Sessions :: Crystal Mercer & Samarra Samone

Genine Latrice Perez, one of Arkansas' most powerful vocalists, presents September Sessions at South on Main! Genine has invited Crystal Mercer & Samarra Samone to perform the second show of September Sessions. Show begins at 8 pm with a $10 cover. Call (501) 244-9660 to reserve a table.


Miss Genine LaTrice Perez is a self-taught jazz & blues singer with a booming voice. Matters of the heart and soul are the essence of great music, with that Miss Perez and the Sound convey heartfelt soulfulness in every note they play. Not only does she take you on a journey back in time, she moves you forward with a little Neo-Soul by Jill Scott, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, Leelah James, and Chrisette Michelle. 

"She captures the spirit of that live-sound era with her music." said Rex Bell, Infrared Records


CRYSTAL C. MERCER is a native of Little Rock, AR. She's a Performance Artist and Activist and the Sole Proprietor of Columbus Creative Arts + Activism and SAFI FABric MARKET. Mercer's past credits include a number of plays and musicals in Arkansas, off - Broadway in New York, and internationally in Canterbury, England. She fuses arts and activism by using theatre and textiles to tell social justice narratives, through merchandising and storytelling, with an emphasis of uplifting voices of color. A dedicated public servant, a woman of many creative talents, and the daughter of legendary late civil rights lawyer, Attorney Christopher C. Mercer, Jr., she honors the legacy of her father by using theatre arts as a tool for empowerment, education, and social justice. Stay connected to Crystal! SUBSCRIBE to her YouTube Channel, follow her on Instagram @colleenmercer, on Twitter @AfroCannGoddess, on Snapchat @AfroGoddessCCM, and on Facebook at


Samarra Samone is a native of Little Rock. Born into a family of singers, Since the age of 3, Samarra has been exposed to a variety of genres including, Gospel, R&B, Funk, Soul, Jazz, and Country western just to name a few. With her Infused sound of Gospel, R&B, and soul, Samarra's goal is to give hope, show love, and inspire others through her music.