Events

All events are free and take place at UMMA unless otherwise noted.

Sat
Mar 14
1:00pm2:00pm
Whole Museum
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UMMA Pop Up: Karissa Bone

Writing in her own genre, Karissa Bone introduces music with the bop-factor of Pop, the soul of R&B, and the unexpected element of pinpointed introspective lyrics. Hailing from Saginaw, MI, her style is influenced by Motown, Classic Rock, and everything in life that goes sideways. Her airy, yet powerful voice melts together with her soul-twisting lyrics to make every song a memorable journey. Whether she’s with a full band, string section, at a grand piano, or playing solo with her electric guitar, Bone’s live shows are full of energy and belonging. With short comedic breaks, she seamlessly covers topics from heartbreak to nostalgia, to the modern age of technology. Her artistry truly shows through– when she sings, you stop and listen. 

In 2019, while studying at the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Bone paid her dues in Ann Arbor, where she's performed at the famed Blind Pig, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, and the Canterbury House. She currently studies songwriting at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. 

You can find her on Instagram @itskarissabone