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B. B. King Blues Club and Grill Announces Entertainment Lineup, Now thru New Year's

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B. B. King Blues Club and Grill Announces Entertainment Lineup, Now thru New Year's

B. B. King Blues Club and Grill, NYC has announced its lineup, December 18, 2012 - January 1, 2013.

(Many shows offer the buffet menu: http://www.bbkingblues.com/brunch.shtml)

EVERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON, join us for BEATLES BRUNCH
NYC's Longest Running Beatles Show
STRAWBERRY FIELDS
featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA

Doors: 11am - Show: 12pm
Ticket includes All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet, Show, Tax and Tip
$40 adv, $42.50 door

STRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. They take you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964 complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties & the 1st four albums of music. Next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of "Sergeant Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band" album with all the costumes & jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes: "White Album", "Abbey Road" & "Let It Be".

EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, join us for GOSPEL BRUNCH
THE WORLD FAMOUS Harlem Gospel Choir
Get your dose of the Holy Ghost!

Ticket includes All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet, Show, Tax and Tip
$40 adv, $42.50 door

Every Sunday, for the past 9 years, the world famous Harlem Gospel Choir has brought their experience of Harlem & the Black Church to BB King's in a foot-stomping, hand-clapping, joyous gospel brunch-buffet show. The homestyle "all you can eat" southern buffet is guaranteed to fill the hole in your soul, and the Choir's joyous performance will have you dancing on the stage.

EVERY SUNDAY EVENING, join us for
GROOVE BUFFET
Classic R&B, Motown & Soul Revue
Performing 3 sets
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1507

Showtimes @ 8:00PM & 10:30PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM & 10:00PM
Tickets $10.00 in advance, $10.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

Founded solely on passion for the music, Groove Buffet has become one of the best classic R&B, Motown, and soul acts on the East Coast. The band captures the true spirit of what this music is all about, motivating people to get up and dance to each and every song it performs. Paying homage to soul legends, Groove Buffet has an extensive song library from which it crafts each show's set list, providing an entire night of material featuring the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Al Green, Gladys Knight, Marvin Gaye, JAmes Brown, Tina Turner, Wilson Pickett, and many more.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Radio Hits Of The 70's
with 45rpm
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2404

Showtime @ 8:00PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $12.00 in advance, $15.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated

45rpm is six highly skilled, dedicated, and fairly deranged singers and musicians from the New York scene who bring these songs back to life with the veracity they deserve, recreating some very special music and having a total blast doing so! Consider us cheese connoisseurs. With 45rpm, we revive the songs and the era from which they came with a fun, entertaining, visually engaging show that has the audience singing and dancing along with all those "wow, I remember that one" moments. Come to a 45rpm extravaganza near you and be ready to experience "cheesegasm"!

Thursday, December 20, 2012
DJ NORIE / POWER 105.1 PRESENTS
MAVADO
In Highline Ballroom
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2265

Showtime @ 11:30PM / Doors Open @ 10:30PM
Tickets $22.00 in advance, $30.00 day of show

The show has been moved to the Highline Ballroom, and will take place on the same date at the same time. All tickets will be honored at the Highline Ballroom.

Mavado's first full-length album, Gangster for Life: the Symphony of David Brooks, was an ambitious opus which followed the whole up and down arc of this life story. The album has remained in the Top 25 Billboard Reggae charts since its debut in July 2007. Opening with his earlier singles that brought him fame, interludes like and "Cassava Piece Radio" weaved the songs into a coherent musical saga. His father's death was spoken to on the one-drop tune "Sadness," while "Pon The Gully Side" and "Last Night" documented the singer's rough upbringing even as they showcased the more angelic side of his gangster gospel. The album's hot single "Dying," a version built around a tribute to Tupac rhymes, was redone with the original lines and showed a new sophistication and a lyrical edge as sharp as any rapper's.And rappers soon caught on to his unique disposition. Mavado became the most sought after reggae artist to jump on hip hop records.

