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La Shaun phoenix Moore presents INFERNO!

La Shaun phoenix Moore presents INFERNO!

Peace, Firebirds:

My show:  La Shaun phoenix Moore presents I N F E R N O is rapidly approaching!!  I am SO stoked!!  Order your tickets in advance to guarantee yourself a seat.  Even if you can’t make it, consider purchasing a ticket just to support my efforts.  There is so much that I want to accomplish and it’s going to take a village to help!  Are you my village?  Yeah?  Help me: https://lpminferno.eventbrite.com/

I am in such a great emotional and professional space right now!  Doors and opportunities are rolling in almost faster than I can even imagine.  But, that’s the thing:  I DID imagine my life…my art catapulting like this.  It’s what I’ve been wanting for the last five or six years.

There is so much going on in this season as a phoenix for me.  I’m evolving into a woman of great character.  I have no shame for praising myself in this effort, either.  I’ve been doing the work.  The self-checking hasn’t been easy.  I’ve unearthed some behaviors that have needed serious correction.  I’ve also had to have some really hard conversations within my circle about what friendship used to mean to me, versus what I need out of a relationship now.  I’ve also had to come clean about things that I hadn’t even realized that I’d been harboring.

As it goes with sins of omission, some of the things that I had to address weren’t well received.  In fact, some of them have turned into angry rages of words and scorned Facebook status messages from my recipients.  All of which are, quite frankly, FAIR.  I’m controlling my lower self that wants to offer a retort.  People get to work through their pain however they want without me trying to manipulate that.

In that, I could have ultimately ended some relationships this week that, in my mind, had room for repair/salvaging.

And you know what?  That sucks.  However, there is a light at the end of all of this.

Being honest…being authentic, is better in the long run for everyone.  I don’t want to engage in passive-aggressive living.  It hurts people. I don’t want to hurt people (or myself) going into my new season.

If you’ve been concealing a thing or harboring friction – calmly, lovingly address it.  If you don’t, your actions…your ACTIONS will call you out.  You’ll be irritated and easily offended; angry and resentful.  Save yourself.  Don’t try to emotionally manipulate people.  Understand that the changes in your life may no longer work for THEM.  If the door closes, reflect kindly on how you’ve advanced BECAUSE of the situation.  Send love and light.  Forgive them and yourself.  Fearlessly move on.

I’ve learned that acquaintance isn’t a bad word.

I’ve learned that friendship is much deeper than hanging out in a room of awesome folks.  For me, it is rooted in the notion of iron sharpening iron.  I want to be BETTER because of my friends.  Even if it means I have to address the ugly shit about myself that sometimes surfaces.  I’m human.  I will err.  I deserve and expect love to be a celebration and a reproof.  I want to be sharpened by my circle, not held back because of them.

Remember our anthem for the year:

  • Be careful who you let in and around your circle (including family).  Not everyone deserves the pleasure of your presence.
  • Love yourself where you are right now.  If you have a little more to love – love that.  If you want to have less to love – then work on it.  But, love yourself where you are right now.
  • Pursue your purpose.  If you don’t know what that is right now, seek out your Creator for an answer.  Look at the context clues around you.  Consider what you’re passionate about.  But, LIVE your purpose.  You’re not truly living if you aren’t.

 

Thank you for being a part of my journey.  I am SUPER grateful for each of you!  I’m STILL gigging all over the place!  Check out my list of upcoming performances.

 

October
October 19, 2013 (Saturday) – Featured Performer – Private Client Wedding

October 27, 2013 (Sunday) – Featured Performer – Private Client Event

November
November 2, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM, Cover: $15

November 6, 2013 (Wednesday) – Featured Performer, Private Client Event

November 13, 2013 (Wednesday) – Featured Performer, 1917 American Bistro Wed. Night Open Mic. 19416 Livernois., Detroit, MI.  Free Admission. Time: 8:00 PM Sharp!

November 22, 2013 (Friday) – Guest Artist – Detroit LIVE hosted by Lola George, Location to be announced!!!

