Less than danger of rain as intense thunderstorms pounded parts of the metro area, dynamic singer-percussionist Sheila Escovedo, acknowledged worldwide as Sheila E., performed to an enthusiastic crowd Wednesday evening at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, kicking off the venue’s 2021 Wednesday Jazzy Evenings collection. 

Despite the climate knowledgeable in close by parts, which exacerbated residual flooding from current storms and remaining far more than 100,000 with no electrical power Wednesday night time, downtown Detroit saw comparatively very little precipitation. 

“(I’m) joyful to say there had been no complications,” explained Shahida Mausi of Right Productions, which handles scheduling and functions for the venue. “The exhibit started immediately to a wonderful group. It was thrilling and great to have so a lot of back with us.

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