Weekend Preview: A Celebration of Bill Withers–8/9

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A great (really!) group of artists will come together on Saturday to celebrate the songs of Bill Withers, the man behind such iconic songs such as Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone, Lovely Day and Lean on Me.  A partial list of performers includes

Angelique Kidjo, Nona Hendryx, The Swell Season, Corey
Glover, James “Blood” Ulmer, Sandra St. Victor, The Persuasions
, and Eric Mingus.

Saturday, August 9

7:00pm

Prospect Park Bandshell (Prospect Park West @ 9th Street)

Park Slope, Brooklyn

FREE!

More info at Celebrate Brooklyn.

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  1. ep August 10, 2008 at 18:22 #

    hey Rob,

    did you catch the show? a night of highs (Nona Hendryx, Corey Glover, Sandra St. Victor, and best of all, THE MAN himself joining Cornell Dupree for “Grandma’s Hands”) and lows (Howard Tate’s criminal assault on “Hope She’ll Be Happier”). but all in all, a lovely celebration of a brilliant songwriter.

    e.

  2. Rob Fields August 11, 2008 at 00:57 #

    No, Eric, unfortunately, I was out of town for the weekend. I’m sure, however, given the lineup, the highs were pretty high.

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