Friday, December 21, 2012
Kindred Spirits Presents The 27th Anniversary Of
Bending Towards the Light
A JAZZ NATIVITY
The World Premiere Of Inclinando Hacia La Luz La Natividad en Jazz
The Jazz Nativity In Spanish w/a cast of Latin Jazz greats!
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1486

Showtime @ 7:30PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $35.00 in advance, $40.00 day of show / Reserved VIP booths on floor available for 4 & 6 people/$70 per ticket - Must buy entire booth / A booth for 4 = $280, A booth for 6 = $420

General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / American Express Preferred Seating is available for Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion Card holders, and for select Business Cards for Small Business. Purchase tickets through Gold Card Events to get VIP Seating. To take advantage of this offer you must purchase in advance online. Enter the 10-digit toll free Customer Service phone number located on the back of your Card to receive VIP Seating. / This show has been moved from 12/20. Tickets purchased for that date will be honored at tonight's show.

Bending Towards the Light: A Jazz Nativity celebrates its 27th anniversary this year at B.B. King Blues Club! This one-of-a-kind show features the Christmas story told in full costume with great jazz players and singers playing the roles of the shepherds, kings, angels, and Mary and Joseph. This swinging, joyful holiday show warms the hearts of families and jazz fans of all faiths.

Friday, December 21, 2012
Live for Live Music Presents
EDDIE ROBERTS' WEST COAST SOUNDS End of the Funking World Party
And Borahm Lee's Dopamine Project (Feat. Members of Pretty Lights Music's Break Science & the West Coast Sounds)
w/ ADAM SCONE, JERMAl Watson, PETER APFELBAUM, Steven Bernstein + Special Guests
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2328

Showtime @ 11:59PM / Doors Open @ 11:00PM
Tickets $15.00 in advance, $20.00 day of show / Reserved VIP Booth on floor available for 4 & 6 people / $50 per ticket - Must buy entire booth / A booth for 4 = $200 A booth for 6 = $300
GA Standing / Limited seats available / First come, first seated / $10 min/person at tables / All ages.

Arriving from Wales in Leeds at age 18 to study Jazz at Leeds College of Music, Eddie soon found he was more interested performing and finding his musical voice, than in the college work. He brought together the best players in town and set up his first band The Jazz Mailmen. By 1997 Eddie was fronting The Mastersounds. Eddie, with drummer Simon Allen, tried out various other players before finding Bob birch and Pete Shand to play Hammond and bass respectively. In 1999 The New Mastersounds formed, initially to be resident at The Cooker, the weekly club night Eddie was promoting in Leeds. This band has been taking care of Eddie's funk requirements ever since, but his jazz voice still had to find an outlet. Tonight he brings together his funk and jazz stylings with some of the scene's heavy-hitters for EDDIE ROBERTS ALL-STARS: End of the World Funk Party.

Saturday, December 22, 2012
Paul MoonEY
Produced By Jill Newman Productions in association with PM7 Entertainment
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2183

Showtime @ 8:00PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $35.00 in advance, $40.00 day of show / Golden Circle Reserved VIP Seating Available for $75

General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / American Express Preferred Seating is available for Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion Card holders, and for select Business Cards for Small Business. Purchase tickets through Gold Card Events to get VIP Seating. To take advantage of this offer you must purchase in advance online. Enter the 10-digit toll free Customer Service phone number located on the back of your Card to receive VIP Seating.

Comedian Paul Mooney was born in Louisiana and grew up in Oakland, California. As a youth, he literally ran away from home and joined the Charles Gody Circus, going down in history as the first African-American ringmaster. He was always writing comedy. "When I was ringmaster, I was doing jokes I thought were funny," he says. Mooney's first professional gig in comedy was with Richard Pryor. He wrote most of the hilarious routines for Pryor's Saturday Night Live appearance and co-wrote material on the groundbreaking Is it Something I Said? (1975), Bicentennial Nigger (1976), and Live on the Sunset Strip (1982) releases, as well as Pryor's film Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling (1986).

