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A Tribute to Etta James Featuring Marlena Smalls with The Sweetgrass Angels

The USC Beaufort Center for the Arts will host a musical tribute to rhythm and blues singer Etta James on October 14th and 15th with Dr. Marlena Smalls backed by the Sweetgrass Angels and the Lowcountry Jazz Band. The Sweetgrass Angels (Penney Smith, Velma Polk, and Elaine Lake) are known for their classic three-part harmonies on songs from the 1940s to today. The tribute will include 14 of James’ songs. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 – $25.