This Thursday, Gallery 5 is hosting Shafest #1: A 21st Birthday and album release party rolled into one. Sha Shakusky, a Richmond based beat-maker, released her album XXI (Vignt et Un) on January 24 via Bandcamp. Check it out below:
A proud Black trans woman, Shakusky will be offer physical releases of her album through East Coast label Master Hand Records. Shafest #1 is donation based and will include performers from B.ckwards Haus, Satellite Syndicate and a northern VA based collective, Tribe 95.
Doors open at 7pm and music starts at 8pm- Sha Shakusky prides herself on creating an event and space based on positivity and inclusivity. Gallery 5 is located in Richmond’s historic Jackson Ward at 200 W Marshall st. Donations will be collected at the door.
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