Rhoda Weaver and the Soul Mates Return to the White Horse
Friday, January 19- 8:00 p.m.- Rhoda Weaver and the Soul Mates. Classic R&B, Soul, Motown. $12 advance/$15 door
Vocalist Rhoda Weaver hadn’t planned to be a professional musician. Urged to sing in public by appreciative friends, she worked up her courage to perform on downtown Asheville streets, becoming a popular busker with her strong, heartfelt, and emotionally true renditions of songs ranging from soul to pop, jazz to gospel. Rhoda unflappable navigates it all, earning admiring fans along the way, having since traded the streets for the clubs. Her band, the Soul Mates, keeps pace with her powerhouse singing, displaying tight, energetic playing that fills dance floors wherever the group appears. On Friday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. the White Horse Black Mountain is the place to catch up with Rhoda Weaver and the Soul Mates.
Rhoda Weaver’s repertoire encompasses classic songs from the Motown archives, blues and jazz standards, plus R&B hits from the ‘60s through the ’90s. Her versatile voice has earned favorable comparisons to great female singers of the past, but she puts her personal stamp on every song and makes it her own. An evening with Rhoda Weaver and the Soul Mates is guaranteed to be enjoyed by music lovers and dancers of all ages.