UPCOMING EVENTS

JAZZ:

Kenny G @ NYCB Theatre at Wesbury

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Sunday, December 11, 2016 8:00PM

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Sax Sensation Kenny G Comes to Long Island for One Night Only!

Top selling Grammy award winning saxophonist Kenny G will perform many of his career hits and songs of the holiday season at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, December 11 at 8pm.


NYCB Theatre at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, NY 11590

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Presented by Live Nation.

Note:
This performance will be played in the half round, the stage will not rotate.
This performance will be be played to sections B,C,D,E,F and G. Sections B and G are side partial/obstructed view. No Seat in the Theatre is more than 60 feet from the stage.

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R&B:

70s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert featuring The Stylistics, Dramatics & More!

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Saturday, February 11, 2017 3:00PM

Saturday, February 11, 2017 8:00PM

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Make it a Romantic — & Musical — Valentine’s Weekend!

Feel the love at the 70s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert featuring The Stylistics, The Dramatics, The Delfonics, The Manhattans, and New Birth on Saturday, February 11 at NYC’s landmark Beacon Theatre, with shows at 3pm and 8pm.


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R&B:

NuSoul Revival Tour featuring Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, Kindred the Family Soul, Foreign Exchange

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Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:00PM

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Catch an Inspirational Array of Top Artists at the NuSoul Revival Tour!

The NuSoul Revival Tour comes to NYC’s landmark Beacon Theater, Sunday, February 18, 2017 at 8pm for a beautiful musical evening Soul and R&B fans will surely remember!

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, November 4 at 10am.

Musiq Soulchild will headline the Tour following an exciting 2016 which includes his 7th studio album, Life on Earth entering the US Billboard 200 at #27, his single “I Do” reaching #3 on Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and performing in the highly anticipated musical adaptation of the cult classic, Love Jones. Joining him will be by platinum-selling R&B and soul singer-songwriter, Lyfe Jennings; beloved Grammy nominated “First Couple of Soul”, Kindred the Family Soul, plus Grammy nominees Foreign Exchange!

The NuSoul Revival Tour seeks to send the message that “Good Music Still Lives!" while continuing to support artists whose music is the soundtrack, and in some cases, a blueprint of areas of our lives. It also seeks to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease which affects over five million individuals in the United States.

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NEWS

Aretha Tears It Up... & Prez Tears Up

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

We¹ve had the privilege of working with Aretha Franklin a few times over
the years. Spectacular performance here at this year’s Kennedy Center
honors. We love that she did it on the piano!

The one and only Aretha Franklin dazzled audience members, honoree Carol King,the Obamas, and millions of TV viewers at the Kennedy Center Honors. The December 6 presentation aired on CBS on December 29, 2016.

Watch the video with Ms. Franklin’s amazing, standing ovation performance of “Natural Woman.”

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'The Wiz Live!' bridges past with present as Shanice Williams and Stephanie Mills duet

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

From the LA TImes November 11, 2015 – By Jevon Phillips

NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” won’t come out until Dec. 3, but to tide fans over, the network has released a practice session of one of the musical’s show-stopping songs. Try not to faint as Stephanie Mills, the original Dorothy, duets with Shanice Williams, the current Dorothy, on the song “Home.”

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New York’s Premier Summer Contemporary Jazz Series Returns!

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Smooth Jazz New York in association with Marquee Concerts is pleased to announce another star-studded line up for the Smooth Cruise series, now in its 18th year. The 2015 season takes place aboard The Hornblower Infinity, a 210-foot luxury yacht.


The cruises set sail Wednesday evenings, June 24 through September 2. The summer’s roster includes 9 nights featuring 15 of the world’s greatest contemporary jazz and R&B acts in a stunning, intimate setting with shows at 6:30 and 9:30pm. The Smooth Cruises depart from Pier 40, located at Houston Street at the West Side Highway and cruise down the Hudson, offering both world-class musical acts as well as breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline.


“It’s great to be back on The Hornblower Infinity with the 2015 Smooth Cruises,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York. “Our guests really appreciated last year’s move to the larger, more upscale ship featuring improved sight-lines. Now they can enjoy watching the world’s best contemporary jazz acts more than ever before out on the scenic Hudson River.”



THE 2015 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

June 24: Boney James

July 15: Norman Brown & Marion Meadows

July 22: Peter White & Richard Elliot

July 29: Gerald Albright & Mindi Abair

Aug 5: Dave Koz & Rick Braun with Special Guest Kenny Lattimore

Aug 12: Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon

Aug 19: Najee

Aug 26: Rachelle Ferrell

Sept 2: Freddie Jackson

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Behold, Brooklyn's Magnificently Restored Kings Theatre

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

From Curbed.com | By Spencer Peterson

Two years ago to the day that New York City embarked on a $94 million restoration of the Loew’s Kings Theatre in Flatbush, the institution reopened its doors and reclaimed its standing as Brooklyn’s largest theater. The restoration was painstaking: when it began in 2013, the theater had already been sitting vacant for four decades, a time during which looters plundered everything that wasn’t bolted down (and most of the things that were), and nature found its way into the neglected structure. “The carpets used to kind of squish when you walked around,” Jeff Greene of EverGreene Architectural Arts said recalling the building in its pre-restoration state, when, during inclement weather, water would gush through the ceiling, down the balconies, and pool amidst the theater seats.

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