Saturday, December 22, 2012 (In Lucille's)
Party With
THE RAT PACK: SINATRA, SAMMY & DINO
Jesse Posa (Frank Sinatra) / Joe Perce (Dean Martin) / Lloyd Diamond (Sammy Davis Jr.)
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2364

Showtimes @ 8:00PM & 10:30 PM/Doors Open @ 6:00 PM & 10:00 PM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / Standing Room at Bar / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

In the early '60s, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin made history when they teamed up in Las Vegas. Their carefree antics on stage became legendary and earned them the nickname "The Rat Pack." To this day, audiences can't get enough of these performers.Tonight, Sinatra and Friends bring the Rat Pack legend to life! The show runs for 90 minutes with no intermission and features classic Rat Pack favorites like "That's Amore," "New York, New York," "Mr. Bojangles," "My Way," and many more. These outstanding performers will transport you back to a time of smoky Vegas lounges as you sing along to these timeless classics. When they take the stage, these performers capture not only the sound of Frank, Sammy, and Dean, but their charisma, charm, and chemistry as well. It's pure magic - be a part of it!

Sunday, December 23, 2012 (In Lucille's)
CEG Presents
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BRUNCH
The Music Of Louis Armstrong
w/ "Hot Lips" JOEY MORANT
& CATFISH STEW
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1901

Showtime @ 12:00PM / Doors Open @ 11:00AM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

One of the most exciting and dynamic trumpeters on the current scene, Joey Morant works as a soloist, in duet and trio settings, and as a part of larger bands and orchestras, including the Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Harlem Blues Jazz Band. In addition, he has performed with jazz, soul, and rock 'n' roll greats, including Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, and JAmes Brown. He electrifies audiences with his dazzling horn technique, skillful scat singing, and humorous asides. His Louis Armstrong interpretations, both playing and singing, are extraordinary.

Sunday, December 23, 2012
Ray Ellin Presents "A Jewish Christmas Extravaganza" With
NYC's Top Jewish Comedians
Ray Ellin/LENNY MARCUS/BRIAN McFADDEN/DAN NATURMAN/GREGG ROGELL
Standup Comedy with Four-and-a-Half Jews!
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2266

Showtime @ 8:00PM, Doors Open @ 6:00 PM
Tickets $25.00 in advance, $30.00 day of show, $45.00 for VIP Table Seats
General admission seating/First come, first seated/A Portion of the Proceeds Will Benefit New York Cares Hurricane Relief www.newyorkcares.org

Ray Ellin: Honored as one of "Ten Standout Stand-Ups Worth Watching" by Back Stage magazine, Ray Ellin is the host of "LateNet with Ray Ellin," the first comedy/variety show to simultaneously combine both in-studio and interactive online audiences.

LENNY MARCUS: Lenny Marcus has been a stand-up comedian in New York City for fifteen years. He has performed three times at the Actor/Comedian Brian Scott McFadden is one of the hottest stand up comics working today. Recently making his debut on "The Late Show with David Letterman," Brian also appeared this year on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" on CBS.

DAN NATURMAN began performing stand-up comedy several years ago in, believe it or not, law school. After graduation he decided to devote himself to stand-up full time.

Gregg Rogell is one of the finest and funniest comedians working today. He has made several appearances on the hit FX television show "Louie," the movie "The Aristocrats," and has appeared on The Tonight Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and had his own Comedy Central Half Hour Special.

Monday, December 24, 2012
SOULFARM
with THE MOSHE HECHT BAND & THE TA SHMA ORCHESTRA
Present The 12th Annual Soulfarm Festival
plus Special Entertainment By Light On Surface
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1540

Showtime @ 8:00PM, Doors Open @ 6:00 PM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $23.00 day of show
Standing room only/ Limited table seating available / First come, first seated

Soulfarm was founded in Israel by Grammy Award-winning lead guitarist C. Lanzbom and guitarist and lead singer Noah Solomon Chase. The group's sound has been dubbed as New American music, featuring full melodic songwriting and progressive modern arrangements. Soulfarm's live shows are full of Mediterranean flavor with captivating guitar leads, dance rhythms, and strong percussion breaks.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
THE MACCABEATS
A Hanukkah Celebration
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1810

Showtime @ 8:00PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $35.00 in advance, $40.00 day of show / Reserved VIP booths on floor available for 4 & 6 people / $75 per ticket - Must buy entire booth / A booth for 4 = $300, A booth for 6 = $450
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / American Express Preferred Seating is available for Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion Card holders, and for select Business Cards for Small Business. Purchase tickets through Gold Card Events to get VIP Seating. To take advantage of this offer you must purchase in advance online. Enter the 10-digit toll free Customer Service phone number located on the back of your Card to receive VIP Seating.

