June 5-6: Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia

A joke among #blacktwitter is that both Fantasia Barrino and Anthony Hamilton sing with so much condensed, unadulterated soul that it’s almost like they are summoning everything that is black and American with their voices. A tour involving the two of them, the joke goes, would be the musical equivalent of baked mac and cheese, greens, corn bread, and a big hunk of fried catfish. Indeed, these two performers sing their faces off. Fantasia blew me away when she performed at AFRAM a few years ago. She wasn’t trying to look cute; she kicked off her shoes and saaaang. See them both for what I’m 100 percent sure will be a musical feast for your ears. 7:30 p.m., Pier 6 Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave., (410) 783-4189, piersixpavilion.com, $32-$105. (Lisa Snowden-McCray)

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