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Mark your calendar: Chrisette Michele 

Grammy–winning R&B vocalist Chrisette Michele has a show on April 28 in the Armstrong Atlantic State University fine arts auditorium.

In 2007, Michele won a Grammy for the will.i.am.–produced “Be O.K.,” from her I Am album. Her latest single, “I’m a Star,” was written by Ne–Yo.

Known for her work with hip hop legend Rick Ross (“Aston Martin Music” with the Canadian vocalist Drake, and  “So In Love”), Michele hit No. 1 on the Billboard chart with her second album, Epiphany.

Her third full–length project, Let Freedom Reign, was released last November.

Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $10 students, $20 general public (going up to $25 on the day of show), at etix.com.

Shorties

• Jonathan and Jennifer Adams, better known as Montana Skies, return for another local appearance Friday, April 29. The husband–and–wife guitar and electric–cello duo is playing inside the in–progress Tybee Post Theater at 7:30 p.m., a fundraiser for the theater’s ongoing renovation project. Tickets are $20 at tybeeposttheater.org.

• Two more at the Savannah Civic Center: Country music up–and–comer Brantley Gilbert sings May 6 in the Johnny Mercer Theatre, and R&B stalwarts Frankie Beverly & Maze will be in the MLK Arena May 13. Tickets for both shows are available now at etix.com.

• Savannah boys–done–good Perpetual Groove throw the 10th annual Amberland Festival May 27–29 at Cherokee Farms in Lafayette, Ga. The band’s “backyard parties” are legendary for their costume contests, multi–jam music and general laid–back Memorial Day weekend vibe. This year, P–Groove will be joined by Zoogma, Under the Porch, the Mantras, Former Champions and others of a similar free–form mindset. Get all the info you need – including the details on the “Come Dressed as Your Favorite P–Groove Song” contest – at pgroove.com. (The band’s in Savannah this weekend for a special all-acoustic show at Loco’s - see Noteworthy in this issue).

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