In the fall of 2007, a few students at Yeshiva University came to a startling realization: Jewish collegiate a cappella groups had been formed on almost every college campus with a substantial Jewish student community - every campus, that was, except for YU! This realization soon led to the formation of the Maccabeats, YU's all-male a cappella group. At first, the Maccabeats sang mostly in the privacy of their own practice room, developing a repertoire. Soon, though, their music began to spread and was performed all over campus at a plethora of university events and at numerous concerts. The Maccabeats have since performed all around the country, from New York's Madison Square Garden to Los Angeles and everywhere in between.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 (In Lucille's)
B.B. King BLUES CLUB ALL*STARS
Featuring THE HARLEM BLUES PROJECT
JERRY DUGGER - bass & vocals / JUNIOR MACK - guitar & vocals / SARON CRENSHAW - guitar & vocals / BARRY HARRISON - drums & vocals
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1837

Showtimes @ 8:00PM & 10:00PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM & 9:30PM
Tickets $12.00 in advance, $15.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated/ Standing room at Bar / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

Harlem Blues Project specializes in soulful New York blues with a twist! The band features blues masters Jerry Dugger, Junior Mack, Saron Crenshaw, and Barry Harrison.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 (In Lucille's)
GROOVE BUFFET
Classic R&B, Motown & Soul Revue
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2291

Showtimes @ 6:00PM & 8:30PM / Doors Open @ 5:00PM & 8:00PM.
Tickets $15.00 in advance, $15.00 day of show

General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

Founded solely on passion for the music, Groove Buffet has become one of the best classic R&B, Motown, and soul acts on the East Coast. The band captures the true spirit of what this music is all about, motivating people to get up and dance to each and every song it performs.

Wednesday & Thursday, December 26 & 27, 2012
America's #1 PINK FLOYD Show!
THE MACHINE Performs PINK FLOYD
Joe Pascarell, guitar & vocals / Tahrah Cohen, drums / Ryan Ball, bass & vocals / Scott Chasolen, keyboards & vocals
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2112

Showtime @ 8:00PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show / Reserved VIP booths on floor available for 4 & 6 people $65 per ticket - Must buy entire booth/A booth for 4 = $260/A booth for 6 = $390
Standing Room Only / Limited table seating available / First come, first seated

The Machine, America's top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 20-year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd while creating another legacy all its own. Over the years, The Machine has touched the hearts and souls of many, selling out theaters, large clubs, and casinos across North and Central America, Europe, and Asia. The New York-based band focuses on making every show an authentic Floydian experience for the fans. Known for performing a diverse mix of The Floyd's extensive 16-album repertoire (complete with faithful renditions of well-known hits as well as obscure gems), The Machine's stellar musicianship, dramatic lighting and video, and passionate delivery set the band above the rest.

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, December 26, 27 & 28, 2012
STRAWBERRY FIELDS
The Ultimate BEATLES Tribute
With Former Members of Broadway's Hit Musical BEATLEMANIA
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1898

Showtime @ 12:00PM / Doors Open @ 11:00AM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / Ticket price does NOT include food/drink. A special a la carte brunch menu will be available for purchase

Strawberry Fields is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. The tribute takes you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964, complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties, and the first four albums of music. The next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album with all the costumes and jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes the White Album, Abbey Road, and of course Let It Be.

