When is National Acoustic Soul Day? This day will take place on March 27 of each calendar year.
What is National Acoustic Soul Day? This is a day to recognize the life, career and achievements of India Arie, her impact on the music industry, and Acoustic Soul Music in particular.
Twenty years ago on March 27, Arie’s debut album “Acoustic Soul” was released to worldwide acclaim, catapulting her into a wildly successful two-decade career.
The day provides the opportunity to show our appreciation for her dedication, accomplishments and service throughout her career. As a pioneer of the Acoustic Soul Movement, Arie’s accolades include ten world tours, five Top Ten albums, numerous BET Awards, NAACP Image Awards, MTV Awards, 22 Grammy Nominations (with four wins), performances for three US Presidents, and numerous collaborations with the taste makers of the Entertainment Industry.
Why is this day being celebrated or observed? This day commemorates 20 years in the music industry and celebrates the life, career, and achievements of India Arie, her impact on the music industry, and Acoustic Soul Music in particular. This talented, socially aware, industry transforming, spiritually conscious, and beauty barrier breaking artist has revolutionized music through the meshing of numerous musical genres.
How should this day be celebrated or observed? Virtual Acoustic Soul and Songversation event with India and Friends to include many the original Acoustic Soul Team. This event will be the kick-off of a year-long celebration applauding the artistry and creativity of Ms. India Arie.
Attendees to this kick-off virtual event will receive a copy of Ms. Arie’s SoulBird Manifesto.
Who created this day? This day was created in March 2021 by the Mark Batson.