruce, Arnez J., and Dominique. Click here for tx!.



Monday night was the premiere of Cleezy’s Comedy Monday hosted by WHUR’s own Joe Clair of The Frank Ski Show.  The event featured Donnell Rawlings aka “Ashy Larry” from The Dave Chappelle Show, as well as  Rob Gordon and Eddie Bryant.  DJ Syd Vicious blessed the turntables.  The place was PACKED with standing room only. Folks had a great time…If you missed it, don’t worry, it goes down every Monday at Stonefish Grill at 1708 L St NW. Doors open at 7p. Show starts at 8p. This Monday features DC’s own Mike Brooks.  I will definitely be in the house for that! I hope you’re coming too!


Tuesday night WHUR hosted Ledisi’s CD release party at the Hard Rock Cafe in DC. Before the doors even opened, the line was around the block for this free WHUR exclusive event. Hosted by Michel Wright, Ledisi sang some of her classic hits as well as selections from her newly released project, The Truth. If you missed it, you can catch pictures and snippets of her performance on our Facebook page as well as here, and below.


Whew.. and there’s still more happening…but that’s all I have time to write about today.  See you on air the rest of this week 10a-3p. Remember you can also catch me Thursdays 12:30p EST for The Scene, your source for entertainment and lifestyle news on SiriusXM HUR Voices 141. You can also reach me via twitter @iamnikkistrong. and FB. Right now I’m off to see Rhonda Ross! BYE!  – Nikki Strong




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