Alice Smith in Concert Alice Smith's soulful four-octave vocal range helps make her music instantly addictive. Growing up, she split her time between D.C. and her grandmother's Georgia farm, and eventually she moved to New York City to pursue a music career. Smith works from a variety of influences that include Patti LaBelle, Billie Holiday and Fiona Apple.

Alice Smith in Concert

Alice Smith in concert on XPN Live Fridays - 11/17/2006

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Set List

  • "Do I"
  • "Gary's Song"
  • "Fake Is the New Real"
  • "Desert Song"
  • "Dream"
  • "Woodstock"
  • "Know That I"
  • "Love Endeavor"

Alice Smith's soulful sound is instantly addictive, with her four-octave range allowing her to glide smoothly among upbeat songs, blues belters and romantic ballads. Alternating between stripped-down arrangements and full-band blowouts, Smith works from a variety of influences, from Patti LaBelle to Billie Holiday to Fiona Apple to Barbra Streisand. Smith is performing a concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Smith grew up splitting her time between the D.C. area and her grandmother's farm in Georgia. She moved to New York City to attend Fordham University and ultimately launch a music career, and hasn't left since. Her new album, For Lovers, Dreamers & Me, came out in September.