East Arkansas Community College will present the Kemistri band featuring the powerhouse vocals of Nicky Parrish on Friday, February 2, at 7:00 p.m. at the EACC Fine Arts Center.
Kemistri featuring the lead vocals of Nicky Parrish, brings a natural excitement that audiences have come to love. Articulating the emotions that individuals feel, Kemistri’s style of music is captivated by a vast audience of R&B, Gospel, Jazz, Neo Soul, Country, Blues, Hop-Hop, Reggae, and Salsa, genres of music that touch the heart and soul of everyone.
A native of Little Rock, lead vocal Nicky Parrish is a six-time Amateur Night Apollo winner and has shared the stage with notable artists as Michael Bublé, CeCe Winans, Eric Benet, the Zapp Band, Gerald Alston, Will Downing, Tyrese, the Whispers, Yolanda Adams, Cameo, Howard Hewett, Jay Lamont, Bobby Valentino, Ray Goodman and Brown, the Enchantments, Midnight Star, and more. She also toured for seven years with the GRAMMY award winning gospel recording artist Smokie Norful.
Parrish was named Arkansas Urban Music R&B Artist of the Year in 2011, won the Arkansas Platinum Hood Award in 2013, and was featured in the HBO documentary, “Little Rock Central: 50 Years Later,” where she sang the national anthem. Parrish’s natural talent consisting of a four-octave range paired with diverse styles and a universal music library produces a sound that soothes the soul and warms the heart.
Tickets for this event are $10 and may be purchased via telephone by calling 870 633-4480, ext. 352 or in person at the EACC Fine Arts Center Ticket Office located at 1700 Newcastle Road in Forrest City just off I-40. EACC Students will be admitted free with Student ID. This concert has been sponsored by EACC’s Office of Student Activities and is part of the events scheduled on campus for African American History Month.