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The Mother’s Day Concert with The Whispers & The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edward
Newark Symphony Hall
May 10th, 8:00PM
This Mother’s Day… take Mom to see The Whispers & The Temptations Review!
Sunday, May 10th make it a Mother’s Day to remember. Celebrate Mother’s Day with two legendary R&B acts… The Whispers and The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards performing at Newark Symphony Hall at 8pm.
About the Acts…
A veteran R&B quintet with an impressive legacy of hits, The Whispers celebrate more than 4 decades of beautiful, enduring music. As one of R&B music’s most beloved and consistently popular vocal groups, they began their legendary and timeless career in 1963, producing a string of hits over the last four decades. The group emerged as the leading romantic singers of their generation, racking up one gold album after another and charting numerous R&B hits.
Arguably the most celebrated R&B balladeers of their generation, The Whispers still make women swoon with their silky yet forceful tenors of twins Walter and Scotty. In the new millennium The Whispers still perform around the world to thousands of loyal fans. They have not made any personnel changes and the group still consists of Walter Scott, Wallace Scott, Nicholas Caldwell, and Leaveil Degree. The Whispers are one of only a few “old school” groups that can boast of having over 40 years in the industry with a worldwide fan base, maintaining their vocal dominance and original members. Their music has been heard on movie sound tracks such as “Waiting to Exhale” and “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” and they sang the title track on Jay Leno’s movie soundtrack “Collision Course”.
Over 40 years of R & B and pop favorites later, spanning more than 3 dozen albums, the group has achieved numerous honors and distinctions.
7 Gold Albums
2 Platinum Albums
12 Top Twenty Singles
40 Charted Hits Since 1970
Grammy Award Nominees
American Music Award Nominees
Soul Train Award Nominees
THE TEMPTATIONS REVIEW featuring DENNIS EDWARDS
The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards knows how to generate wonderful “Memories” as they entertain audiences around the globe. For more than 33 years Dennis Edwards, one of the last surviving members of the legendary group “The Temptations,” has been considered a giant in the music industry.
With the presence of Dennis Edwards, The Temptations enjoyed some of their most remarkable achievements. Beginning with a long string of # 1 Hit recordings, such as: Papa Was A Rollin’ Next to You, and many, many, more. Than, the first Grammy award was won by The Temptations, with Dennis Edwards as lead singer. Concurrently, this award was also the first for MOTOWN Records. The award launched a succession of awards that culminated in 14 (Fourteen) Gold Albums, 7 (Seven) Grammy nominations and 5 (Five) Grammy awards.
Dennis Edwards began with The Temptations as a very young man with a grand future. Today he is a versatile, and skilled, professional artist.
Utilizing his unique style, and smooth delivery, Dennis Edwards is known as one of the most influential singers in the history of Pop music. His 1989 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and his 1999 induction into the Alabama Hall of Fame confirm this fact. The sales of over 100,000,000 recordings move audiences across the generations.
SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS
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- January 18
The Sideman Sessions
- February 17
70’s Soul Jam Valentine’s Concert