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FIVE NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 1.27.17

Posted on January 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

LIVLIV WARFIELD, SHELBY J, JUDITH HILL
March 18 | 7 & 10pm
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Liv Warfield, a native to Peoria, IL, has one of the most distinct and promising voices in R&B/soul. Her singing career can be traced back to her college years in Portland, Oregon, a city that holds her up as “Portland’s most soulful singer” (Portland Monthly). Some of her musical heroines are Nina Simone, Etta James, Tina Turner, Sade, and Mary J. Blige.
ShelbyJ.” is a native of Greensboro, NC and has toured nationally & internationally with her band Blackgypsy, Groove Theory, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, D’Angelo, Martin Luther, Chante Savage, Santana, Larry Graham & her mentor and “co-star” for the 2007 History making Superbowl Halftime Performance… PRINCE!
Judith Hill has been praised by Rolling Stone for her “stellar powerhouse vocals.” In addition to penning and performing her own material, Judith – who wrote her first song at the age of four – has backed such artists as Stevie Wonder and the late Michael Jackson.

 

PetersonKEOLA BEAMER & JEFF PETERSON
March 30 | 7pm
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Keola Beamer has established himself early as a leader of the wave of contemporary Hawaiian music when he wrote the classic Honolulu City Lights – which is still one of the absolute all-time best selling recordings in the history of Hawaiian Music. Keola was also the author of the very first written instruction book for the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, published in 1972.
Jeff Peterson has contributed to two Grammy Award-winning recordings and has been honored with seven Na Hōkū Hanohano Awards in Hawaii. 
His solo CD Maui on My Mind was recognized as the Slack Key Album of the Year in 2010. His latest release titled Slack Key Travels includes twelve new compositions and new arrangements of classic Hawaiian songs and won the 2014 Hoku Award for Best Slack Key Album.

 

ELVINELVIN BISHOP BIG FUN TRIO
April 8 | 7 & 9:30pm
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Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and blues master Elvin Bishop – along with his friends, guitarist/pianist Bob Welsh, and percussionist/vocalist Willy Jordan, present the Big Fun Trio. Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio is among his very best musical ideas ever. The music is rootsy, spirited and soulful, performed by serious musicians hell-bent on having a good time. Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio features Bishop’s down-home delivery, deep blues picking and slide guitar playfully meshing with Welsh’s piano and guitar licks and Jordan’s soul singing and propulsive cajón playing.

 

TAYLOR HICKS
April 14 | 7 & 9:30pm
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Taylor Hicks is one of the most beloved and popular American Idol winners of all time.  From the start, Hicks’ material on the mega-hit show set him apart, with a unique take on Southern soul, R & B, country and blues. Sixty-four million votes were cast and nearly 37 million American viewers and more than 200 million viewers worldwide tuned in to crown Hicks the Season 5 winner of American Idol, making it one of the most-watched TV events of the last decade.  In addition to headlining at Paris Las Vegas and other Caesars Entertainment properties all over the United States lately, he is currently in studio working on his first country album.

 

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SISTERS OF SWING: THE STORY OF THE ANDREW SISTERS
April 26 & 27 | 7pm
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They sold over 90 million records, nine of them gold. They had more Top Ten hits than the Beatles or Elvis. And they are still one of the best-selling female vocal groups of all time. Audiences understand why when they see Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters.  This book musical follows sisters LaVerne, Maxene and Patty Andrews from their early days on the road through their rise as recording stars to entertaining American GI’s overseas to dissembling over differences. The score intermingles over twenty hit songs like “Bei Mir Bist Du Schon,” “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” This show goes beyond the ordinary to offer a unique perspective into these women as human beings, showing how the events of their lives shaped who they became to the rest of the world.