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Grammy-Nominated Amythyst Kiah to Perform the 2024 Les Paul Concert

The 12th annual Les Paul Concert at Ramapo College will feature a performance by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Amythyst Kiah and her band on Saturday, February 10 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater.

The concert, generously supported with funding from the NJ State Council on the Arts and the Schomburg Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, is a collaboration between the College’s esteemed music department and Ramapo’s Arch Performances.

With a 2019 Grammy Award nomination for Best American Roots Song and a Song of the Year win at the 2019 Folk Alliance International Awards, Kiah — who Rolling Stone calls “one of Americana’s great up-and-coming secrets” — has an unforgettable voice that’s both unfettered and exquisitely controlled. In her solo work, she expands on the uncompromising artistry she revealed as part of Our Native Daughters, an all-women-of-color supergroup.

In addition to the concert, the School of Contemporary Arts is thrilled to present Les Paul “From Start to Finish” on Saturday, February 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Adler Theater. Presented by longtime friend and Mahwah mayor, Jim Wysocki, the event is a chance to hear great stories and see Les Paul’s personal guitars, studio equipment, and additional memorabilia. The ticket cost is $150 and includes Les Paul “From Start to Finish,” reception, and a ticket to the Les Paul Concert. Proceeds will be used to purchase equipment for the Les Paul Recording Studio at Ramapo College which supports over 100 music students each year. Tickets are available here.

Arch Performances is a community resource generously funded by the New Jersey State Council of the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts, and Impact 100 Garden State.  Events are open to the public with discounts for children 17 and under, and they offer easy access and free parking. For exact event information and tickets, please go to