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It's a Motown Thang It's a Motown Thang

Marvin Gaye Tribute

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SHOWS and EVENTS 2016
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Brenda Holloway Al Green Smokey Robinson Chicano Rappers

LAST UPDATED DECEMBER 5, 2016

Valerie Simpson

VALERIE SIMPSON December 16, 17, 2016
Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2016
Special guest Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore, Dave Koz
Cerritos Center Of The Performing Arts, Cerritos
MOTOWN GOSSIP


Jessicia & Anita Edna Wright




Ronnie Spector

Mary Wilson Ersi Arvizu

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Diana Ross

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Diana Ross Events

JUNE 2017

FRANKIE VALLI June 23, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

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 Arfena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University



APRIL 2017

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


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

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



MARCH 2017

THE SPINNERS March 5, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

THE SPINNERS March 3, 2017
Canyon Club, Agoura Hills



FEBRUARY 2017

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


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



JANUARY 2017

KEITH SWEAT

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Wed, Jan 18, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Thu, Jan 19, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Fri, Jan 20, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Tue, Jan 24, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Wed, Jan 25, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Thu, Jan 26, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Fri, Jan 27, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Sat, Jan 28, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Wed, Feb 1, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Thu, Feb 2, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Fri, Feb 3, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo
Sat, Feb 4, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - Flamingo


JODY WATLEY January 28, 2017
Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded
The Roxy Theatre 9009 West Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood

BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA January 27, 2017
Kelly Bowlin and The Orphans at Coach House SJC


R&B Festival
SWB, JODECI, EN VOGUE January 21, 2017
2nd Annual R&B Rewind Fest
Black Street, Jon B., Shai
Microsoft Theater 777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles, CA 90015
800-928-2181

It's a Motown Thang
IT'S A MOTOWN THANG January 21, 2017
Starring ALPHONSE FRANKLIN Former Lead of The MIRACLES
With Jimmy Sterling Experience: Temptations Tribute
American Legion 1401 Veterans Way, Colton, Ca
Show information 909.648.7754

JD HALL January 20, 2017
JD Hall & The Barry White Symphony Orchestra
Keeping His Legacy Avlive !
Byblos 1964 Westwood Blvd., Los Angles 90025

MORRIS DAY AND THE TIME January 20, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

NEIL SEDAKA January 14, 2017
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills


DECEMBER 2016

LIL' WILLIE G. December 31, 2016
New Years Eve with Mr. Willie G
THE VOICE OF THEE MIDNITERS
Special guest Tierra Quiet Canyon, Montebello Ballroom, Montebello

LOS LOBOS December 31, 2016
The Coachhouse, SJC

GEORGE CLINTON December 30, 2016
Georhe Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Mardi Gras Madness Tour
Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas

JEFFREY OSBORNE Dec 31 2016
New Years Eve show with Jeffrey Osborne
Hyatt Regency Huntining Beach CA

The Supremes
THE SUPREMES December 20, 2016
Former Ladies of The Supremes
6725 West Sunset Blvd., Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood
Tickets for The Supremes 323.466.2210

PONCHO SANCHEZ December 18, 2016
Coach House, SJC

VALERIE SIMPSON December 18, 2016
Dave Koz, Joanathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore
Balboa theatre, San Diego

DONNY OSMOND Dec 18, 2016
Special guest Marie Osmond
Pechanga Casino

TOWER OF POWER December 17, 2016
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

TOWER OF POWER December 16, 2016
Rose Pasadena

Valerie Simpson
VALERIE SIMPSON December 16, 17, 2016
Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2016
Special guest Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore, Dave Koz
Cerritos Center Of The Performing Arts, Cerritos

BIG DADDY KANE December 15
Live the Kane Tour at Observatory Santa Ana on South Harbor

PAUL ANKA Dec 11, 2016
Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills

Puff Puff Pass Tour
SNOOP DOGG, TOO SHORT December 10, 2016
Puff Puff Pass Tour 2016
Warren G., Eastsidaz, Bone Thuggs-N-Harmony
Microsoft Theatre aka Nokia Theatre
Downtown Los Angeles, 800.928.2181

PAUL ANKA December 10 & 11, 2016
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills


Mary Wilson of The Supremes

MARY WILSON December 10, 2016
Legends of R&B and Doo Wop
MARY WILSON OF THE SUPREMES
Special guest EDDIE HOLMAN <
Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Original Tymes
HAROLD WINLEY AND THE CLOVERS
Highland Auditorium, Upland, CA
Tickets 888.718.4253, AffordableMusicProductions.com
MELBA MOORE Dec 9, 10, 2016
Catalina Jazz Club Hollywood 323.466.2210

