The 20th Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, recently honored as the only event in Maryland to win one of four statewide tourism awards for 2019, recently announced popular local artist and St. Mary’s County resident Latrice Carr to open for nationally-known jazz acts at the 2020 event weekend, slated for July 10-12, 2020. Ms. Carr, a multi-genre singer and songwriter originally from Portsmouth, VA, is known for her soulful range and gospel roots, which exhibits her passion for the music she performs. Having begun singing in front of large crowds at an early age, Ms. Carr has become a widely known regular at establishments across Southern Maryland and the Washington D.C. metro area, including singing the national anthem at a variety of professional sporting events like the Washington Nationals, high-profile locations like Maryland Live Casino, and even performances throughout Europe and other mid-Atlantic locations. Karen Stone, Manager of the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, one of the Festival’s organizing partners, is elated at the selection of Ms. Carr as opener: “We are absolutely thrilled that Latrice was picked to open our 21st annual Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival this year. She is an amazing individual and artist, and we are […]
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