Mother’s Day Music Festival with Charlie Wilson, Patti LaBelle and Johnny Gill at Boardwalk Hall, May 12, 2012
For the fourth year in a row Platinum Productions, LLC presents its Mother’s Day Music Festival at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The concert is the main event to what has become the most talked about festival of the year. This year our artist line-up includes the industry’s most dynamic and vibrant performers of the last few decades; Charlie Wilson, Patti LaBelle and Johnny Gill. The show begins at 7:30 PM and tickets are priced at $95, $80, $65, and $45. Tickets are available now, and can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-736-1420 or at www.ticketmaster.com. More information about this monumental event and the other events for the weekend please visit www.ppshows.com or call 267-202-5260.
Legendary Patti LaBelle, has spent over 50 years in the music industry, 16 years as the lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebells, which changed their name to LaBelle in the early 1970s. Their most popular song was the iconic disco song, “Lady Marmalade”. LaBelle started her solo career after the group disbanded in 1977 and went on to release solo hits “On My Own”, “If Only You Knew”, “If You Ask Me To” and “New Attitude”. Ms. LaBelle is not only a magnificent singer; she is also an accomplished actress of TV, movies and stage. The energy she brings to her performances is incredible, and has been so for decades.
Charlie Wilson was the lead singer for the Gap Band and sang on four number one R&B hits: “Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)”, “Early in the Morning,” “Outstanding,” and “Addicted to Your Love”. After a long hiatus, Wilson returned in 2000 with Bridging the Gap, issued by Intersscope. This album became an R& B hit and brushed the Top 200
album charts as well. In 2005 LP Charlie, Last Name Wilson hit the Top
Ten thanks to the success of the title track and “Magic.” Uncle Charlie followed in 2009 and Just Charlie released in 2010.
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Johnny Gill began his recording career in 1983 when he released his debut solo featuring the hit “Super Love”. Gill teamed up with childhood friend Stacy Lattisaw for a duet album which featured their first hit together, “Perfect Combination.” He began a new chapter in his career in 1987 when he joined New Edition. With Gill as one of the lead singers they released the album Heart Break, with songs such as “Can You Stand The Rain,” “N.E. Heartbreak,” “If It Isn’t Love,” and “Boys To Men.” He released a second self titled album in 1990 which included the hits “My, My, My,” “Rub You the Right Way,” “Fairweather Friend” and “”Wrap My Body Tight”. In 1993 he released another solo project Provocative, which included the song “Quite Time to Play.” And 199, Gill released “Let‘s Get the Mood Right. In 1996, he collaborated with the Late Gerald Levert and Keith Seat to form the super group LSG (Levert/Sweat/Gill) which resulted in the multi platinum debut album, Levert-Sweat-Gill, and a follow up album in 2003 entitled LSG2. On October 11, 2011, Johnny Gill released his sixth studio album called still waiting, which is his first album in 15 years. The first single off the album is called “In The Mood.
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