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DIANA ROSS & MARY WILSON IN LAS VEGAS !!!

Miss Ross Miss Wilson
THE SUPREMES ARE IN LAS VEGAS !!

DIANA ROSS
February 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 2017
Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Las Vegas

MARY WILSON
February 24 & 25, 2017
Supremes Legend and Star Miss Mary Wilson
Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, Las Vegas


Divas of Soul Howard Hewett

Zoot Suit

ZOOT SUIT JAN 31 THRU MARCH 29, 2017
Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles


Soulside Productions Little Anthony & The Imperials
"Motown, soul, 60's dance music. everything you'd dream of. Hats off 2 Soulside."
Manuel "Spookey" Esparza


The Biggest Concerts Shows and Events in OC and Los Angeles
ARTIST/DATE/VENUE INFORMATION

Shows and Events
SHOWS and EVENTS 2017
Ticketmaster 800.745.3000 www.ticketmaster.com
List your Event CONTACT: Manuel Esparza at Tel & Fax 714 538-4080
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Diana Ross

DIANA ROSS
Diana Ross Events


NOVEMBER 2017

MAVIS STAPLES September 13, 2017
Special guest Steve Winwood
Jazz at the Bowl 2, Hollywood Bowl

BRUNO MARS November 7, 8, 10, & 11, 2017
Los Angeles Forum


SEPTEMBER 2017

Bobby Dee Presents
BOBBY DEE PRESENTS PAIN IS LOVE September 30, 2017
NELLY, FAT JOE, FOXY BROWN, DA BRAT, JERMAINE DUPRI
MICROSOFT THEATER
Formerly Nokia Theater LA Live
Downtown Los Angeles 800-928-2181



AUGUST 2017

GARY PUCKETT August 18, 2017
Top classic smash hits "Young Girl" "Women"
Golden Nugget in Las Vegas

NEIL DIAMOND August 10, 12, 2017
Forum, Los Angeles

JULY 2017

BEATLES vs STONES July 29, 2017
A Musical Showdown at Coach House, SJC

KOOL AND THE GANG July 21-22, 2017
Special guest Morris Day, The Time, village People
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood

GABRIEL IGLESIAS July 14, 2017
Fluffymania at Pacfic Amphitheater, Costa Mesa


JUNE 2017

STEVE SALAS June 25, 2017
Long Beach Convention Center 310.367.8439
BOMBS SUPER SHOW www.bombsmagazine.com

FRANKIE VALLI June 23, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

JIMI HENDRIX TRIBUTE June 17, 2017
Hendrix Tribute by Queen Nation
Coach House, SJC

GEORGE LOPEZ Host 2017 PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVAL June 10-11, 2017
39th annual Playboy Festival, Hollywood Bowl
All Star line-up includes TAJ MAHAL & KEB' MO BAND

CHICAGO June 8, 2017
Special Guest The Doobie Brothers
Forum, Los Angeles

Barbara Mason

BRENDA HOLLOWAY * BARBARA MASON * BETTY WRIGHT
June 3, 2017
Special guest THE EMOTIONS
MICROSOFT THEATER Formerly Nokia Theatre LA Live
Downtown Los Angeles/800-928-2181
Tickets: On sale January 10th, 2017

NKOTB June 2, 2017
NEW KIDS OF THE BLOCK
Paula Abdul, Boyz2Men
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood

NKOTB June 1, 2017
NEW KIDS OF THE BLOCK
Paula Abdul, Boyz2Men
Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University



MAY 2017

DICK DALE May 27, 2017
Coach House, SJC

BRIAN WILSON May 27, 2017
Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds
Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Hollywood

DICK DALE May 27, 2017
Coach House, SJC

LOS LONELY BOYS May 25, 2017
Coach House, SJC

BRIAN WILSON May 24, 2017
Special guest Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin
San Diego Civic Center, San Diego

MO' NIQUE May 20, 2017
Spotlight 29 Casino

EVELYN CHAMPAGNE KING May 13, 2017
Special guest JO JO OF THE MARY JANE GIRLS
The Cover Girls, One Way, Ozone
Stacey Q, Debbie Deb, Baby Bash
San Bernardino County Fairgrounds 760.514.1845

GARY PUCKETT May 12-14, 2017
Gary Puckett and The Union Gap Band
South Point Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas 702.796.7111

Lil' Willie G.
LIL' WILLIE G. May 7, 2017
Santa Fe Springs Swamp Meet

MILLIE JACKSON May 7, 2017
Special guest The Dramatics, and Latimore
The Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles


THE LIVING LEGENDS AWARDS Marvin Gaye Tribute

MARVIN GAYE TRIBUTE May 6, 2017
Special Guest star HOWARD HEWETT, ZEOLA GAYE
Club Nouveau, Carl Carlton, GQ, Jon Jon Troop, Raydio
California Education And Performing Arts Center
11255 Central Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762
Ticket Line 714.341.0751
MOTOWN GOSSIP

