The Commodores in Concert at B.B. King Blues ClubB.B. King Blues Club, Between 7th and 8th Avenues (237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036)
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The last date listed for The Commodores in Concert was Saturday June 16, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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B.B. King Blues Club presents Theater Rock, an evening of great songs from the best rock musicals performed live by a group of talented musicians and singers. You can see shows full of Broadway standards and American Songbook classics any day of the week, but this unique show serves up the best of what's rocking Broadway right now and the sleeper hits that defined their generations, from Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar and Godspell to Rent, The Rocky Horror Show and Jekyll and Hyde. The performing ensemble showcases the talents of some of the most dynamic vocalists in the tri-state area, backed by a powerful band that delivers an animated performance with high musicianship. Learn More
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2 Goldstar Member Reviews
Written on Jun 19 2012
The Concert was excellent for the price of our membership. So for that i'm very appreciative, but I must add--The concert was very short-we thought they left the stage and would come back for one last song, but they didn't come back. :(
Written on Jun 18 2012
My husband and I had a great time with the Coomodores. A excellent gift for Father's Day. We were just talking about the Commodores and the great bands in the day, and here B.B. Kings comes with this venue. We went back stage to meet the Coomodores a nice bunch. This was very memorable day for my husband. Thank you so much!
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In addition to their standout work as a group throughout the '70s, The Commodores also served as the launching pad for one of the top talents of the '80s, Lionel Richie, who sang lead vocals on several of the band's No. 1 hits, including "Three Times a Lady," "Still," and "Easy." Although Richie left the group in the early '80s to pursue his solo career, The Commodores didn't falter. Instead, they hired J.D. Nicholas to helm the group and came back with yet another No. 1 hit, "Nightshift," off the 1985 album of the same name. Despite all their success in the '70s and early '80s, this Multi-Platinum smash single was the first to win the band a Grammy Award.
The Commodores finally left Motown in 1985 and quickly signed with Polydor, releasing several additional albums and scoring another Top 10 hit with "Goin' to the Bank." Although in the '90s the group slimmed down to the core three of Orange, Nicholas, and King, the band retained an active performance schedule, giving sold-out shows to enthusiastic fans and even forming their own record label, Commodore Records. Today, The Commodores stand not only as talented and successful musicians, but as artists determined to continue their success into the future as they share their music with whole new generations of fans.