(Lakewood, NJ) – The historic STRAND Center for the Arts presents Etta May (with special guest Nikki Britt) on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 8:00 pm. What's the best way to describe Etta May? "Minnie Pearl with a migraine." To put it simply, when Etta May takes the stage, she is the reigning Queen of Southern Sass. Etta May won the prestigious American Comedy Awards: "Stand-Up Comic of the Year," and has appeared on Oprah, Comic Strip Live, MTV, and as a guest commentator on "CBS Sunday Morning." In addition to television, Etta May is a regular on the syndicated Bob & Tom radio show and XM Radio's comedy channels.
With Opening Act, Nikki Britt, local country artist and rising star. Now signed to independent Nashville label, Rustic Records, Inc., Nikki is excited about all the opportunities coming her way. She opened for James Otto during New Jersey's Summerfest and her debut album released in September.
Make your ticket reservations online at www.strand.org or call 732-730-5925. The STRAND box office, 732 – 367 - 7789, is open on Thursday and Friday, between 12 pm and 5 pm and 3 hours before each show.
The Strand Theater is located at 400 Clifton Avenue in Lakewood, NJ.