Raquel Lily, Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics & Takenobu performing live, 4/12

Watch later on WABE TV; stream later on wabe.org 

ATLANTA (3/9/2022)—WABE 90.1, Atlanta’s choice for NPR, highlights talent from Atlanta’s Asian communities with April’s WABE presents SOUNDS LIKE ATL live music show. Fans can catch performances by Raquel Lily, Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, and Takenobu live at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 12 at City Winery. Tickets are on sale now at citywinery.com. 

A Philippines-born, New York-raised, Atlanta transplant, soul and R&B singer/songwriter Raquel Lily is known for her Twitch live-stream shows, while critically acclaimed (New York Daily News, MTV, Paste) Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics has collaborated with the likes of Iggy Pop, Erykah Badu, Goodie Mob, Gary Clark Jr., and more. Composer Nick Takenobu Ogawa, who along with his wife, Kathryn Koch, performs as the chamber pop duo Takenbou, has also scored the popular NPR podcast Invisibilia and Netflix’s Last Chance U documentary series. 

Built around a desire to amplify Atlanta’s diverse and world-renowned musical community, each WABE presents SOUNDS LIKE ATL concert features live performances from a fresh lineup representing a variety of genres. Season 1 of the Tuesday-night, live-music series runs through November 8 at City Winery. 

Upcoming shows include: 

  • April: Asian American Music Appreciation
  • May: Jewish American Heritage
  • July: Folk Music of Atlanta
  • August: ATL Hometown Heroes
  • September: Latinx American Heritage 
  • October: LGBTQ Pride
  • November: Native American 
  • Heritage 

Stay tuned to @WABEATL on social for more information on performers, dates, and times. 

Complete lineups are also available on wabe.org and citywinery.com a month prior to the show.

A taping of April’s live show featuring Raquel Lily, Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, and Takenobu airs at 11 p.m. Friday, April 29 on WABE TV (Ch. 30). Music fans anywhere can stream the broadcast online at wabe.org the next day. 


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