Charlie Wilson To Headline Riverbend On Thursday, June 14

Avery Sunshine And Boombox Added To Lineup

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Charlie Wilson Headlines The Coke Stage on Thursday, June 14
Charlie Wilson Headlines The Coke Stage on Thursday, June 14

Six time Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson will headline the Coke Stage at Riverbend on Thursday, June 14, it was announced today from Friends of the Festival. Formerly with the Gap Band, Charlie Wilson has been featured on performances with Boyz II Men, Kanye West, Snoop Dog, JayZ, and Quincy Jones. His achievements include:

2012 Grammy Nomination - Best R&B Performance "You Are", 2012 Grammy Nomination - Best R&B Song for "You Are", 2010 Grammy Nomination - Best R&B Album for "Uncle Charlie", 2010 Grammy Nomination - Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "There Goes My Baby", 2003 Grammy Nomination - Best Rap/Song Collaboration for "Beautiful", and 1997 Grammy Nomination - Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.

In addition Charlie Wilson was named December 2011 - Billboard Magazine the #2 Adult R&B Artist for 2011 and Billboard Magazine named Charlie Wilson #1 Adult R&B Artist for 2009.

Bursting from an array of musical brilliance, singer, songwriter, pianist Avery Sunshine emerges onto the scene for Riverbend 2012, Wednesday, June 13th at 9:15pm on the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union Stage. Rooted in gospel, Avery Sunshine reaches deep into that cornucopia of style and sound and sings a song which articulates the complexities of life with luminous insight. Fluent in many languages from soul and house to classical and hip hop, she lent her voice to the soundtrack for Paramount Pictures' THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS. In 2005, she was hired as lead keyboardist for Tyler Perry's stage play, MEET THE BROWNS.

 

BoomBox consists of two versatile producers, DJs, songwriters, multi-instrumentalists and longtime friends Russ Randolph and Zion Rock Godchaux. Together they develop an electronic blend of vintage Rock and Blues made to move dance floors. BoomBox will show the Riverbend crowd how to dance the night away on Saturday, June 16, from 8pm to midnight.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery Sunshine Headlines The TVFCU Stage On Wednesday, June13
Avery Sunshine Headlines The TVFCU Stage On Wednesday, June13

UTC Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert Is Feb. 10

Holritz And Lee To Present Lee Faculty Recital

Baylor's Vervé Has Concerts Jan. 30-Feb 2.


The UTC Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Concerto Concert in the C.C. Bond Humanities Theatre at Chattanooga State Community College on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. This free concert ... (click for more)

Lee University faculty Kristen Holritz, flute, and ChoEun Lee, piano, will perform a recital on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Squires Recital Hall, located in Lee’s Humanities Center. This will ... (click for more)

Baylor's concert dance troupe, Vervé, will present its annual concert Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 in Roddy Theater. This year's show will feature choreography by faculty members Cathy Pettway, ... (click for more)


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UTC Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert Is Feb. 10

The UTC Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Concerto Concert in the C.C. Bond Humanities Theatre at Chattanooga State Community College on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. This free concert will include the “Hungarian March” from The Damnation of Faust by Hector Berlioz. Concertos will be presented by winners of the campus concerto competition and will include movements from ... (click for more)

Holritz And Lee To Present Lee Faculty Recital

Lee University faculty Kristen Holritz, flute, and ChoEun Lee, piano, will perform a recital on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Squires Recital Hall, located in Lee’s Humanities Center. This will be their second collaboration after their previous faculty recital in November 2017. The recital will feature 20th century French flute music, along with pieces by Claude Debussy, Pierre ... (click for more)

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