Legend Ramon Ayala
RAMON AYALA May 5, 2017
Special guest Paquita La Del Barrio
Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas 1.888.929.7849

LIONEL RICHIE & MARIAH CAREY May 5,8, & 10th, 2017
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA


APRIL 2017

BIG J McNEELY April 29, 2017
Big J's 90th Birthday Bash
"Is There Something On Your Mind" Big Mama's Rib Shack, Pasadena

Little Anthony & The Imperials

LITTLE ANTHONY AND THE IMPERIALS April 22, 2017
Legends of Doo Wop Soul & Rock & Roll
Special guest Lou Christie, Jay and The Americians
California Theater of the Performing Artists
562 West 4th Street, San Bernardino, CA 1.888.718.4253
TIXS ONLINE: AffordableMusicProductions.com Tix Info: 951.317.2155

RAPPER'S DELIGHT April 22, 2017
Art LaBoe Block Party at the Greek
Zapp, Coolio, Rose Royce & More !!
Greek Theatre in Los Angeles


Freestyle 2017

12TH Annual Freestyle Festival April 22, 2017
LISA LISA
STEVIE B
BBD
HOUSE OF PAIN
ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT
NAUGHTY BY NATURE
MARK MORRISON
TRINERE
THE ENGLISH BEAT
STACEY Q
DEBBIE DEB
CHUBB ROCK
NOCERA and many more
The Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 800.928.2181

KEITH SWEAT April 22, 2017
Spotlight 29 Casino

Ritchie Valens
WINER DANCE PARTY April 21-23, 2017
Tributes to Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, Buddy Holly
South Point casino Las Vegas

HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR April 16, 2017
Pacific Amphitheater, Costa Mesa

HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR April 15, 2017
Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills

FLASHBACK FUNK April 15, 2017
Gap Band Experience with The Bar Kays
Zapp and War at Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach

HEART & SOUL: MUSIC OF DIANA ROSS April 15, 2017
a Chris Isaason Presents
Heart & Soul: Music of Diana Ross
Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick
Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood 323.466.2210

BARBARA MORRISON April 9, 2017
Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood 323.466.2210

WAYNE NEWTON April 8, 2017
The King of Las Vegas Wayne Newton
Saban Theatre,Beverly Hills

BILL HALEY, JR. AND THE COMETS April 8-9, 2017
Suncoast in Las Vegas

BRENTON WOOD April 9, 2017
Special guest Steve Salas
A Mi Hacienda 9613 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera
Information 909.268.9368

FRANKIE AVALON April 7 - 9, 2017
South Point Casino Las Vegas

ELOISE LAWS April 6, 2017
Tribute to Billie Holiday
Special guest Corky Hale, Tricia Tahara
Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood 323.466.2210

TIFFANY April 2, 2017
Singing Pop Sensation Tiffany
Coach House, SJC

TONY ORLANDO April 1 & 2, 2017
South Point Casino Las Vegas

AVERAGE WHITE BAND April 1, 2017
With special guest Tower Of Power
Agua Caliente Casino

Bonnie Pointer
THELMA HOUSTON & BONNIE POINTER April 1, 2017
DISCO FOREVER SHOW
Special guest EVELYN CHAMPAGNE KING
Rose Royce, Taste Of Honey
M3 Live Anaheim Event Center 2232 South Harbor Blvd., Anaheim
Information 714.663.2100



MARCH 2017

TONY ORLANDO March 31 - April 2, 2017
South Point Casino Las Vegas

RONNIE LAWS March 29, 2017
"Settle Down," cd release, meet and greet party!
Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood 323.466.2210

BRENDA LEE EAGER March 28, 2017
Soulful Diva performs Live on Stage
Barbara Morrison Theatre in Los Angeles

KOOL AND THE GANG March 25, 2017
Spotlight 29 Casino

STEVE SALAS, LIL RAY March 19, 2017
Special guest Lil Ray Jimenez, Hank Castro, Gilbert Stokes
Steven Steak House Tix info: 323.892.2863

THE DAZZ BAND March 18, 2017
Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills
LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE March 17, 2017
Spotlight 29 Casino

HERMAN'S HERMITS March 17-19, 2017
South Point Casino Las Vegas

FELIX CAVALIERE March 11, 2017
"Groovin" "It's a Beautiful Morning"
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
www.lamiradatheatre.com

MICHAEL BOLTON March 11, 2017
Spotlight 29 Casino

MIKI HOWARD March 10, 2017
Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood 323.466.2210

