If you don’t know much about (musical) history, here’s a chance to learn. Carla Cooke, youngest daughter of Sam Cooke, The King of Soul, sings her own versions of “A Change Gone Come,” “Summertime,” and “Lost and Looking” as well as her own compositions, blending gospel, soul, R&B and pop. With a strong vocal range and warm personality, Carla commands the stage, and has performed in concert with the legendary Four Tops and Freda Payne. See her pay homage to her father’s music and telling stories about his life at the Green Wood Coffee House.
$15. 8-11pm. Friday, January 5
Green Wood Coffee House, 1001 Green Rd., Ann Arbor
734-665-8558 | greenwoodcoffeehouse.org