MUSICIAN: CHAQUIS MALIQ
Chaquis Maliq’s sound is a fusion of alternative blues, folk, and soul, but authentically singing, playing the acoustic guitar, playing the Cajon, and utilizing foot instruments; without any looping, simultaneously, defining the EccentroSoul 1 Woman Band.
Handpicked by NPR Music for the Tiny Desk on the Road Tour 2017, as a Charleston Favorite to warm up the stage for the Winner, Tank and the Bangas, which resulted in NPR Music comparing Maliq’s performance to Prince (Stripped Down), “Soulful, Slightly – Prince-Like.” “One talented ball of creative fire” – Festival of Friends, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Noted as “total package” by the Charleston Chronicle, “Her Soulfulness…stuck with me,” and “One Woman Wonder” by the Charleston City Paper, and Awendaw Green, “Just Love her sound, “. Maliq is an artist whose talent is sought after year-round, nationwide, from music festivals, concert in the park series, city-sponsored events, television shows, and more.