Photos by Qbertplaya
Turning the Tables in the ongoing partnership between NPR Music and Lincoln Center that seeks to “reframe the popular music canon to honor unacknowledged voices,” returning with their Out of Doors series for the third season. This year they celebrated the work of female artists who originated and shaped recorded music from its earliest days to the 1960s, in jazz, blues, gospel, classical, and Latin music.
Only July 31st they took to Lincoln Center for a performance entitled “The Motherlode” which featured performances by Courtney Marie Andrews, Rhiannon Giddens, Xiomara Laugart, Ledisi, Amina Claudine Myers, Cleo Reed, Valerie Simpson, Charenée Wade, and Lizz Wright, performed songs from the rich songbooks of eight legendary songwriters, who were revealed as the show went along.
Our photographer Qbertplaya was there to capture photos from all the performances throughout the night. Find all of her shots posted in the gallery below.