NEW. Jody Watley Windy City Times Interview

Check out my conversation with Jerry Nunn : Here

Jody Watley. Freestyle Festival Highlights

What an incredible night and experience at the legendary The Greek Theatre, on a beautiful summer night to a sold out audience.
As well, the concert at Sycuan Casino was also nothing but a party!

Here's some highlights taken from social media and my personal collection.

Intro

Outro fabulosity and words of wisdom – watch me walk out!

Sycuan Casino


Jody Watley Among 2017 Honorees of Black Music Honors Special.

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I’m absolutely thrilled to make this announcement.

Honoree Letter Black Music Honors:

On behalf of the Honoree selection committee for the Black Music Honors television special, we are pleased to notify you that we would like to honor Jody Watley with the prestigious R&B/Soul award on August 18, 2017 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tennessee otherwise known as Music City! The R&B/Soul award is presented to African American icons in the music industry that have made significant contributions in the shaping, building, and longevity of American Music.

Black Music Honors is a 2-hour musical honors special produced by Central City Productions, Inc. under the leadership of Don Jackson, with productions that include “Stellar Gospel Music Awards”, “Black College Quiz”, “Stellar Tribute to the Holidays”, and more. Black Music Honors was created to highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of those African Americans that have played a major role in shaping the Black music industry. By honoring Jody Watley, we will be able to show appreciation for the exceptional music she has created to enrich the world.

Industry greats that were honored at the inaugural taping include Dionne Warwick, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Staxx Records, Clarence Avant, and Big Daddy Kane. This 2-hour special will air in national broadcast syndication during the entire month of September 2017. We are a firm believer in teaching and preserving the foundation that has been laid for the future generation.

Ticket proceeds from this event will be donated to The National Museum of African American Music which was founded to recognize the many contributions African-American artists have made in shaping the soundtrack of American music. You can visit their website at http://nmaam.org. 

Congratulations to the other 2017 honorees:  Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Oleta Adams, and R&B Group Guy. The show will be hosted by Rickey Smiley.

 

Jody Watley. 80’s The The Sand Update.

Jody Watley Dont You Want Me 80sintheSand

You really don’t want to miss this!! A few special packages still available. For more infomation: 80’s In The Sand Website

Jody Watley featuring SRL. Poptastic Confessions Alameda County Fair Review

Jody Watley ft SRL Poptastic Confessions

“..it was really nice to hear the crowd sing along to The Mood our #1 song of 2016.. the show was amazing..The show was electrifying! We were grooving the entire night. A touching moment came right before the grand finale when Jody sang a stripped down version of her hit “Everything.” Jody showed off her powerful vocal range and had the crowd cheering throughout.”

Read the full recap:  Poptastic Confessions

Jody Watley and SRL. Maximum Impact at Alameda County Fair 

What a night! We performed to a packed amphitheater on a day that was sizzling temperature wise and with a tight band, dance squad and the dynamic SRL. featuring Nate Allen Smith and Rosero the heat only increased. It was a special night with everyone singing and dancing in the aisles – punctuated by fireworks at the conclusion of the concert. Thank you Alameda County Fair, the great staff and fabulous audience.

Jody Watley bringing hits, style, soul and passion

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After slaying the stage – a squad photo Jody Watley, SRL and dance squad.

Snippets : Have a look! ​



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Review by Dave Higdon Poptastic Confessions: Here

Up next:

July 21 Sycuan Casino, El Cajon CA

July 22 The Greek Theatre Los Angeles CA

August 5 Empire Plaza Albany, NY 6 PM

August 12 Northalsted Market Days Chicago IL

Sept 2 Yoshis Oakland – SRL. Bridges preview and celebrating 30  the Grammy winning debut Jody Watley possibly performing the full album (working on a new show just for Yoshi’s)

and More!

Jody Watley To Perform at Alameda County Fair.

July 8 at 8 PM. promises to be another exciting summer concert experience! This will be more of a hits themed show with music from my vast solo catalogue Hot 100, R&B and Dance Hits  as well as some choice cuts from my Shalamar days and joined by SRL.’s Nate Allen Smith and Rosero McCoy, we bring the heat and always sprinkle in something new and funky!


For info click : Here Tickets