Laka Laka

Take a journey through decades of chart-topping music as Laka shares HER story through a wide variety of her musical influences. The soundtrack to Laka's story ranges from "nice and easy", inspired by artists such as Billie Holiday to "nice and rough", with the powerhouse that is Tina Turner. From her start with music in church to all the twists and turns that life's love and loss bring, prepare to see this artist in a way you have never before. 

Corey Patterson, keys    Rob Lee, percussion    Kwanae Johnson, sax


Laka has an amazing voice. Smooth & silky. And sings a whole range of songs that will have you singing along, slow dancing, swing dancing, and just sitting back enjoying the music and the beautiful evening she creates.

 Loved the show!!! Great singing & musicianship. Familiar songs with good variety.  

What a blast of a night! Laka you sounded amazing AND you are suuuuuper cute! Thanks for entertaining us with that mighty voice!

Laka, pronounce "Lay-ka" is a soul singer based in St. Louis, Missouri. She grew up singing in church. Her musical influences include Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, James Brown, Etta James, Otis Redding, and Bill Withers. Although drawn to soul, blues, and jazz genres, Laka loves to get a crowd moving to pop tunes as well. Commonly referred to as dynamite, Laka’s new fans are often surprised by the power of her voice.