MARY J. BLIGE December 6, 2016
Special guest MAXWELL, RO JAMES
Los Angeles Forum

Miss Brenda Lee
BRENDA LEE Dec 5, 2016
Golden Nugget Las Vegas

Lil Willie G., Tierra
CHICANO SOUL LEGENDS December 3, 2016
LIL WILLIE G., THEE MIDNITERS, TIERRA, RENE RENE
Joe Bataan, Rene Rene, The Notations, El Chicano, Joe Bravo
Special Guest SUNNY OZUNA of SUNNY AND THE SUNLINERS
The Honda Theatre, Anaheim, CA 800.745.3000
Photo: Manuel Esparza Spookey/Chicano Magazine (c) 2016

GEORGE BENSON December 3, 2016
Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

QUEEN LATIFAH December 2, 2016
Harrah's Rincon Casino, SoCal

FREESTYLE EXPLOSION December 2, 2016
S.O.S. BAND, KYLMAXX, READY FOR THE WORLD
Honda Center Anaheim, CA



NOVEMBER 2016

LISA LISA Nov 30, 2016
House of Blues San Diego

BRENDA LEE EAGER November 27, 2016
GRACE, LIFE LOVE LAUGHTER
Starring BRENDA LEE EAGER November 27, 2016
Barbara Morrison Theatre 4305 Denan Avenue, L.A. 90008
Legendary soul star of UNDERSTANDING MELLOW w/Jerry Butler

LIL' WILLIE G. November 26, 2016
The Voice of Thee Midniters
Legendary Super Soul Chicano Legend
Santa Fe Springs Swamp Meet 12 PM & 5PM


Edna Wright
EDNA WRIGHT November 25, 2016
Superstar Original Leadsinger of Honey Cone
"One Monkey" "Stick Up" "Want Ads"
Vitellos The E Spot 4349 Tujunga Avenue, Studio City
818.769.0905 www.vitellosrestaurant.com

Jessica & Anita
JESSICIA WILLIAMS, ANITA WARD November 23, 2016
The Quiet Canyon, Montebello

STEVE SALAS November 20, 2016
Latin Soul Legends with Hank Castro
A MI Hacienda Restaurant in Pico Rivera 3PM - 8PM

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN November 19, 2016
Cerritos Center for The Performing Arts
Cerritos, CA 562.916.8500

MANA Nov 12, 13, 2016
Forum in Los Angeles

PONCHO SANCHEZ Nov 4, 5, 2016
Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood 323.466.2210




OCTOBER 2016

LIL WILLIE G October 22, 2016
Special guest Pancho Sanchez
The Quiet Canyon, Montebello

OLETA ADAMS Oct 21 thru 23, 2016
Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood 323.466.2210

Smokey Robinson

SMOKEY ROBINSON Oct 15, 2016
Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA

SMOKEY ROBINSON October 14, 2016
The Rose Pasadena

SMOKEY ROBINSON October 13, 2016
Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, CA

ROBERTA FLACK October 7, 2016
Cerritos Center for The Performing Arts
Cerritos, CA 562.916.8500

EVELYN CHAMPAIGN KING Oct 7
Special guest Brenton Wood, Rose Royce
Casino Pauma Pavilion

BAD BOY FAMILY REUNION Oct 6, 2016
Puff Daddy, Lil Kim, Faith Evans & more
Aztec Bowl San Diego State University

JOE BATAAN October 2, 2016
Original Mikes, Santa Ana

VICKI CARR October 1, 2016
Cerritos Center for The Performing Arts
Cerritos, CA 562.916.8500


SHOWS & EVENTS
Shows & Events


CHICANO MAGAZINE LOWRIDER CARSHOW CALENDER 2016
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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
Email your shows/gigs at chicanomagazine@aol.com

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

Visit www.originalmikes.com

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

LIVE ON STAGE

August 14, 2016 ... Sangria
August 28, 2016 ... Suave
September 4, 2016 ... Sangria
September 17, 2016 ... Everyday People - Tribute to Sly & Family Stone
September 18, 2016 ... The Reel Band
September 24, 2016 ... The Wiseguys
September 25, 2016 ... Suave

October 2, 2016 ... Sangria
October 9, 2016 ... LRS/Xposure
October 16, 2016 ... Tease
October 22, 2016 ... Tierra
October 23, 2016 ... BB Wolf
October 30, 2016 ... 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.




DJ AL DJ AL

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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