November 23, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore RETURNS to Black Lotus Brewery!!  1 East 14 Mile Road, Clawson, MI 48017-2132.  Time: 9:00-11:30 PM.  Cover: FREE

December
December 7, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore presents The Jingle Jam!!  Featured Performer and Host NOEL NIGHT, Midtown Detroit, Performance location TBD.  Time: 5:30-9:00 PM.  Cover: FREE.

February
February 22, 2014 (Saturday) – La Femme DeTwa, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park avenue, Detroit, MI.  Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8:00-11:00 PM, Cover: $15.

Interested in booking us for your event?
Contact:  Alicia Spenceraspencer26@gmail.com or Alexis Draper lexdowntherabbithole@gmail.com

Wanna stay connected with me?

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lashaunphoenixmoore or www.facebook.com/TeamFirebird

Twitter: @lashaunphoenix
Instagram: Detroitphoenix
Tumblr:  http://lashaunphoenixmoore.tumblr.com/
Email:  MoGalDetroit@gmail.com

Yo Gurl,
-phoe

 

 

 

Happy Apple Picker!

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Peace, Firebirds:

Thanks for your overwhelming support at Detroit’s 36th Annual Dally In the Alley!  Our set started a few minutes late and we had a tiny pocket of rain, but you all came out in great numbers and danced and partied with us!  Thanks for supporting our merch as well!  My team and I are working on leaking a few songs from my upcoming album for you!  The CD with those tracks will be available for purchase at my I N F E R N O showcase.

I’ve learned some interesting lessons in the past week.  Sometimes, it doesn’t matter how much you’ve moved on or forgiven a person after a negative moment, you are not in control of THEIR feelings.  They are still free to be angry, bitter and negative.  They are still free to act out vindictively (under the guise of righteousness).  This experience happened to me recently.

I’m still experiencing a little backlash from a former acquaintance who professes to be moving on with their life.  Their behavior (and that of their cohorts) suggests that maybe that isn’t 100% true.  Being targeted ruffled my feathers.  It made me want to rage out.  It made me doubt my purpose.  It was souring.  As those sad and negative feelings set in, the remembrance of how God has been blessing me began to overtake me.  I felt immediately LIFTED!!!!

From December until now, I’ve averaged 3 full shows per month.  In the past, I was averaging 1 show a YEAR.  This year alone, I’ve been on stage 25 times.  I’ve traveled in leisure to other countries. I have some of the best friends on earth.  I’ve had the chance to do some really incredible, really collaborative work with some of the most amazing artists in Detroit and abroad.  Why, then, am I even wasting ENERGY on something and someone who has literally NOTHING to do with my bottom line or my amazing life?  Why do I want to rage against someone or something whose life is bearing nothing but rotten fruit?

Because, I’m hyper-emotional.  That’s why.

I want everyone to like me.  It makes me uncomfortable to think that I could have an enemy out in the world.  Sure!  I’ve got a big personality.  I laugh loud.  My truth can be abrasive.  I’m consistent, though.  I’m either your flavor of the month, or I’m not.  I don’t mind if folks hate on me.  I mind if they hate me.  And I shouldn’t.  Flat out.  I’ve got way too many awesome experiences yet to have and more supporters than I can count, to spend time focusing on one rotten apple.

One rotten apple actually CAN’T spoil the whole bunch if you identify that sucker and just throw it out of the bushel!!!

In that, I posted the following on my Facebook Fan Page and it rings true and gives me great encouragement right now:

“There will be moments when the enemy will literally walk around in your audience, question your worth, and make you wonder if you’re ludicrous for pursuing YOUR purpose. Don’t sweat that madness. Look low and remember where God brought you from (a horrible pit). Look up for a guideline on where you’re going (NORTH). Look forward at the wide array of folks who are supporting you NOW. Look back with warm regards on a life that you’ve moved on from.

 

Let the Creator deal with your enemies.

 

Offer no retorts to miserable people feigning happiness. Pray that love and light genuinely finds them. Then you, with your infinite possibility, truly show them the definition of forward movement.”

Today, I move onward.  Focused.  Undistracted. Successfully.

