Wednesdays, 1:00PM to 3:45PM Eastern Time
Professional Blues-woman, Nikki Armstrong delivers her electric live performance energy to Blues in the Grooves on the station's legendary Across the Tracks every Wednesday. Blues in the Grooves is a diverse selection of Blues featuring local, regional and national Blues, Funk, Soul and R&B artists with a special focus on female performers.
Nikki brings a remarkable array of talent and experience to her broadcast. Emerging from an early background as a model, dancer and actress, Nikki has established herself in the Metro area as a sought after vocal and performer, with several bands including, Whole Lotta Blues (Blues), The Nikki Armstrong Project (Jazz) and MAMA SPANX (Funk/Blues/Rock).
She has also been a featured or guest artist with Melvin Sparks and Les Paul. Nikki also teaches voice and hosts open jams for singers and musicians around the Tri-State area. For almost eight years Nikki served as on the board of directors for the New York Blues and Jazz Society as Musician's Liaison. In that role, Nikki co-produced and coordinated numerous successful events at locales such as Birdland and Sirius Radio.
Currently Nikki is regularly producing Tribute shows bi-monthly at Jimmy's Rock Café in Moonachie, NJ where she brings together 30 or more established performers at a time, much to the delight of audiences and talent alike! You can also find Nikki and her band performing regularly at Lucille's at BB King Blues Club in New York City .