This week on Alabama Arts Radio Donna Russell interviews Singer and Entertainer Donica Knight.
On Tuesday, March 10th, kick off Arts Advocacy Day at 6:00 p.m. with Alabama artists, student performers and our special musical guest, Alabama’a own, Donica Knight followed by dinner, awards and entertainment at 7:00 p.m.
On Wednesday, March 11th, gather with other arts advocates from around the state to learn how to express your passion for the arts constructively through educational training and more.
We encourage you to make an appointment with your legislators and visit their offices after lunch. We hope to demystify arts advocacy and assist you in feeling comfortable during your visits with your legislators. Enjoy workshop sessions, role play demonstrations, a panel discussion, a special performance by Alabama State University Dance Company and lunch before your afternoon visits with your legislators.
Registration is now open - for more information AND to register go to https://alaaeorg.presencehost.net/arts-advocacy-day.html.
Donica Knight Bio
Inspired by the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Patsy Cline and Shania Twain, Donica strives to bring her own unique sound that is undoubtedly Donica Knight.
While studying Special Education at Auburn University, Knight was the lead-singer of the acclaimed cover band “Lucky Town” and garnered experience on the college, wedding, and debutante ball circuit. As she played more and more gigs reaching thousands of welcoming fans, it became evident that she was bound for a life on the stage rather than in the classroom. Entertaining was clearly the vehicle by which Donica would have the opportunity to make a difference and change lives.
Knight has shared the stage with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Luke Bryan, Jake Owen, Chris Young, 3 Doors Down, Kenny Rogers, Kellie Pickler, Jerrod Neimann, Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, The Swon Brothers, Thompson Square, Darryl Worley, and Skid Row, among many others. Her talent even captured the attention of country music superstar Ronnie Milsap who recorded two songs with Donica – one of which she co-wrote.
For more information on Donica Knight, visit www.donicaknight.com
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