Love, Washburn bring blues, hip-hop to Moab
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Gigi Love
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Utah-based singer and musician Gigi Love and hop-hop artist Burnell Washburn will perform Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Moab. The pair will bring their unique sounds to the Blu Bar, located at the Blu Pig restaurant, 811 S. Main St., from 7 to 10:30 p.m. There is no cover charge for the performance.

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Love began playing the guitar and singing at age 7. At 12 years old she was performing at major venues across her home state, including Johnny High’s Country Music Review in Ft. Worth, Grapevine Opry and the Stephenville Opry House.

Of Love, Redding Searchlight said: “Love weaves a throaty honky-tonk blues and folk sensibility from her native Texas into melodies as strong and clear as the early spring desert sunshine of her adopted Utah”

Burnell, a rapper who grew up in the Salt Lake City area, has been described as an “eloquent lyricist and groundbreaking producer.” At the age of 21, Washburn established himself as a force in the underground hip hop scene in 2009. Washburn has shared the stage with a wide list of heavyweights in hip hop, including RJD2, Brother Ali, Living Legends, Andre Nickatina, Chali 2na, Blue Scholars and Del the funky Homosapien.

Love and Washburn will also be performing at Melon Nights in Green River on Friday, Sept. 27.

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