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Luther Vandross News

Date of Birth: April 20, 1951
Date of Death: July 01, 2005 (54)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Richard Marx Announces Limited Las Vegas Engagement at Flamingo Las VegasRichard Marx Announces Limited Las Vegas Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Famed singer-songwriter and producer Richard Marx will perform his greatest hits during a limited engagement, "Satisfied: Only The Hits," at Flamingo Las Vegas beginning Aug. 15 through Sept. 2, 2017. (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to Feinstein's/54 BelowPorter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Porter Carroll, Jr. in The Evolution of Cabaret. (more...)

CeeLo Green, Sheila E., Charlie Wilson & We McDonald to Headline Apollo Theater's 2017 Spring GalaCeeLo Green, Sheila E., Charlie Wilson & We McDonald to Headline Apollo Theater's 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event - the 2017 Apollo Spring Gala, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12 at 7pm. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre Presents Peter White And Euge Groove 8/25; Tickets on Sale This Saturday!The Capitol Theatre Presents Peter White And Euge Groove 8/25; Tickets on Sale This Saturday!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents Peter White and Euge Groove on Saturday, May 13 at 10 am. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 25 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Sarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's PubSarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The R&B calendar heats up at Joe's Pub! Highlights include Labelle founding member Sarah Dash on May 12; the soulfully-voiced and hard-rocking singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Celisse Henderson on May 31; Australian singer Cloves (Kaity Dunstan) on June 1; the Peterson Brothers, a modern blend of blues rock from 20-year-old Glenn and 17-year-old Alex Peterson, on June 2; a fundraiser for The Restorative Center with Stephanie McKay on June 15; soul powerhouse gina Breedlove on June 20; Alfa Anderson's album release party for her solo debut, From My Heart, on July 7; and, the relentlessly energetic JJ Thames & The Violet ReVOLT on August 8. (more...)

Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 SeasonMultimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national, and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres-from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. (more...)

Angel City Chorale Celebrates Connectivity with INTERACTIVEAngel City Chorale Celebrates Connectivity with INTERACTIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the esteemed Los Angeles choir led by Founder-Artistic Director Sue Fink, will present Interactive, an imaginative and multidimensional concert event during the first weekend in June. (more...)

Jeb Loy Nichols Returns With New Album 'Country Hustle' Out TodayJeb Loy Nichols Returns With New Album 'Country Hustle' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

On March 31 2017, the steadily rising troubadour Jeb Loy Nichols presents his classic-in-the-making new album “Country Hustle,” via on his own label City Country City and Jullian Records. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald with PATTI AUSTIN: ELLA NOW AND THENBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald with PATTI AUSTIN: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert SeriesVy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th). (more...)

SARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY Opens this WeekSARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY Opens this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Crossroads Theatre Company's more than two-decade run at 7 Livingston Ave. comes to an end this month with the world premiere of Stephanie Berry's Sarah Sings a Love Story, a musical play that weaves the life and music of the great Sarah Vaughan through the enduring romance of two devoted fans. T (more...)

Joe McElderry Releases New Single 'Gloria', Will Head Out on UK Tour This SummerJoe McElderry Releases New Single 'Gloria', Will Head Out on UK Tour This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Singing sensation Joe McElderry has been back in the studio recording his anticipated new album SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES. The album will be released this July but fans will be able to pre-order on iTunes from Mother's Day. Joe will also release his new single Gloria in time for Mother's Day on 6th March with a special limited edition CD available to buy on Amazon as the perfect Mothers' Day gift. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Patti Austin: ELLA NOW AND THENBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Patti Austin: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to The Metropolitan RoomPorter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Singer, songwriter, drummer, percussionist and founder of Newban (later changing its name to Atlantic Starr), the Rhythm and Blues hit machine from the '70s and '80s, Porter Carroll, Jr. with Wali Ali & The Tambourine Band are bringing 'The Evolution of Cabaret' to The Metropolitan Room on February 25, 2017 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Jeb Loy Nichols Returns With New Album 'Country Hustle' Out 3/31Jeb Loy Nichols Returns With New Album 'Country Hustle' Out 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On March 31 2017, the steadily rising troubadour Jeb Loy Nichols presents his classic-in-the-making new album “Country Hustle,” via on his own label City Country City and Jullian Records. (more...)

Richard Marx to Rock the Raue Center Next MonthRichard Marx to Rock the Raue Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Raue Center For The Arts is excited to welcome Richard Marx at 8 p.m. on February 17, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy, Carl Anthony Payne of MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall CenterBWW Interview: Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy, Carl Anthony Payne of MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall Center
by Katie Laban - Feb 13, 2017

I had the chance to sit down with Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy and most of the cast of Married But Single Too including writer, director, and producer, Je'Caryous Johnson, of the original stage play, Married But Single, for a round table discussion. What ensued was lengthy, but hilarious discussion about love, life, and, of course, Detroit. (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. Explores the Evolution of Cabaret at The Metropolitan Room.Porter Carroll, Jr. Explores the Evolution of Cabaret at The Metropolitan Room.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Porter Carroll, Jr. Singer, songwriter, drummer, percussionist and founder of Newban (later changing it's name is Atlantic Starr), the Rhythm and Blues hit machine from the 70's and 80's. As a drummer and one of four singers/creator of Atlantic Starr, Porter helped make hits that made the group and it's amazing vocals and energetic performances famous world wide. He has worked with chart topping recording artists through the years including Shania Twain, Spyro Gyra, Melba Moore, Donny Osmond, Michael Bolton, Howard Hewett, Marion Meadows and Bob Baldwin. Porter has also worked as a composer for Sony Publishing, where he evoked the heart of R & B and pop with thought provoking song arrangements, of which top artists like Luther Vandross and The Temptations have covered his much sought after compositions.  (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to The Metropolitan RoomPorter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Singer, songwriter, drummer, percussionist and founder of Newban (later changing its name to Atlantic Starr), the Rhythm and Blues hit machine from the '70s and '80s, Porter Carroll, Jr. with Wali Ali & The Tambourine Band are bringing 'The Evolution of Cabaret' to The Metropolitan Room on February 25, 2017 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

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