Wednesday & Thursday, December 26 & 27, 2012
Official DISCO BISCUITS New Year's Run After Party - Night 1
with GOLDROOM, CINNAMON CHASERS, CHRIS MALINCHAK, plus special guests!
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2406

Showtime @ 11:59PM / Doors Open @ 11:30PM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show / Limited $20 Two-Day Passes Available Until 12/21

Goldroom: After the success of his single "Fifteen", which found itself with over 300,000 plays on Soundcloud, the top spot on the Hype Machine charts, features on Pitchfork, Spinner, MTV, and spins on BBC Radio 1, few can say that they've had a year quite like Goldroom.

CINNAMON CHASERS : Cinnamon Chasers is the electro/nu-disco moniker of producer Russ Davies (son of Dave Davies from legendary 70's Rock band The Kinks), described by one of the biggest dance music stores - Juno as "a fusion of Aeroplane, Friendly Fires, Kris Menace and Alan Braxe, with a dash of Vangelis and Jean Michel Jarre thrown in."

CHRIS MALINCHAK: Coming out of New York City, Chris Malinchak is a legendary house producer and one of the most well known of the French Express crew. He brings a sound of Nu Disco, Funk and House that sounds more like an entire band's composition than one man working with electronics, a feeling that to his extent is hard to come by. His driving beats pair with such a natural grasp on musical composition to create an act that can't be missed.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 (In Lucille's)
LOVE FUNK

Love Funk, NYC's premier disco/funk dance band is large, in charge, and ready to party! From Sex Machine to Disco Inferno, Love Funk plays all the stone-cold grooves from the 60′s, 70′s, and 80′s

Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2289

Showtime @ 11:00PM
NO COVER CHARGE / This Show Will Take Place In Lucille's, Located inside B.B. King Blues Club

Disco balls and Afros, Polyester and platform shoes - Love Funk is bringing groovy dance music back to the Tri-state area! For the last two years, we have been tearing up the live scene with a dance party that combines top-notch musicianship with a booty-shaking good time! Playing all of the classic Funk and Soul tracks of the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s- from Donna Summer to Chic, JAmes Brown to The Commodores-Love Funk plays all the hits you love and some you may have forgotten.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 (In Lucille's)
Tom Waits Tribute SMALL CHANGE

Small Change - based out of Burlington, Vermont - are dedicated to performing the jazz-influenced music of Tom Waits.

Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2391

Showtime @ 7:00PM / Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $10.00 in advance, $12.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / Standing Room At Bar / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

Small Change, Vermont's first Tom Waits tribute band, is led by jazz guitarist and vocalist Bob Gagnon. The band sprung from a group of jazz musicians, some of whom had played together for 20 years, who share an appreciation for the jazz-influenced songs of Tom Waits. Each song played by Small Change showcases the playing of seasoned jazz and rock musicians while staying true to the stories and characters described in Waits' lyrics.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 ( In Lucille's)
Rocks Off Presents
LED ZEPPELIN Tribute LED BLIMPIE

Led Blimpie truly captures the sound of Zeppelin's cherished recordings to the delight of their ever-growing fan-base. Not posers or impersonators, these die-hard rockers bring their own style and humor to their shows which can last up to four hours!

Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2288

Showtime @ 11:00PM
NO COVER CHARGE / / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club/No Cover Charge

Led Blimpie is a New York City based American band known for its note-for-note live recreations of the entire Led Zeppelin catalog combined with the energy and excitement of playing Zeppelin Live! With a singer that also plays guitar and harmonica and a regular cast of guest performers, the members of this band are much more than mere impersonators.

Friday, December 28, 2012
THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND
Opening Act: Chris Berardo & The DesBerardos
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1775

Showtime @ 8:00PM, Doors Open @ 6:00 PM
Tickets $27.50 in advance, $32.00 day of show
General Admission Seating/ First come, first seated

The Marshall Tucker Band got its start in Spartanburg, S.C., when lead singer Doug Gray teamed up with Tommy and Toy Caldwell, Paul T. Riddle, George McCorkle, and Jerry Eubanks, borrowing the name Marshall Tucker from a piano tuner whose name was found on a key ring in their old rehearsal space. In 1972, they signed with Capricorn Records, the same label that guided The Allman Brothers Band, Wet Willie, and others to national fame. The MTB opened shows for The Allman Brothers in 1973, and the following year, it began to headline its own shows across America, thanks to the Platinum sales of its debut album. The band toured constantly, playing sheds, stadiums, theaters, fairs, and festivals.

