Money Where Your Mouth Is: Dr. E

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Here's the part of C-Notes where we let a band tell you why you need to see them this week, because we’re busy posting handmade Team Coco artwork on eBay. This time, it's Dr. E, a homegrown soul singer and full-time academic. —D.X. Ferris


Artist: Dr. E

Website: giveusfreerecords.com

Hometown: Cleveland & Columbus

Sounds Lke: “Erykah Badu, Stephanie Mills, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan.”

Fun Fact: “My fantasy husband is Smokey Robinson. He is the finest older cat and one of the songwriting-est men on the planet.”

Playing: 9 p.m. Saturday, January 23, at the Savannah

Why You Need to See Her: “You should come to not only shake your groove thang with some of the best dancers in Northeast Ohio, but also to help me celebrate my CD release of the Real Lif" EP. Songs for your mind, body & soul and a percentage of the proceeds support scholarships for East Technical High School students.” —Dr. E, board-certified soul singer

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