|Saturday Feb 01, 2014 7:00 PM - Saturday Feb 01, 2014 9:00 PM | $5.00 - $20.00
Black History Extravaganza Celebrating Blues and Gospel with Lady Bianca and Mwanza Furaha
TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR AT 6PM
ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED
ADULTS $25 YOUTH 10-17 $10 KIDS UP TO 9 $5
Families: this is a family friendly event
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE SAN GERONIMO VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER FOOD BANK, YOUTH PROGRAMS, REVIVIR LA CULTURA AND OTHER PROGRAMS.
***THE SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO 1 LAGUNITAS SCHOOL ROAD***
The original venue was sold out so the event was moved to a larger venue at 1 Lagunitas School Road around the corner at the same campus. Look for signage directing you.
Box office and Doors open at 6pm and complementary appetizers will be available while they last. Come get a great seat, schmooze and enjoy!
Love to sing? Sing alongs are included in the show - lyrics will be provided!
Thank you for your support!
Saturday, February 1st, 7pm show
Black History Extravaganza Celebrating Blues and Gospel with Lady Bianca, Mwanza Furaha & Special Guests.
Lady Bianca is one of the most creative and talented Women in the Blues field today. A charismatic performer with stunning vocal, Gospel blues Boogie piano, songwriting and arranging chops, she is also well known as a touring back up singer with Van Morrison and for her work with other major artists such as Sly Stone, Taj Mahal and Frank Zappa to name a few. She runs her own record label Magic-O Records, Lady Bianca has released six CD's. Three of them have been nominated for Grammies in the contemporary Blues Field. 'In 2009 Lady Bianca was crowned the "New Queen of the Blues"by the Bay Area Blues Society and Radio Station KPOO 89.5 at the renowned Biscuits and Blues night club in San Francisco California. http://www.ladybianca.com/
Mwanza Furaha is a gifted vocalist, actor, dancer, producer, instructor, and all-around entertainer. She has established herself as a skilled professional in a career that has spanned over 50 plus years. She has shared the stage with artists including Betty Carter, Lou Rawls, Merle Saunders, Carmen McRae and many more. Her film credits include Bullitt, Love at First Bite and more. She performed with Harold Nichols in the hit show Stompin' At The Savoy at the On Broadway Theater and sang and danced in the TV show Black Blues Black created by Maya Angelou. http://www.mwanzafuraha.com/
"The heavy hitting Mwanza Furaha sings with a powerful and sublime voice that lifts each song above the ordinary."
- Baum Biem, Marinscope
Joining the ladies are Special Guest Artists Lucky Otis (Third Generation of American Music Legends), Marciel 'Marty' Garner (West Coast Blues Society Hall of Fame, (Funkadelic, Earth, Wind and Fire, Bill Cosby) on drums, Grammy Nominated Guitarist Jai Josefs, and Verdie Hollingworth on piano/vocals (Marin City). Sandy White & Ebony Wright will sing background vocals. Stanley Lippitt will make a guest appearance! Don't miss these extraordinary artists and their amazing music as the Celebration for Black History Month begins.
The San Geronimo Valley
6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
San Geronimo, CA 94963
Cost: $20 in Advance, $25 at Door
www.sgvcc.org or 415-488-8888 press # and 253
San Geronimo Valley Community Center (View)
6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Geronimo, CA 94963
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
||Will there be a floor for dancing? Or is it all sit down?|
||Thanks for your question - not sure why we didn't get notified about it - this is a sit down concert but we never stop anyone from dancing :)|