Remember our anthem for the year:

  • Be careful who you let in and around your circle (including family).  Not everyone deserves the pleasure of your presence.
  • Love yourself where you are right now.  If you have a little more to love – love that.  If you want to have less to love – then work on it.  But, love yourself where you are right now.
  • Pursue your purpose.  If you don’t know what that is right now, seek out your Creator for an answer.  Look at the context clues around you.  Consider what you’re passionate about.  But, LIVE your purpose.  You’re not truly living if you aren’t.

 

 

Thank you for being a part of my journey.  I am SUPER grateful for each of you!  I’m still gigging all over the place!  Check my list of upcoming performances.

 

 

Upcoming Performances:

September

September 13, 2013 (Friday) – Featured Poet, P.E.A.C.E.F.U.L. Demonstration, Four Hundred Gourmet Bistro, 16500 North Park Dr. Suite 111, Southfield, Michigan 48075.  Cover: $5, Time: 8:00-11:00 PM

September 21, 2013 (Saturday) – Featured Poet, Midtown Lit Walk Festival hosted by M.L. Liebler, Midtown Detroit (various venues).  FREE.  Time: 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

September 28, 2013 – Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention (Guest Performer), Youthville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Time: 4:00-6:00 PM, Cover: FREE

September 28, 2013 – Detroit Vegan Soul GRAND OPENING (Guest Performer), Detroit Vegan Soul, 8029 Agnes St, Detroit, MI 48214.  Performance Time: 6:30 PM, Cover: FREE

October

October 1, 2013 (Tuesday) – Featured Performer, Lyrics to L!V By.  L!V Resto-Lounge, 641 Beaubien Street, Detroit, Michigan 48226.  FREE.  Time: 9:00 – Midnight.

October 4, 2013 (Friday)Featured Performer, Brightmoor Community Center, 14451 Burt Road @ Lyndon, Detroit, MI  48223. FREE.  Time: 6:00-9:00 PM.

October 26, 2013 (Saturday) Date Held for Private Baby Shower!

October 27, 2013 (Sunday) Date Held for Private Baby Shower!

November

November 2, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM, Cover: $15

November 3, 2013 (Sunday) Date Held for Private Baby Shower!

November 23, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore RETURNS to Black Lotus Brewery!!  1 East 14 Mile Road, Clawson, MI 48017-2132.  Time: 9:00-11:30 PM.  Cover: FREE

Interested in booking us for your event?

Contact:  Alicia Spenceraspencer26@gmail.com or Alexis Draper lexdowntherabbithole@gmail.com

Wanna stay connected with me?

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lashaunphoenixmoore or www.facebook.com/TeamFirebird

Twitter: @lashaunphoenix

Instagram: Detroitphoenix

Tumblr:  http://lashaunphoenixmoore.tumblr.com/

Email:  MoGalDetroit@gmail.com

Yo Gurl,

-phoe

 

"Dream as BIG as you can.  ANYTHING is possible!"

“Dream as BIG as you can. ANYTHING is possible!”

Peace, Firebirds:

A couple of nights ago, I felt inspiration on an entirely new level.  I had a chance to be a featured performer at my sister Tawana Honeycomb Petty’s 37th birthday bash.  It took place at the new and improved 5E Gallery in Detroit. It was a high octane evening showcasing some of the best female talent I’ve ever experienced.  Shout out to my sister-warriors: Insite The Riot, P.E.A.C.E., D.S.Sense, Heather J. Henderson, Tawana Honeycomb Petty, INVINCIBLE, Mahogany Jones and T. Miller!  I WILL be producing a showcase soon with all of us on it.  The energy was just too incredible for the world not to experience it.  Thank you for igniting the joy of art in me again.  I remembered all of the reasons why I fell in love with art in the first place.

We’re now just past the mid-year mark on the calendar and I find myself reviewing what’s happened to me as an artist and a woman over the past 8 months.  The transformation has been mind-blowing!  From doors opening to relationships being repaired to really stepping into my role as a leader, I can barely keep up with myself!!

I truly believe that thoughts become things.  That as a (wo) man thinketh so is (S)HE.  That you are what you THINK.  Seeing those thoughts come into full manifestation has been an incredibly humbling experience and I thank God for choosing me to be a vessel of art and light and love.

Big things are on deck for your favorite girl and I want to share those experiences with YOU!

