B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL, named after the celebrated “king of the blues” himself and ideally situated in New York’s bustling Times Square, is pleased to announce a series of exciting upcoming shows. All shows start at 8:00 pm, doors open at 6:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
Reggae fans rejoice as B.B. King Blues Club & Grill will be getting its fair share of Jamaican dance music. On June 11th, WBLS Presents: SHAGGY, MORGAN HERITAGE, RAYVON, WAYNE WONDER, MR VEGAS and more ($30.00 in advance, $35.00 day of show) will perform at B.B. King’s as a part of their Reggae Bash. All five artists have redefined the reggae genre for the past decade. One major performer in line who is best known for his humorous and politically driven music, Alpha Blondy ($30.00 in advance, $35.00 day of show) will be taking the stage on July 2nd. Alpha Blondy was awarded a Golden Disc in the UK for his hit single “Rendez Vous” which sold over 400,000 copies. Jamaican native and second generation singer, Luciano ($25.00 in advance, $30.00 day of show) will perform live on July 10th. His achievements include a #1 Reggae hit song in the UK, “Shake it Up Tonight” as well as a Grammy nomination for his record “A New Day.” Reggae lovers will also be pleased to hear that The Original Wailers (20.00 in advance, $25.00 day of show) will be stopping by on August 17th. This Grammy nominated band, led by Al Anderson, is best known for their work with Bob Marley. They have also collaborated with legends such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, and The Rolling Stones among others.
R&B and Hip-Hop lovers have several reasons to check out B.B. King’s line-up in the coming weeks. Three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Wyclef Jean – The Carnival Begins: produced by Jill Newman Productions ($39.50 in advance, $45.00 day of show) will hit the stage on June 19. His musical breakthrough occurred from his membership in The Fugees, the three-member group that included Lauryn Hill and Prakazrel Michel. The next night, (FOR MORE B.B KINGS NEWS CLICK NEXT)