Concerts on the Quad - Rissi Palmer

Bring the family, lawn chairs, blankets and picnics to enjoy along with the music. Meals, treats and drinks will be available from concession stands on the Quad. Rissi Palmer – Palmer, who describes her style as “Southern soul,” has appeal for fans of country music as well as soul. Her 2007 debut single, Country Girl, became the first song recorded by an African-American woman to hit the country music charts in 20 years. Last year, she teamed with Brian Owens on Soul of Cash, a tribute album of Johnny Cash’s music. In between, she has performed at the White House, the Grand Ole Opry, Lincoln Center, appeared on Oprah & Friends, and recorded a children’s album, Best Day Ever. Palmer is working on a new album to be released later this year.