I’ve just accepted a position to sit on the board for the SASHA Center. SASHA CENTER is a sexual assault service, prevention and educational agency which is designed to provide educational/support groups to survivors of sexual assault. The board’s approval of me becoming a new member was freaking unanimous!

Find out more about what we do here: www.sashacenter.org and keep linked in to my social networks for upcoming events with the organization.

There are still 4 months in this year.  It is not too late for you to be GREAT.  It’s NEVER too late!

 

Remember our anthem for the year:

  • Be careful who you let in and around your circle (including family).  Not everyone deserves the pleasure of your presence.
  • Love yourself where you are right now.  If you have a little more to love – love that.  If you want to have less to love – then work on it.  But, love yourself where you are right now.
  • Pursue your purpose.  If you don’t know what that is right now, seek out your Creator for an answer.  Look at the context clues around you.  Consider what you’re passionate about.  But, LIVE your purpose.  You’re not truly living if you aren’t.

 

Thank you for being a part of my journey.  I am SUPER grateful for each of you!  I’m still gigging all over the place!  Check my list of upcoming performances.

 

Upcoming Performances

September

September 7, 2013 (Saturday) – Featured Musician, Dally In The Alley, Midtown Detroit, Forest Stage.  FREEwww.dallyinthealley.com

September 13, 2013 (Friday) – Featured Poet, P.E.A.C.E.F.U.L. Demonstration, Four Hundred Gourmet Bistro, 16500 North Park Dr. Suite 111, Southfield, Michigan 48075.  Cover: $5, Time: 8:00-11:00 PM

September 19, 2013 (Saturday) – Featured Poet, Midtown Lit Walk Festival hosted by M.L. Liebler, Midtown Detroit (various venues).  FREE.  Time: 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

September 28, 2013 – Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention (Guest Performer), Youthville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Time: 4:00-6:00 PM, Cover: FREE

 

October

October 1, 2013 (Tuesday) – Featured Performer, Lyrics to L!V By.  L!V Resto-Lounge, 641 Beaubien Street, Detroit, Michigan 48226.  FREE.  Time: 9:00 – Midnight.

October 4, 2013 (Friday)Featured Performer, Brightmoor Community Center, 14451 Burt Road @ Lyndon, Detroit, MI  48223. FREE.  Time: 6:00-9:00 PM.

October 26, 2013 (Saturday) Date Held for Private Baby Shower!

October 27, 2013 (Sunday) Date Held for Private Baby Shower!

 

November

***NEW DATE**

November 2, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM, Cover: $15

Interested in booking us for your event?

Contact:

Alicia Spenceraspencer26@gmail.com or Alexis Draper lexdowntherabbithole@gmail.com

Wanna stay connected with me?

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lashaunphoenixmoore or www.facebook.com/TeamFirebird

Twitter: @lashaunphoenix

Instagram: Detroitphoenix

Tumblr: http://lashaunphoenixmoore.tumblr.com/

Email: MoGalDetroit@gmail.com

Love Yawl!

Yo Gurl,

-phoe

 

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Peace, Firebirds:

We had another great turn out in Capitol Park!  The park just reopened with events this year and we played to a packed out audience (and we sold out of our CDs again).  I am grateful every single day for each of you and am walking confidently in my purpose.

Speaking of purpose, I posted this on my blog a few weeks ago and it still rings true for me:  “People will have all kinds of opinions (good and bad) on how you should live your life and pursue your destiny. Love these people. Most of them mean well. Smile as they offer you their commentary.  Consider the fruit of THEIR lives. Weigh it.  Then go on out there and do what God told YOU to do. You’ve got to follow your own gut, okay? Don’t get swayed or become over emotional by everything you hear. You’ve already got a ton of work to do improving yourself!! Trust YOURSELF. The Creator will give you clear vision – and sometimes that vision takes you off the beaten path. It’s all good.”

It’s extremely important at this time in my life to stay focused on my goals no matter what the obstacle is that crosses my path.  I encourage you to do the same.  Obstacles can come in the form of family members, 9 to 5 stress, personal fear/doubt, jealous friends/family, et cetera.  You’re too close now to get distracted.  It’s NOT too late for us.  It’s not too late for ME.  Seeing my dreams come into fruition like this is proof positive that God is on my side and that the Universe is conspiring on my behalf.