Friday, December 28, 2012
PHISH After Party with THE MAIN SQUEEZE
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2349

Showtime @ 11:59PM, Doors Open @ 11:30PM
Tickets $15.00 in advance, $18.00 day of show / Reserved VIP booths on floor available for 4 & 6 people/$50 per ticket - Must buy entire booth/A booth for 4 = $200/A booth for 6 = $300

The Main Squeeze is a raging funk experience born within the thriving live music scene of Bloomington, Indiana. Since coming together in late 2009, The Squeeze has managed to establish a unique sound and identity in a short period of time. The band's first studio offering, titled First Drops, is a seven-song EP released in early 2011 that showcases the broad range of styles and influences that each member brings to the table, from rock to jazz, funk to R&B, and hip-hop to electro.

Friday & Saturday, December 28 & 29, 2012 (In Lucille's)
Release Your Inner Rock Star!
CRASH COURSE KARAOKE

CCK has an eclectic song list, featuring hits from every genre, including Classic Rock and Early 60s Rock n' Roll from the Beatles and Rolling Stones to Journey; R&B, Soul and Motown from Bill Withers to Stevie Wonder and The Supremes; Jazzy Standards from Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin; and even some of the newer Pop and Rock hits from artists like Jay Z, Alicia Keys and the Stone Temple Pilots. There's something for everyone.

Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2272

Showtime @ 5:30PM
No Cover Charge/ Crash Course Karaoke Band will perform from 5:30PM to 9:30PM
General Admission Seating/First Come, First Seated/Standing Room At Bar

You've seen regular machine karaoke, now experience karaoke on the next level with you being backed by a 4-piece live-band! For 8 years and counting, Crash Course Karaoke has rocked out with some of New York City's brightest talent, including the casual karaoke singer who's ready to live out their inner rock star.

Saturday, December 29, 2012, (In Lucille's)
Shake, Rattle & Roll: An All-Request, Sing-Along Party
DUELING PIANOS

With a songlist that runs to the thousands and an artist selection of over 800 performers, just try and stump these piano masters! From the '50s to today, from Bill Haley and Billy Joel to Beyonce to Bon Jovi, everybody's favorites are included.

Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2267

Showtime @ 10:30PM, Doors Open @ 10:00PM
Tickets $12.00 in advance, $15.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / Standing room at bar / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club / Group rate table reservations with food and drink packages are available.

Tonight's show will be a no-holds-barred dueling piano performance - the ultimate party where you can sing, dance, and laugh along to your heart's content. The piano masters performing tonight (including Mark Weiser, the all-time champion of Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics) seldom get a request they can't handle - from Bill Haley to Billy Joel, and from Bon Jovi to Britney Spears, there's something for everyone among the duo's repertoire of thousands of hit songs. This show is a great place to bring a party, as the duo will give special shout-outs to those celebrating an occasion.

Saturday, December 29, 2012
CHRISETTE MICHELE (pictured)
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2330

Showtime @ 8:00PM, Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $32.50 in advance, $37.00 day of show
Standing Room Only / Limited Table Seating Available / First come, first seated

Everything and everyone grows. Chrisette Michele is no exception. A veteran at the grizzled age of 29, Chrisette has found that middle ground. In 2007 she released the critically lauded I Am, which fetched Chrisette her first Grammy for the song "Be OK" written by Chrisette herself and produced by will.i.am. 2009 brought the commercial success of Epiphany, which debuted at #1 on Soundscan and the Billboard charts. On November 30th, 2010, Chrisette released Let Freedom Reign. First single "I'm a Star," written by Ne-Yo and produced by Chuck Harmony, has already landed impactfully at urban mainstream and urban adult contemporary stations nationwide.

