He’s been heralded everywhere from Miami New Times to NBC Miami, and he’s played every stage in the MIA — at least thrice. He’s been compared to Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen, Benny More and Woody Guthrie, Waylon Jennings singing a narcocorrido (and if he hasn’t, he should have been). His name is as infamous as his reputation, and both are considerable. He is Jesse Jackson, the closest thing the MIA has to a bona fide troubadour.
Last Saturday night the Magic City maverick debuted his eponymous debut at The Vagabond and wowed everyone in the crowd. If you missed it — or if you just wanna re-witness an incredible occasion — you can catch the hepcat tonight upstairs at Legal Art in the latest edition of that traveling bacchanal known as The End. We promise it will be equally wowful — if not more so.
Jesse Jackson performs Monday May 21, 8pm at Legal Art 1035 North Miami Avenue Suite 304. (Upstairs from The Corner .