That said, I’ll be in the studio this weekend putting in more work on my second album.  It’s being produced by Jeff Campbell and I’ve got a great team of writers in Chanda Long, Frank Cyars and La-Kesha Campbell. We’re still bootlegging my first album, Space Between the Rain (and we’re having such great sales) and we’ve got DVDs available of my La Shaun phoenix Moore UNCAGED.  Detroit, I’m gonna make you as proud of me as I am of YOU!

Remember our anthem for the year:

  • Be careful who you let in and around your circle (including family).  Not everyone deserves the pleasure of your presence.
  • Love yourself where you are right now.  If you have a little more to love – love that.  If you want to have less to love – then work on it.  But, love yourself where you are right now.
  • Pursue your purpose.  If you don’t know what that is right now, seek out your Creator for an answer.  Look at the context clues around you.  Consider what you’re passionate about.  But, LIVE your purpose.  You’re not truly living if you aren’t.

 

 

Thank you for being a part of my journey.  I am SUPER grateful for each of you!

 

Upcoming Performances

August

August 15, 2013 (Thursday) – background vocals for L’Renee and Friends, Campus Martius Park, Downtown Detroit.  FREE!!!  Time: 5:30-8:30 PM

August 27, 2013 (Tuesday) – Featured Poet, Honeycomb’s Birthday Bash, 5 Elements Gallery (inside the Cass Corridor Commons), 4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI.  Cover: $5.  Time: 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM.

 

September

September 19, 2013 (Saturday) – Featured Poet, Midtown Lit Walk Festival hosted by M.L. Liebler, Midtown Detroit (various venues).  FREE.  Time: 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

September 28, 2013 – Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention (Guest Performer), Youthville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Time: 4-6:00 PM, Cover: FREE

October

October 5, 2013 (Saturday) – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM, Cover: $15

Interested in booking us for your event? Contact:

Alicia Spenceraspencer26@gmail.com or Alexis Draper lexdowntherabbithole@gmail.com

Yo Gurl,

phoenix

#MoGal

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Peace, Firebirds:

It has been an exciting couple of weeks!  I had a wonderful birthday show at Black Lotus Brewery in Clawson.  You all showed up and showed out!  The venue was impressed with us.  I followed up that event with a poetry performance at They Say in Detroit hosted by the phenomenal Katrina Storm and Natasha T. Miller. The environment was wonderful and it was a space that welcomed all arts.  Vocalists.  Poets.  Comedians.  Community discussion.  The event was well done.  I followed that event up with Saturday’s family reunion event on Belle Isle.  My band is dope.  There were folks who weren’t even a part of the family reunion – just visitors to the island – that wandered over to hear our work and offer a kind word.  We sold out of all of our CDs and books this weekend, so we’ll press up a few more for our upcoming gigs.

In other news, the DVD for La Shaun phoenix Moore UNCAGED is out and ready to purchase!

You can order your copy here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=3H299HK99K3TY

I am spending some time reviewing the goals that I want for my life this year.  I desire a life filled with abundance on every level.  I’d like wealth in my art, in my health, in my finances and in my overall life.  I’m making some really great strides in that direction right now.  The part that I find most difficult is the purging process.  It’s so hard to let go of things!  I become so attached to the routine of things that when that routine is disrupted, it feels like I fall out of flow with myself.

I’m learning that it’s okay to walk away, to own my feelings, to not deal with anyone’s bullshit or abuse, to not be an enabler, to accept my flaws and work them out and to really appreciate the imperfectly perfect being that I am.  I am vibrant and full of life.  I am loyal.  I talk too much.  I can be passive.  I get my feelings hurt easily.  I love hard.  I try.  We ALL try!

I am forgiving myself and others in this rotation.  I am revising my goals and focusing on myself.  I am planning my next vacation (think we’re going back to Mexico).  I am looking forward to some much needed time alone with my husband.  I am missing my friend David Blair.  I am looking forward to my next gig so that I can vibe out with you.

