In The Spirit Of Miles, Celebration Promotes Music, Art and Cultural Progressiveness, Featuring A Stellar Line-up Of Multi-Genre Emerging Talent
New Kind Of Blue Scotch Whisky Served
Jacob Collier, R.LUM.R, Muddy Magnolias, Lawrence, Tall Heights, Jeffrey Gaines, Durand Jones And The Indications, The Accidentals To Perform
WHO: Cheryl Davis (daughter of Miles), Erin Davis (son of Miles) and Vince Wilburn, Jr. (nephew of Miles), representing Miles Davis Properties, LLC.
Featuring live performances by Jacob Collier, R.LUM.R, Muddy Magnolias, Lawrence, Tall Heights, Jeffrey Gaines, Durand Jones And The Indications and The Accidentals.
WHAT: Miles Davis House is a SXSW day party hosted by the Miles Davis family and featuring a wide cross section of multi-genre emerging talent, the next generation of musical disruptors. In the spirit of Miles, the celebration promotes music, art and cultural progressiveness. The new Kind Of Blue Scotch Whisky will be served, making its Austin debut.
The event is presented by Hightower Capital Group, Legacy Recordings and Riviera Imports, and curated by The Miles Davis Estate and Andrew Leib, with production by K.C. Mancebo of Clamorhouse.
Miles Davis House supports HOME, a non-profit 501c3 on a mission to renovate the childhood home of Miles Davis.
WHERE: Waller Ballroom
700 E. 6th Street, Austin TX
Free & Open to the Public
WHEN: 12 noon – 6 p.m.
12 noon The Accidentals
12:45 p.m. Durand Jones And The Indications
1:30 p.m. Jeffrey Gaines
2:15 p.m. Tall Heights
3:00 p.m. Lawrence
3:45 p.m. Muddy Magnolias
4:30 p.m. R.LUM.R
5:15 p.m. Jacob Collier
COMMENTS: 2017 GRAMMY® Winner “Miles Ahead” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Miles Davis & Various Artists) – “Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media”
Davis has long been noted for his restless artistic aesthetic, which played into his changing the course of music five times, his continued status as a fashion icon, and his globally recognized artworks, which most recently have been featured in Paris, Brazil and Montreal to outstanding acclaim.
A quintessential Renaissance Man, he continues to break records as the U.S. Postal Service’s most successful and fastest-selling iconic stamp in recent years, with more than 23 million sold to date.
New York City re-named 77th Street on the Upper West Side as “Miles Davis Way” to honor the iconic genius at his former place of residency.