Emerging from the musical womb that is New Orleans, Sunni Patterson combines the heritage of her native town with an enlightened modern style to create music and poetry that is timeless in its groove. She began her career as a full-time high school teacher, and much of her life since has been devoted to serving as a cultural worker and grassroots activist, using art and poetry to encourage dialogue and healing.
Sunni will be performing at Red Bay Coffee- 3098 E. 10th St. in Oakland on Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Blessed is She is hosting a fundraiser to implement programs for system-involved (formerly incarcerated) women. To purchase tickets or to make a donation, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-of-spoken-with-sunni-patterson-tickets-68866047201 .