Music Park: Morris Day and The Time @ Howard Theatre — 1/28/17

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Morris Day and The Time perform at the Toronto Jazz Festival on June 19, 2015. (Photo by Geoff Dude)

“Brother Thomas, where is my mirror?” demands Morris Day.

In a snap, Thomas Austin swoops up a large mirror for Morris, who peers into it to adjust his hair and suit while preparing to perform for a good crowd at The Howard Theatre on Saturday night. The audience delights in the theatric exchange, which echoes a famous scene by Morris in “Purple Rain,” the 1984 movie in which Morris portrayed the rival to Prince’s “The Kid.”

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Don’t Miss: Morris Day and The Time @ Howard Theatre, 1/28/17

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Morris Day performs with The Time at Bethesda Blues and Jazz on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

In the months after the passing of Prince, many of his friends and collaborators launched tours and paid tribute to his memory. Top among those friends is Morris Day, who has been on a roll with his band The Time, recently visiting Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club for a pair of shows.

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Music Park: Morris Day @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club — 10/14/16

Morris Day 19 Morris Day performs with The Time at Bethesda Blues and Jazz on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

The always stylish Morris Day removed a handkerchief from his jacket pocket and dabbed his forehead. More than halfway through a show under intense lights, the singer and band leader of The Time began reacting to the heat.

“I know what you’re thinking,” Morris said from the stage of Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Friday night. “Morris Day is breaking out into a sweat on stage.

“But that’s not the case!” he countered. “Morris Day is like a fine bottle of champagne. When you take a bottle of champagne out of the refrigerator, what does it do? It undergoes condensation! So like that champagne, I’m condensating!”

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Don’t Miss: Morris Day and The Time @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 10/14/16

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The irrepressible master of funk Morris Day returns to the DC metro area this weekend with his band The Time to perform two shows at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Friday, Oct. 14!

Morris will always be remembered for his long friendship and association with Prince, which culminated in their collaboration on the movie Purple Rain. Morris Day and The Time scored two hits with their contributions to Purple Rain — Jungle Love and The Bird.

Watch the music video for “Jungle Love” with scenes from Purple Rain by Morris Day and The Time on YouTube:

The hard-touring Mr. Day and his band are sure to delight and to dance up a storm at Bethesda Blues and Jazz on Friday. Come early or come late, but don’t miss one of the two shows Morris is serving up.

Buy tickets for the 7pm show online, or buy tickets for the 10pm show!

Morris Day and the Time
Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Friday, Oct. 14
Shows @7pm and @10pm
$75
All ages

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