Saturday, December 30, 2012
Motown's Ultimate Soul Diva
MARTHA REEVES
"Heat Wave," "Nowhere to Run," "Dancing In The Street"
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2340

Showtime @ 8:00PM, Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $30.00 in advance, $35.00 day of show / Reserved VIP Booth on floor available for 4 & 6 people/$65 per ticket/A booth for 4 = $260/A booth for 6 = $390

Dinner menu available / GA Seating / First come, first seated. $10 min/person at tables / All ages / American Express Preferred Seating is available for Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion Card holders, and for select Business Cards for Small Business. Purchase tickets through Gold Card Events to get VIP Seating. To take advantage of this offer you must purchase in advance online. Enter the 10-digit toll free Customer Service phone number located on the back of your Card to receive VIP Seating.

It's hard to believe it that it was nearly 50 years ago that Martha Reeves first hit the charts with the bluesy, soulful "Come and Get These Memories." It is especially hard to believe that much time has passed when Reeves hits the stage. With the unmistakable voice that helped define "the sound of young America," dancing and strutting with an incredible energy, Reeves is a live wire. Martha Reeves and her sisters in song (and in life) Lois and Delphine, continue to heat up clubs, concert stages and music festivals across the globe, thrilling audiences and always leaving them dancing. Their hits are legendary: the Grammy-nominated "Heat Wave," the gospel-tinged "Nowhere to Run," the classic soul favorite "My Baby Loves Me," and the signature, "Dancing In The Street."

Sunday, December 30, 2012 (In Lucille's)
CEG Presents
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BRUNCH
The Music Of Louis Armstrong
w/ "Hot Lips" JOEY MORANT
& CATFISH STEW
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1901

Showtime @ 12:00PM / Doors Open @ 11:00AM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

One of the most exciting and dynamic trumpeters on the current scene, Joey Morant works as a soloist, in duet and trio settings, and as a part of larger bands and orchestras, including the Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Harlem Blues Jazz Band. In addition, he has performed with jazz, soul, and rock 'n' roll greats, including Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, and JAmes Brown. He electrifies audiences with his dazzling horn technique, skillful scat singing, and humorous asides. His Louis Armstrong interpretations, both playing and singing, are extraordinary.

Sunday, December 30, 2012 (In Lucille's)
Classic R&B, Motown & Soul
Ada Dyer & THE "A" BAND

A deeply soulful R&B vocalist with jazz undertones, Chicago-born Ada Dyer delivers an emotional and sultry style that's just as assured as that of revered talents like Whitney Houston. She has backed such artists as Steely Dan, Cher, Sting, Luther Vandross, and Lenny Kravitz.

Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2141

Showtimes @ 6:00PM, 8:30PM & 11:00PM. Doors Open @ 5:00PM, 8:00PM &10:30PM.
Tickets $15.00 in advance, $15.00 day of show
General Admission Seating/First come, first seated/Standing Room At Bar/This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill located inside B.B. King Blues Club

Ada Dyer (given name Adaritha) made her recorded debut on eminent jazz drummer Norman Connors's album Invitation (1979) after her drummer discovered her talents singing the title track. In addition to "Invitation," she was also featured on "Handle Me Gently." Connors invited the vocalist back for his next album, 1980's Take It to the Limit, on which the two scored a Top 30 R&B hit with the title cut. After returning home from a tour with Connors, Dyer auditioned and was promptly hired as the understudy to the lead in a production of The Wiz. In 1981, she relocated from Chicago to New York City, where she continued her work in both jingles and recording. Notably, she became part of the lineup of electro-dance trio Warp 9, best remembered for their trend-setting club hits "Nunk," "Light Years Away," and "No Man is an Island."

Monday, December 31, 2012
New Year's Eve
STRAWBERRY FIELDS
The Ultimate BEATLES Tribute
With Former Members of Broadway's Hit Musical BEATLEMANIA
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2094

Showtime @ 5:00PM / Doors Open @ 3:30PM
Tickets $30.00 adv., $40.00 dos / Reserved VIP booths on floor available for 4 & 6 people
$60 per ticket - Must buy entire booth / A booth for 4 = $240, A booth for 6 = $360 / $60 Gold Circle VIP Seating available at tables on floor

General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / All Ages Admitted / Show is approximately 2 hours long / American Express Preferred Seating is available for Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion Card holders, and for select Business Cards for Small Business. Purchase tickets through Gold Card Events to get VIP Seating. To take advantage of this offer you must purchase in advance online. Enter the 10-digit toll free Customer Service phone number located on the back of your Card to receive VIP Seating.

