Though a short set, Jody Watley made every minute count in a fiery, funky and fierce performance at the Winter White Concert Party at Texas CU Theatre. Rarely a fixture on more classic R&B bills – Watley proved more than capable as one of music’s most versatile artists with a catalog to match.
“People who have never seen or experienced me live after all of these decades are always surprised and ecstatic. I take it as a compliment rather than an insult. You can’t have this type of longevity and not be able to deliver the goods and then some.I’ve always said. I hope to continue to surprise people, change and grow.” – Jody Watley
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It all went down Saturday and Sunday night at The Texas Trust CU Theatre December 11 and 12th for 2 sold out shows with The Isley Brothers and. Frankie Beverly & Maze. I’d been looking forward to this show since it was confirmed and booked. I’ve been a huge fan of The Isley Brothers since high school – to be on the same bill was surreal. As an esteemed legacy artist myself, I’m not above some legit fan girl emotions and excitement – never too cool for school and always humble and don’t mind showing my enthusiasm when I love other artists.
Dream come true! A special thank you to Kandy Isley who made the introduction meet and greet happen. I watched both of their shows from the wings of the stage and was singing along like everyone else. They put on a stellar show, vocals, dancers – everything top notch.
Kandy and her sister Kim are also really gifted singers – the blend and harmonies on point as well as being beautiful and kind ladies.
Meeting the incomparable Frankie Beverly was also a highlight.
In my funky spontaneous vibe – “Friends” – it was lit!
For more pics and video check out my Instagram page, I shared a few live snippets of The Isley Brothers.. I was totally mainly trying to me in the moment and singing along with everyone else most of the show.
Thanks to all involved for such a fabulous weekend of classic music – in winter white sharing the gift of music is always such a blessing. These were my final concerts of 2021 – in an ongoing pandemic and challenging time – it meant even more to so many. To successfully get through all of my shows with everyone remaining healthy is also a blessing. We love bringing joy and the light to the people to forgot your woes and escape in the music.