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Jackie Wilson News

Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1934
Date Of Death:
January 21, 1984 (49)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender:
Male
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Chester Gregory to Star in 'THE EVE OF JACKIE WILSON' 1/19 at the PalladiumChester Gregory to Star in 'THE EVE OF JACKIE WILSON' 1/19 at the Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

'The Eve of Jackie Wilson: A Musical Look at the R&B Legend,' starring Broadway's Chester Gregory, comes to the Palladium's Hough Hall (253 Fifth Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL) on Monday, January 19 at 8 p.m. Presented by the Palladium and Real Music. (more...)

Soulful Singer Solomon Jaye to Release Solo Album 'Ordinary Man' This SpringSoulful Singer Solomon Jaye to Release Solo Album 'Ordinary Man' This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

As the New Year is kicking off, multi-talented founding member of the groundbreaking vocal band “The Edge Effect,” Solomon Jaye is excited to announce the debut of his inaugural solo album “Ordinary Man” to be released in late March of this year. (more...)

Rita Coolidge to Play Suncoast Showroom, 2/14-15Rita Coolidge to Play Suncoast Showroom, 2/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Recording artist, songwriter and two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge will set a romantic tone at her Valentine's show, “Rita Coolidge: A Special Valentine Evening,” at the Suncoast Showroom February 14 and 15. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/20- DREAMGIRLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/20- DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2014

Today in 1981, Dreamgirls opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1521 performances. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called 'The Dreams', who become music superstars. It was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006. (more...)

R&B Artist Bobby Brooks Wilson Comes to Sam's Town Live! TonightR&B Artist Bobby Brooks Wilson Comes to Sam's Town Live! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

R&B and soul singer Bobby Brooks Wilson will perform at Sam's Town Live! tonight, December 5. (more...)

Glynn Turman, Toni Braxton & More to Be Honored at 24TH Annual NAACP Theatre AwardsGlynn Turman, Toni Braxton & More to Be Honored at 24TH Annual NAACP Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

For 23 years the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch has produced a star-studded gala honoring thespians for their astonishing achievement in entertainment and theatre. (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre TonightJD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre tonight, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

R&B Artist Bobby Brooks Wilson Comes to Sam's Town Live!, 12/5R&B Artist Bobby Brooks Wilson Comes to Sam's Town Live!, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

R&B and soul singer Bobby Brooks Wilson will perform at Sam's Town Live! on Friday, December 5. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH CHESTER GREGORY Comes to 54 Below This WeekendAN EVENING WITH CHESTER GREGORY Comes to 54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents An Evening with Chester Gregory. (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale TomorrowJD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH CHESTER GREGORY Comes to 54 Below This WeekendAN EVENING WITH CHESTER GREGORY Comes to 54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents An Evening with Chester Gregory. (more...)

Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series TonightBoulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Boulder Theater presents Ms Lauryn Hill to the Boulder Theater tonight, July 12, 2014. (more...)

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICK JAMES Now AvailableTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RICK JAMES Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

In his own words, the late hit-making funk rocker reveals all in an honest chronicle of his life of sex, drugs, and masterful music (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/28- DREAMGIRLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/28- DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2014

Today in 1987, the FIRST Broadway revival of Dreamgirls opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 177 performances. Dreamgirls features music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called 'The Dreams', who become music superstars. The musical opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre, and was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006. The 1987 cast featured Lillias White as 'Effie.' (more...)

Roosevelt Dime to Play at the Garage in Colonial Theatre, 6/6Roosevelt Dime to Play at the Garage in Colonial Theatre, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

American roots band, Roosevelt Dime, performs on Friday, June 6 at 8pm at the Garage in the Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Rita Coolidge to Perform at Suncoast Showroom, 6/21-22Rita Coolidge to Perform at Suncoast Showroom, 6/21-22
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge will perform many of her top hits at the Suncoast Showroom June 21 and 22. (more...)

Three Cat Extends HANG YOUR HAT AT MISTER KELLY'S Through 5/24Three Cat Extends HANG YOUR HAT AT MISTER KELLY'S Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Three Cat Productions announces the extension of the world premiere of 'Hang Your Hat at Mister Kelly's' book by Jarrin Davis, original music and arrangements by Gary Gimmestad, original lyrics by Rob Dorn, directed by Artistic Director Jason Paul Smith. The productions opened on April 25, 2014 and will be extended through May 24, 2014. Cast members include Jason Michael Hammond, Nicole Haskins, Todd Neal, Paul Pasulka, Sara Reinecke, and Demetrous White, Jr. Performances are held at the Chicago Park District's Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater by Granville el stop on Red Line). (more...)

Wolf Trap Presents Radio Variety Show A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANIONWolf Trap Presents Radio Variety Show A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

A Prairie Home Companion returns to Wolf Trap with the nation's favorite radio host, Garrison Keillor. (more...)

Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Boulder Theater is proud to present Ms Lauryn Hill to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 9 for $60.00 general admission. (more...)

Ivan Fischer, Kate Davis, Chester Gregory and More Set for Lincoln Center, June 2014Ivan Fischer, Kate Davis, Chester Gregory and More Set for Lincoln Center, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Presents has announced its June 2014 lineup of programs and events, including its Great Performers season, closing out with Ivan Fischer with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, American Songbook artists Kate Davis and Chester Gregory at Target Free Thursdays in the Atrium, plus a Steve James retrospective at JustFilms at Atrium Flix. (more...)

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