Do you goal set?  What do your dreams look like?  How great is your vision?  Inbox me your thoughts and comments at MoGalDetroit@gmail.com.

Remember our anthem for the year:

  1. Be careful who you let in and around your circle (including family).  Not everyone deserves the pleasure of your presence.
  2. Love yourself where you are right now.  If you have a little more to love – love that.  If you want to have less to love – then work on it.  But, love yourself where you are right now.
  3. Pursue your purpose.  If you don’t know what that is right now, seek out your Creator for an answer.  Look at the context clues around you.  Consider what you’re passionate about.  But, LIVE your purpose.  You’re not truly living if you aren’t.

 

 

Thank you for being a part of my journey.  I am SUPER grateful for each of you!

 

Upcoming Performances

August

August 9, 2013 – La Shaun phoenix Moore Under The Stars, Capital Park, Downtown Detroit (State Street/Shelby). Time: 9-11:00 PM Cover: FREE

September

September 28, 2013 – Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention (Guest Performer), Youthville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Time: 4-6:00 PM Cover: FREE

October

October 5, 2013 – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM Cover: $15

Yo Gurl,

phoenix

When you're FIERCE, they can't TOUCH you!

When you’re FIERCE, they can’t TOUCH you!

Peace, Firebirds:

I’m reaching a new and vibrant rotation in life and just wanted to share some of the thoughts I have on the eve of my 37th birthday (July 9th).

What an interesting experience it’s been being La Shaun this year!!

From destruction to rebuilding, brokenness to revitalization, death of one version of myself and new life for another version – this past year has not been without its complications or successes.

I experienced changes in my professional life:

  • Fully and FINALLY putting the drama of my old label in the incinerator.
  • Writing four new songs for my upcoming album Current Event.
  • Molding very well with my band so that we’re feeding off of each other.
  • Pushing my vocals to new limits and adding more energy to my performances.
  • Collaborating with amazing vocalists like L’Renee and Monica Blaire.
  • Producing UnCaged and my upcoming event INFERNO.
  • Procuring new gigs as a vocalist and poet.

I experienced changes in my personal life:

  • Deepening my love for my husband and really enjoying the role as his wife.
  • Forgiving the man who made me want to end my life 8 years ago.
  • Forgiving and releasing family members to their own lives without my input.
  • Nurturing and deepening my experience with my amazing circle of tried and true friends.
  • Travelling more!
  • Keeping my eyes focused on greatness.
  • Visualizing and actualizing the life I truly want – one filled with abundance physically, spiritually and financially.

Another powerful thing I’ve been experiencing lately is the shedding of my low self-esteem and insecurity.  I am really learning to love myself in the present.  Right in the here and now.

I find myself falling in love with everything about myself.

I find that I’m loving myself without a need to be apologetic about it nor with a need to make people feel more comfortable with themselves by downplaying it.

I love my hair, my eyes, the way that I laugh.  I love my roundness and the ever-changing moments in my body as I work to shape it to what I want it to be.  I love the sound of my voice in vocal rehearsals and how it sounds a million times better when I’m letting loose on the stage.  I love letting loose on the stage and the explicit trust I’m building with my band.  I TRUST them and they sound (and make me sound) incredible (and my background say, my background SAY).  I’m trusting my Creator more than ever these days and am receiving a lot of clarity.  My life is one of purpose, so I’m living life ON purpose.

Soul Diva, Ledisi performed in Detroit last June (I opened for her with L’Renee).  She left these words that I offer to you now:

  1. Be careful who you let in and around your circle (including family).  Not everyone deserves the pleasure of your presence.
  2. Love yourself where you are right now.  If you have a little more to love – love that.  If you want to have less to love – then work on it.  But, love yourself where you are right now.
  3. Pursue your purpose.  If you don’t know what that is right now, seek out your Creator for an answer.  Look at the context clues around you.  Consider what you’re passionate about.  But, LIVE your purpose.  You’re not truly living if you aren’t.

 

 

Thank you for being a part of my journey.  I am SUPER grateful for each of you!

