Sparta. Hicks has turned his Harlem roots into his own fierce and distinctive style that blends the familiar with the fresh.

03 Aug 2020 | 03:51

Rising star blues artist King Solomon Hicks kicks off the Sparta Summer Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Hicks says he grew up in Harlem “around a lot of great musicians.” His record “Harlem” is an 11-song salute to those roots, which the 24-year-old guitarist and singer has turned into his own fierce...