CHARLIE WILSON March 8-9, 2017
Special guest Johnny Gill & Fantasia

THE SPINNERS March 5, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

GEORGE BENSON March 4, 2017
Saban Theatre, Los Angeles

TOWER OF POWER March 3-5, 2017
South Point Casino, Las Vegas

THE SPINNERS March 3, 2017
Canyon Club, Agoura Hills

CHARLES WRIGHT March 1, 2017
THE EXPRESS YOURSELF AFFAIR
Special guest BARBARA MORRISON
Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles
4305 Degnan Blvd., Ste.# 101, Los Angeles 90008
Tixs www.eventbrite.com


FEBRUARY 2017

Miss Ross

DIANA ROSS
February 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 2017
Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Las Vegas


Miss Wilson
MARY WILSON February 24 & 25
Supremes Legend and Star Miss Mary Wilson
Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, Las Vegas

Miss Wilson

MARY WILSON February 23, 2017
Supremes Legend and Star Miss Mary Wilson
Yoshi's 510 Embacaero West, Oakland, CA 94607

KEITH SWEAT February 18, 2017
Micosoft Theatre, Downtown Los Angeles


Stephanie Mills

STEPHANIE MILLS February 11, 2017
Valentine's Jazz Concert
Long Beach Terrance Theater, Long Beach 562.436.3636


Patti Drew

PATTI DREW February 11, 2017
Valentine's Super Love Jam
The Honda Center Anaheim

PATTI DREW February 10, 2017
Valentine's Super Love Jam
Starring the Soulful Miss Patti Drew
Special guest THE MOMENTS, EDDIE HOLMAN, IMPRESSIONS
Heat Wave, Denise Williams, The Deele, Ready For The World
Selland Arena, Fresno, CA

JOHNNY RIVERS February 10, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

CHICAGO February 8, 2017
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Terrace theater in Long Beach, CA

CHICAGO February 7, 2017
Fred Kavil Theatre, Thousand Oaks Arts Plaza

CHICAGO February 3, 2017
Pechanga Casino




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Nite Clubs, Stomps

Original Mikes * Guest House * Maggie's Pub * Nick's Taste of Texas * Stevens Steak House * A Mi Hacienda * Santa Fe Springs Swap Music Concert Series * Arturo's Catina !!

NITE CLUBS, BARS & STOMPS
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ORIGINAL MIKES
STUDIO 51 HOT DJ RICO & LIVE BANDS ALL NIGHT!!
FUNKY FRIDAY - Funk Freaks in Studio 51 every Friday Nite
100 South Main Street, Downtown Santa Ana 714 550.7764



NOW ON TUESDAY NITES ...KARAOKE WITH DAVE
WEDS... Funk and Soul with DEREK BORDEAUX BAND
THRUS... TEMPTATION THRUSDAY OC's Newest Lesbian Night

HAPPY HOUR Monday - Friday 4p - 7pm Saturday and Sunday 12p - 4pm

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SANTA FE SPRINGS SWAP MEET 2017
13963 Alondra Blvd., Santa Fe Springs 90670
INFORMATION 562.921.4359

LIVE ON STAGE
FEB 8 ... SANGRIA
FEB 26 ... SUAVE
MARCH 5... SANGRIA
MARCH 19 ... THE REEL BAND
MARCH 26 ... SUAVE

SHOW TIMES FOR ALL SHOWS
Friday Night 7:00 PM, 8:30 PM, 10:00 PM
Saturday/Sunday 12 Noon, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM



MOTOWN GOSSIP

MUSIC NEWS, BREAKING STORIES
Motown Gossip

New book Release Bonnie Pointer
BONNIE POINTER HITS HOLLYWOOD

EX-SUPREMES TAKE SHOW ON THE ROAD
HOLLAND DOZIER & HOLLAND STAR ON HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD

Claudette Robinson Claudette & Smokey

Scherrie Payne & Mary Wilson Ladies of Soul

Photos by Manuel "Spookey" Esparza www.chicano-magazine.com

CHICANO LEGENDS
MUSIC NEWS, BREAKING STORIES
CHICANO LEGENDS

Chicano Legends Ersi Ersi

Lil' Willie G.
LEGENDARY SINGER LIL' WILLIE G.
Photo: Manuel Esparza/Chicano Magazine (c) 2016


East Los Angles and International star Lilí Willie G., sings for His fans at Record Jungle in Montebello
By Manuel Esparza
Www.chicano-magazine.com
April. 17, 2016

The Undisputed King of Chicano Soul is the One and Only Willie Garcia better known through the music world as Lilí Willie G., the Original Voice of Thee Midniters, gave a special inmate concert show at the Record Jungle in Montebello, California for His devoted fans who enjoyed the singer as he went through such classics as Itíll Never Be Over For Me, along with Sad Girl, a song that made Thee Midniters one of the most all time best loved Chicano groups of all time. Enjoying the sounds included Motown royalty, Vanessa Wilson, granddaughter of Motown superstar Mary Wilson of The Supremes.