 

Upcoming Performances:

July

July 13, 2013 – Soul & Jazz Birthday Bash, Black Lotus Brewing Company, 1 East 14 Mile Road Clawson, MI 48017. Time: 9-11:00 PM Cover: FREE

July 18, 2013 – Featured Poet, They Say Restaurant, 267 Joseph Campau St Detroit, MI 48207. Time: 7-9:30 PM Cover: FREE

July 20, 2013 – Private Client’s Family Reunion, Detroit, MI

August

August 2, 2013 – NeoSoul Fridays (Featured Performer), Randy’s On The Lake, 800 Golf Drive, Pontiac, Michigan 48341. Hosted by Ju Hall. Time: 8-11:30 PM Cover: $5 before 10:00 PM, $15 after.

August 3, 2013 – Private Client’s Family Reunion, Flint, MI

August 9, 2013 – La Shaun phoenix Moore Under The Stars, Capital Park, Downtown Detroit (State Street/Shelby). Time: 9-11:00 PM Cover: FREE

 September

September 28, 2013 – Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention (Guest Performer), Youthville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Time: 4-6:00 PM Cover: FREE

October

October 5, 2013 – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM Cover: $15

Here’s to another New Year!  Happy Birthday to ME!

Yo Gurl,

phoenix

Peace, Fam!

My sincerest thanks for all of you who came out to La Shaun phoenix Moore UNCAGED! What an incredibly emotional, powerful and PACKED event that was!!! I literally soared to a new level because of your love and support. Thanks for buying our music, for supporting the venue, for the hugs and words of encouragement, for the Facebook photos, for the blasts. It was AWE-INSPIRING.

At the top of June I had a chance to sing background vocals for the incomparable L’Renee. We opened for Gladys Knight and Ledisi at the Fox Theater! Talk about an earth-shattering experience! L’Renee is a wonderful boss and she pushes her team into excellence. We blew the roof off of the Fox with our performance – and Gladys Knight sounds exactly the same and looks phenomenal. Ledisi ministered a WORD in her performance and brought me to tears. I cannot believe that THIS IS MY LIFE RIGHT NOW!

More doors are opening for me and Team Firebird! I hope you’ll continue to stay on the journey with us as we offer more great performances and new music this Fall!! My new album, Current Event, will debut on Detroit’s own Camp Campbell label. More news on that soon (but the music is sooo good).

Check out where we’ll be:

  • June 23, 2013 – ILLPLAYBILL’s RED Sundays (Guest Performer), Jazz Café @Music Hall, 350 Madison, Detroit, MI. Time: 7-10:00 PM, Cover: $10
  • June 28, 2013 – Monica Blaire & Friends (Guest Performer), Campus Martius Park, Downtown Detroit. Time: 7-8:30 PM Cover: FREE
  • July 13, 2013 – Soul & Jazz Birthday Bash, Black Lotus Brewing Company, 1 East 14 Mile Road Clawson, MI 48017. Time: 9-11:00 PM Cover: FREE
  • July 18, 2013 – Featured Poet, They Say Restaurant, 267 Joseph Campau St Detroit, MI 48207. Time: 7-9:30 PM Cover: FREE
  • July 20, 2013 – Private Client’s Family Reunion, Detroit, MI
  • August 2, 2013 – NeoSoul Fridays (Featured Performer), Randy’s On The Lake, 800 Golf Drive, Pontiac, Michigan 48341. Hosted by Ju Hall. Time: 8-11:30 PM Cover: $5 before 10:00 PM, $15 after.
  • August 3, 2013 – Private Client’s Family Reunion, Flint, MI
  • August 9, 2013 – La Shaun phoenix Moore Under The Stars, Capital Park, Downtown Detroit (State Street/Shelby). Time: 9-11:00 PM Cover: FREE
  • September 28, 2013 – Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention (Guest Performer), Youthville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Time: 4-6:00 PM Cover: FREE
  • October 5, 2013 – La Shaun phoenix Moore’s INFERNO, Park Bar/Elizabeth Theater, 2040 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI. Hosted by Alexis Draper, Time: 8-11:00 PM Cover: $15

Keep up with me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/lashaunphoenixmoore for updates!

Thanks for staying on this journey with me. My second quarter is looking better than ever!!

Look at the some of the photos from the show below:

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Yo Gurl,
phoenix

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