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LACONIA — Vocalist, composer and entertainer Pat Braxton will present a Billie Holiday Tribute Show at Pitman's Freight Room on Thursday, August 22 at 8 p.m.

Pat Braxton was awarded the Best Female Jazz Artist and Best Jazz CD at the New England Urban Music Awards. She has performed throughout the United States, Italy and Asia, including The Blues Alley in Washington DC, Scullers Jazz Club in Boston and The Acton Jazz Café.

Pat has often been compared to Billie Holiday and will perform a Tribute to her tonight. Pat and her five musicians will pay tribute to Billie Holiday who was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time.
Admission is $12 per person. Pitman's is a BYOB venue. For more information visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.