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Chicano Magazine's
ARTISTS, GROUPS & MUSICIANS DIRECTORY

ANGEL
www.nycdreamenterprises.com/home

APB
APB Music P.O. Box 1318, Hollywood California 90093
Email: info@apbmusic.org
www.apbmusic.org

BALANCE
Contact: Sammy Medina 213.272.5584
Email: sammy.medina@yahoo.com
Contact: Crocket 714.724.9940
Email: balanceband2011@rocketmail.com
Website: reverbnation.com/balanceband2011

BARELA
Tony Barela 714-730-8272, Richard Barela 714-544-1310
Email aabarela123@sbcglobal.net, r.barela@sbcglobal.net
www.barelaband.com

BLUES STRAIGHT UP
Tel 323.223.8167
Email: straightup@att.net
www.bluesstraightup.com

CHICO
Joe Espinosa 323-222-1569 www.chicoband.com

COMPANY BAND
www.thecompanyband-tcb.com

COLDDUCK
Email: coldduckband@yahoo
Contact: Jose Cuadra 562.577.3532
Website: www.coldduck.com

Cold Duck is available to play for your Wedding, Anniversary, Party or Birthday Party
Corporate Function, or any other event you may be planning
For Booking Information contact Jose Cuadra at (562) 577-3532
e-mail coldduckband@ yahoo.com
Cold Duck and QuackUp Records is represented by Cold Duck Productions Inc.

DELGADO BROTHERS
www.delgadobrothers.com

DJ RICO
Rico Entertainment 951.840.6049
www.myspace.com/theedjrico

EASTSIDE L.A.REVUE BAND
Steven Chavez, Manager 951 653-7777
Email: stevenchavez68@hotmail.com
www.eastLArevue.com

GROOVE, THE
www.thegrooveonline.net

IMPACT
www.impactmusik.com

IMPULSE
Dennis Ulibarri, 909.374.8153
www.theimpulseband.com

L.A. BLUE
Email: LABLUEBAND@aol.com
Tony lablueband@aol.com
Aaron labluemusic@yahoo.com
Larry Lmiramontes@msn.com
www.labluemusic.com

L.A. RHYTHM KINGS
The L.A. Rhythm Kings - Cornerstone 2000, Inc.
P.O. Box 4163, Dana Point, CA 92629
PHONE: 714-307-0009, FAX: 949-830-9522
E-mail: Paul@larhythmkings.com
www.larhythmkings.com

LATIN SOUL DANCE BAND
The Extremes
Contact: Phil Avila 818.510.7291


MAD LATINS, THEE
Contact: Louie Para 562.686.4952
Email: themadlatins@msn.com
www.theemadlatinsband.com

MIDNITE CATS
Montecristo 562.388.9272, Blanca 562.639.2142

MONTCLAIRS, THEE
Email: theemontclairs@yahoo.com
www.theemontclairs.com
Jerry Chavarria, info: 626/633-6477

REDWINE
Red 714.630.1938

SANGRE FRIA
SFM Productions 818.400.8904
Mangement 818.324.9378 www.sangrefriamusic.com
Fan site www.myspace.com/sangrefria

SANGRIA
Rates or immediate info call DAN RIOS at: (562)413-3979
Sangria Band Fax Line (562)562-692-3010
www.sangriaband.net

SATISFACTION
Chris Reserva (310) 626-3531, Jimmy Silva (714) 995-8421
Email: chris@satisfactionband.com
www.satisfactionband.com

SMOOTH TOUCH
Contact: Sarah Gertmenian 909.260.0378
Victor Contreras 951.264.2453
Email: thebandsmoothtouch@yahoo.com
www.thebandsmoothtouch.com

SOTO
S.E.G. Entertainment Group
P.O. Box 1992 , Norwalk California U.S.A. 90650
Office: 626. 330 9413 Fax: 626.330 1843
Email: soto@sotoband.com
www.sotoband.com

STONE SOUL
www.stonesoul.com

SUAVE
www.suavetheband.com

TABU
website: www.tabuband.com
Bookings & Shows Contact: Al Trainor 626.922.9385
Email: trnrcham@aol.com
http://www.myspace.com/tabutheband

TOUCH THE BAND
1st contact: Raymond Juarez - 626-348-6185
2nd contact: A.J. Avila - 626-290-1528
3rd contact: Alma Gonzalez - 323-633-4302
Website: www.touchtheband.info
Email: music@touchtheband.info
Alt. Email: almarjaj@sbcglobal.net

TRUE RHYTHM SOUL
www.truerhythmsoul.com
Contact: Tom Gonzales 714.745.6864



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