Strawberry Fields is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. The tribute takes you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964, complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties, and the first four albums of music. The next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album with all the costumes and jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes the White Album, Abbey Road, and of course Let It Be.

Monday, December 31, 2012
NEW YEARS EVE 2013
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2384

Showtimes @ 9:00PM
Tickets $95.00 - $205
21+
5 HOUR PREMIUM OPEN BAR 9PM - 2AM

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill is an intimate yet spacious Times Square supper club. Music enthusiasts and New Year's Eve revelers alike will enjoy saxophone-shaped beer taps, great sound and sight lines, a refreshing no-attitude ambience, and table-service food. Past headliners here have included classic rockers like Peter Frampton and Blue Oyster Cult and R&B legends like Chic and George Clinton. Rock out like a star this NYE at B.B. Blues Club & Grill. Live performance by a world renowned DJ spinning open format sets all night.

Monday, December 31, 2012 + Tuesday, Janurary 1, 2013
The World-Famous
Harlem Gospel Choir
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1895

Showtime @ 12:00PM / Doors Open @ 11:00AM
Tickets $20.00 adv., $25.00 dos
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / Ticket price does NOT include food/drink. A special a la carte brunch menu will be available for purchase.

The world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir is the most renowned gospel choir in America and a preeminent gospel choir worldwide. It travels the globe, sharing the joy of faith through its music and raising funds for children's charities. The Choir was founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey, who got the idea for the Choir while attending a celebration in honor of DR. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Cotton Club in Harlem. The Choir presents the finest singers and musicians from Harlem's Black Churches and the New York/Tri-State area.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
New York's World-Class Billy Joel Tribute Experience
BIG SHOT - Billy Joel TRIBUTE
Event Details http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1311

Showtimes @ 8:00PM, Doors Open @ 6:00PM.
Tickets $25.00 in advance, $30.00 day of show
General Admission Seating/First come, first seated/Standing Room At Bar

Big Shot returns to B.B. King Blues Club and is fronted by the amazing vocals of singer-songwriter and piano man Michael DelGuidice. DelGuidice is a well-known and respected Long Island musician and multi-instrumentalist. With vocals that stand out above all others, he recently released a 10-song album of his own material, titled Miller Place (2010). His tribute band Big Shot is truly a national-level act, featuring all world-class musicians who have not only toured with Billy Joel but have also worked with names like Michael Bolton, Hall & Oates, Huey Lewis, Diana Ross, Billy Joel's Broadway Musical, Richie Blackmore, Tower of Power, Nine Days, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

Big Shot's performance is a 90-minute to two-hour show not to be believed, packed with hit after chart-topping hit in a high energy, interactive stage performance. The show almost exclusively covers Billy Joel's music, but the band will also surprise you with songs by Elton John, The Beatles, Journey, Paul McCartney, Marc Cohn, and many others.

Don't miss these special guests performing with the band about which Billy Joel himself declared: "They had a hard time convincing me it wasn't me. It's uncanny."

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (In Lucille's)
CEG Presents
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BRUNCH
The Music Of Louis Armstrong
w/ "Hot Lips" JOEY MORANT
& CATFISH STEW
Event Details: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1903

Showtime @ 12:00PM / Doors Open @ 11:00AM
Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show
General Admission Seating / First come, first seated / This show will take place in Lucille's Bar & Grill, located inside B.B. King Blues Club

One of the most exciting and dynamic trumpeters on the current scene, Joey Morant works as a soloist, in duet and trio settings, and as a part of larger bands and orchestras, including the Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Harlem Blues Jazz Band. In addition, he has performed with jazz, soul, and rock 'n' roll greats, including Paul McCartney, Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, and JAmes Brown. He electrifies audiences with his dazzling horn technique, skillful scat singing, and humorous asides. His Louis Armstrong interpretations, both playing and singing, are extraordinary.

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