FUNK and R&B LIVE presents An ICONIC multi-platinum Grammy Nominated Funk and R&B Throwback Concert featuring the Legendary Group CON FUNK SHUN performing their top chart hit reproduced by Bruno Mars “LOVE TRAIN” with special performances by Howard Hewett, Michel’le and Adina Howard. 1 Night 1 Stage 5 Iconic Artists. Get your tickets now.
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CON FUNK SHUN: is an American R&B and funk band whose popularity began in the mid-1970s and ran through the 1980s. They were influenced by funk legend James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone. Con Funk Shun enjoyed decades of successful national and overseas tours, eleven chart-topping albums, and numerous hit singles.
They scored a string of top ten hit songs on the U.S. Billboard chart, including “Ffun” (No. 1), “Shake and Dance with Me” (No. 5), “Chase Me” (No. 4), “Got to Be Enough” (No. 8), “Too Tight” (No. 8), “Baby, I’m Hooked (Right into Your Love)” (No. 5), and “Electric Lady” (No. 4) and other top chart hits “Straight From The Heart”, “Im Leaving Baby” and “Love Train”
Bruno Mars recently reproduced their classic Billboard smash hit “Love Train”
HOWARD HEWETT: is an American singer–songwriter. Howard rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the group Shalamar with their top chart hits “Make That Move”, “Second Time Around” and “A Night To Remember”. Howard and his group won a Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack on Beverly Hills Cops. Howard solo career reached successful Billboard Top Hits with “Show Me”, “I’m For Real” and “This Love Is For You”.
ADINA HOWARD: is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame during the mid-1990s with her debut album, Do You Wanna Ride? and her debut single, “Freak like Me”. Her debut album Do You Wanna Ride?, featuring the Platinum-certified hit single, “Freak like Me”, was released in 1995 and was certified Gold by the RIAA.
MICHEL’LE: is an American R&B singer known for her songs from 1989 to the early 1990s. Her highest charting song is the top ten US Hot 100 hit “No More Lies”. Between 2013 and 2015, Michel’le was one of six members on the TV One reality show R&B Divas: Los Angeles. Michel’le was originally a featured female vocalist of World Class Wreckin‘ Cru’s 1987 single “Turn Off the Lights”.
LENNY WILLIAMS: is an American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the soul/funk group Tower of Power... As a solo artist, Williams made several hit recordings. including his Billboard Hit “Cause I Love You” and “Choosing You”.
“Producing this series of Funk and R&B concerts give our audience the Best of Both Worlds. . a little R&B with a whole lot of FUNK” …a show you definitely don’t want to miss says producer Jimmy Jay.