Elijah Bland to Make 54 Below Debut This Month
Known for his soul-searing melodic sounds, the accomplished and prolific performer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist will feature a selection of songs from his own musical collection as well as popular classics from his favorite artists (Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, Ray Charles, to name a few) and one of the most iconic Broadway musicals of all time.
During this intimate set, audience members can expect to hear signature songs, such as the funk/soul concert anthem, "Soul Roots," and his latest single, "For The Record," a fan favorite currently in rotation on Music Choice and Sirius XM Radio. Bland is accompanied by his six-piece band, complete with a horn section to deliver the fullness of his sound.
Elijah Bland's "The Elijah Bland Experience" plays at 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on July 30 for one night only. Tickets range from $25-$60 with a $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at ElijahBland.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Not your average man, and certainly not your average artist, Elijah Bland is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer and actor who embodies a presence and style matched by few in his generation. His musical sensibility reflects a range of inspiration, from the sensual musicality of Prince, to the funky twang of Bill Withers, to the spiritual soul of Al Green, to the bold essence of Isaac Hayes. He captured the attention of music lovers around the world on the nationally syndicated Michael Baisden Show. He has shared the stage with some of the world's most beloved Jazz and Soul artists, including the late, great George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Gerald Albright, Will Downing, Lalah Hathaway, Dwele, Boney James, Yolanda Adams, Eric Roberson, and many more.
The charismatic performer, who sports a chiseled 6'1" physique, exudes a masculine energy that invigorates the world of entertainment. Beyond his musical endeavors, Elijah has proven himself as a gifted actor in film, television, theatre and voiceovers. He has appeared on major network television shows, including The Following (FOX), Blue Bloods and The Good Wife (CBS), as well as various independent film and theatre roles.
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is the new performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, 54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. Located at 254 West 54th Street, 54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-95.