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A blend of pop, rock, folk, blues and jazz – Joan Armatrading at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

This past Thursday evening, for an attentive and relatively quiet crowd at the ,  performed show #156 of an extensive world tour. There was no yelling, no moshing, no pushing; just a few hundred enraptured fans collectively, courteously enjoying the performance of a legend. Armatrading, the aforementioned legend, belted, crooned and whispered a sublime 90-minute set with a stamina that most 64-year-olds have long forgotten. Born on  in the Caribbean, Armatrading was raised in the UK and started recording music in 1972 before playing shows that boasted renowned headliners like  and . She’s released a staggering 18 albums and been …

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