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The 2020 Soul Train Cruise | Sails From January 18th-25th, 2020

The Jacksons, The Isley Brothers, Johnny Gill, Cameo, Peabo Bryson,
War, Atlantic Starr, Karyn White, Regina Belle, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes,
The Urban Guerilla Orchestra, Cruise Host Tony Cornelius and
Original Soul Train Dancers
Luxury Cruise Sails From
Ft. Lauderdale, St. Maarten, St. Croix, Half Moon Cay
January 18-25, 2020
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (February 4, 2019) ― R&B superstars who have appeared on Soul Train throughout every era of its storied history will come together on the 2020 Soul Train Cruise, paying homage to each generation that grew up with the iconic show.

The 13th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour | Begins April 27th, 2019

McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Announces 13th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour and Talent Lineup
CHICAGO, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — McDonald’s announced the return of one of its staple events, the 13th annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour. The longest-running, brand-owned gospel music tour is back with an award-winning talent line-up sure to please fans nationwide. This free concert tour begins April 27 and runs until December 13.

40th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival | Aug. 30th – Sept. 2nd, 2019

Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Quicken Loans
Announces Reunion Lineup for 40th Year Celebration
Reflecting a “reunion” theme that returns phenomenal jazz artists and performers who have taken the Festival stage over the last 10 years, including five former Artists-in-Residence, the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation today announced a spectacular lineup for the 40th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Quicken Loans.

Second Wave of Artists Announced for the 65th Newport Jazz Festival® | August 2nd-4th, 2019

Second Wave of Artists Announced for the 65th Newport Jazz Festival®
Kamasi Washington; Thundercat; Dianne Reeves with Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal & Terreon Gully; The Ron Carter Trio;
Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Memphis Soulphony, PJ Morton, Ghost-Note,
Billy Hart Quartet w/Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner & Ben Street;
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society; Aaron Diehl; Hailu Mergia and More!
NEWPORT, RI, March 13, 2019 – Christian McBride, Artistic Director of the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers, today announced the Second Wave of artists.

First Wave of Artists Announced for the 65th Edition of the Newport Jazz Festival® | August 2nd-4th, 2019

First Wave of Artists Announced for the 65th Edition of the Newport Jazz Festival®
Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae, The Bad Plus, Buika,
Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective, Sons of Kemet, Makaya McCraven,
Cécile McLorin Salvant, Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles and Many More!
NEWPORT, RI, February 12, 2019 – Powerful pianists, singing storytellers, swinging big bands, a beat scientist and some of the baddest ensembles on the jazz scene make up the First Wave of artists announced today for the 65th edition of the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers.

The Art Laboe Summer Love Jam VIII at Agua Caliente | June 15th, 2019

Rancho Mirage, Calif. (March 11, 2019) – Summer in the desert doesn’t kick off until Art Laboe and his Summer Love Jam take the stage at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage. On June 15 the renowned disc jockey presents his latest lineup of R&B favorites including MC Magic, Frankie J, Baby Bash, Tierra and Lighter Shade of Brown, plus a dynamic house band.

The 2020 Ultimate Disco Cruise | Luxury Cruise Sails Feb. 10th-15th, 2020

The Era’s Biggest Artists Come Together
For One Unforgettable Vacation Experience
Including KC and The Sunshine Band (special appearance 2/13), The Jacksons, Commodores, The Pointer Sisters, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Heatwave, Sister Sledge, First Ladies of Disco (featuring Martha Wash, Linda Clifford and Norma Jean Wright), George McCrae, Anita Ward, Maxine Nightingale, and more!
Luxury Cruise Sails February 10-February 15, 2020
From Miami to Key West and Nassau, Bahamas
Miami, Fla (March 5, 2019) ― Just back from a wildly successful, sold-out inaugural edition, StarVista LIVE, the leader in nostalgia-based music cruise experiences, announces the return of its newest uniquely themed voyage, the 2020 Ultimate Disco Cruise.

The Caribbean Village Festival in Miramar, FL. | June 23rd, 2019

Caribbean Village Festival to be held at Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater on June 23, 2019
Presented by the City of Miramar
South Florida’s Largest Annual Caribbean Heritage Month Celebration Features Star Power Entertainers, Food, and Family Fun!
Florida’s largest outdoor celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month returns this year on Sunday, June 23rd at the Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater featuring internally known musical star power and delectable foods from across the Caribbean.