JULLY BLACK: LIVE IN MARKHAM [Mar. 1, 2014]
by Darling Nicky
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Markham, Ontario, February 12, 2014
“Canada’s Queen of R&B” Jully Black has brought tens of thousands of people to their feet in venues around the world and has received extraordinary reviews from critics and fans alike. True to form she recently sold out two shows at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and is heading to Flato Markham Theatre on Saturday, March 1 at 8 p.m.
From opening for Kanye West to being hand-picked to perform for the Queen, Jully Black has perfected her explosive live performance that showcases her unique and powerful voice as well as her ability to engage audiences of all ages and backgrounds. She has won multiple Juno awards, penned songs for Nas and Destiny’s Child, and performed alongside Elton John, Etta James, Jay-Z, Sean Paul, and Alicia Keys. Her eagerly anticipated forthcoming album, “Made In Canada”, produced by Atlanta’s YoungPete Alexander, has been described as “The New Motown Sound” with songs that span the music genre spectrum, incorporating elements of soul, R&B and reggae.
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 8 PM
Address: 171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham
Flato Markham Theatre is a jewel in the crown of the Markham community located only 30 minutes from the downtown core. The intimate, 527-seat, state-of-the-art performance facility provides patrons with unforgettable access to a host of internationally acclaimed artists and productions through its annual Diamond Series Season presented by Weins Canada. Illuminating the central theme that live arts in Markham matters, the season features the best of classical, jazz, world music, dance, comedy, pop artists, and family entertainment. Flexible ticket package options, student discounts (EYE GO to the Arts/UGO) and complimentary parking are available on site.
The Season Media Sponsor is the Markham Economist & Sun. Media Partners also include: Asian Television Network (ATN), Rogers TV, Today Commercial News, York Media Group, MacCil Marketing, JAZZ.FM91, AM740, Classical 96.3FM, The Jewel 88.5FM, Durham Radio, Wave.FM, Fairchild Radio AM 1430.