Who Runs the World? A Tribute to Female Groups from 1970 to Today!

Charleston Music Hall & Mahogany Soul present:

Who Runs the World? A Tribute to Female Groups from 1970 to Today!

Aisha Kenyetta, Christian Smalls, Zandrina Dunning, Essence Geddis

Fri · May 18, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$15 - Advance | $17 - Day of Show | $40 - VIP


Featuring the music of LaBelle, Sister Sledge, Mary Jane Girls, The Emotions, Destiny's Child, SWV, TLC, Vanity 6, En Vogue, Xscape & More!

VIP Ticket Includes:
- Preferred Seating
- Pre-show Reception
- Heavy Hors d'oeuvre by local chefs
- Premium Cocktails sponsored by Wiskey Jam Whiskey
- Meet & Greet w/ Mahogany Soul


Dinner & Show option available for an additional $32 

Call for reservations after purchasing Dinner & Show option

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Tickets can also be purchased at Music Hall Box Office:

37 John Street (843) 853-2252 | Monday - Friday (10 am - 3 pm)

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Who Runs the World? A Tribute to Female Groups from 1970 to Today!
Who Runs the World? A Tribute to Female Groups from 1970 to Today!
Take a trip down memory lane as Mahogany Soul performs hits from the greatest Soul & R&B girl groups of all time. From LaBelle and The Emotions to En Vogue, TLC, & so much more. This is a show you can't afford to miss!

Featured Vocalists:
Christian Smalls
Zandrina Dunning
Essence Geddis
Aisha Kenyetta

Featured Band:
Tony Cobin - Bass
Stephen Washington - Keys
Greg Loney - Lead Guitar
JT Rollerson - Drums
Ward Buckheister - Trombone
Mike Quinn - Sax
David Carter - Trumpet
Aisha Kenyetta
Aisha Kenyetta
Aisha Kenyetta is a highly accomplished and versatile vocalist, concentrating in Funk and Classic Rock styles. Her biggest musical influences include Chaka Khan and Guns N Roses.

Aisha began singing at Age 4 in church, and quickly found her passion for musical performance. After many choirs and solo performances growing up, Aisha made the decision as an adult to sing full time.

Aisha has been featured with many local bands and projects--The Women & Concert series, Groundhog Day, the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, and others.

Aisha currently performs with her own band, AmpSquared, as well as the Emerald Empire Band and other local artists. She is currently writing material for her first album.
Christian Smalls
Christian Smalls
Equipped with a rich and soulful voice this sultry Charleston, SC native can move the soul of the audience with her emotional energy and angelic-like presence. She began singing at the tender age of 2, and realized in elementary school that she was set apart from her peers. Shortly after, she auditioned as was accepted into the Charleston County School of the Arts where she attended from 6th-12th grade. Her voice was refined by technical vocal training during that time frame. One of her greatest accomplishments during her time at the Charleston County School of the Arts was winning a vocal competition that gave her the title of #2 Alto in the State of South Carolina in the All-State Vocal Competition.

Well prepared for a successful launch into a career in music; Christian graduated from Winthrop University and formed a band with some college friends called The Pearls and Funk Band. They performed together successfully for years at several venues in the Charlotte, NC area receiving notable exposure. Shortly after relocating back to Charleston, SC she became the lead vocalist of The New Image Band.

In 2013, she further solidified her profession by beginning her solo career and forming the band Black Diamond and Company, an eclectic funk and soul band. She had her first two breakout shows "Shine Bright Like a Diamond" Part I and II which were successful and set the stage for her as a career artist. Christian is often called upon by local bands, The Secrets and Darrell Ravenel and Friends, who require her powerful voice to lead the charge in bringing the best to their audience. Her impressive talent has rewarded her with many opportunities to include opening for such major recording artists to include The Average White Band, RnB sensation Tank, Tim Bowman and K Michelle.

Christian has consistently delivered crowd-moving performances and is in high-demand in the Charleston area with a career that continues to thrive in a vast market.
Zandrina Dunning
Zandrina Dunning
Zandrina Dunning is a professional singer/songwriter and vocal instructor originally from Boston Massachusetts. She resides in Charleston, South Carolina performing and teaching all genres of music ranging from opera to soul/funk both publicly and privately. She is a mother to her beautiful 7 year old daughter, London.

Although she began singing at a young age in church and in elementary school, Zandrina began her professional musical journey studying classical music and musical theater at South Carolina State University in 2000. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Industry/Vocal Music in 2004.

Zandrina has performed with local and national recording artists to include Multi-Grammy Award winner George Benson, Nashville singer/songwriter Patrick Davis, Darius Rucker & Mark Bryan of Hootie & The Blowfish, American Idol Season 11 finalist, Elise Testone, and more. She has performed at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville TN, the Lincoln Theater in New York City, and many other noted venues throughout the US and internationally. She most recently shared her musical talents in Havana, Cuba with Gino Castillo and was blessed with the opportunity to travel to to Monrovia, Liberia last May with the Save More Kids Foundation to teach music to kids in Christ Children's Home in Gbarnga City. She also performed at a music festival in Liberia collaborating with both Charlestonian and Liberian musicians.

As an instructor of music, Zandrina has worked within the Berkeley County School District teaching music publicly to students ranging from grades K-5 and privately to students from 7 years to 50+ through Industry Direct Models and Talent and her own vocal coaching practice.

Zandrina can be seen performing in and around Charleston with local bands and with her own project, The Zandrina Dunning Experience.
Essence Geddis
Essence Geddis
Essence Geddis is a 23 year old vocal powerhouse. She graduated from The School of the Arts of Charleston South Carolina with an emphasis in vocal music. She studied at The Conservatory of Arts and Sciences as an audio engineer specializing in film and post-production and later became a performer with The Young Americans in Corona, California.

One of her passions has been to travel and teach children from Europe to Asia and all over the US. Currently, Essence can be seen performing in and around Charleston with the city’s best musicians & singers.
Venue Information:
Charleston Music Hall
37 John Street
Charleston, South Carolina, 29403