Jazz vocalist Joye B. Moore will join author William Ashanti Hobbs for an evening of music and literature on Friday, March 26. A creative writing professor at Virginia State University, Hobbs is celebrating the release of his third book, Worthy. Joye B. Moore is a songwriter and vocalist, specializing in her style of “urban jazz inspiration.” She’s appeared on BET and TVOne, and in “A Raisin in the Sun” She’s a two-time UGA Award Winner sure to inspire and entertain with a terrific stage presence. http://www.reverbnation.com/joyebmoore She will be accompanied by “Foreign Exchange,” a band including Leonard Jones (drummer), Larry Branch (pianist), Ben Misterka (guitarist), Curtis Broadie (bassist), Kendal Gill (trombonist) and Marvin Taylor (saxophonist).
Milestone Restaurant and Jazz Lounge, 9826 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, 8 pm, $10