TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Blues Society held its monthly summertime blues concert at the Gage Park Amphitheater Wednesday evening. This month’s entertainment was provided by Keesha Pratt from Houston, Texas.
Keesha Pratt has been singing since the age of six and has shared the stage with Bobby Rush, Eddie Cotton, opera singer Grace Bumbry, soul singer Musiq Soulchild, and the late Reverend James Moore.
Some of Keesha Pratt’s accomplishments include The Jackson Free Press Artist of the Week in 2011, The 2012 Female Artist of the Year in the Jackson Music Awards, and a featured artist at the 2010 Chicago Blues Festival.
The Blues Foundation out of Memphis, TN crowned Keesha as the Queen of the 2018 International Blues Challenge.
Opening for Keesha was Bristol Karr, a 14-year-old singer-songwriter from Topeka and Washburn Rural High School.