Jody Watley Confirmed Concerts Update.

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Jody Watley Art by Shawn West.

Jody Watley, multi-platinum singer/songwriter/producer/independent label owner and style icon is one of the architects of 21st century Pop/R&B/Dance music.

From her groundbreaking marriage of rap & R&B (1987’s “Friends,” a collaboration with hip-hop legends Eric B. & Rakim) to her vision-forward marriage of high fashion, street fashion and music in the ‘80s (long before it became the norm), to her fusion of jazz and underground club culture with keen pop instincts, and the ease with which she crossed and still crosses genre, Watley forged the template that is now everybody’s playbook.

Listed as one of Billboard Magazine’s Top Female Artists and Top Dance Artists of All Time in 2018; Winner of the Best New Artist Grammy in 1987, Jody Watley’s entire career has been about looking forward, drawing inspiration from personal heroes and iconoclasts always ten steps ahead of the pack since her days as the original female lead and sound of the group Shalamar. The Chicago native’s eclectic repertoire – R&B, hip-hop, House, jazz, pop, drum & bass, ambient, spoken-word – is built on a positive vision and a strong taste for artistic and aesthetic risk. The Jody Watley concert experience is an energetic thoughtful music journey in any format from the full comprehensive concert, pop freestyle, 80’s, 90’s, intimate jazz, love and soul, to her Shalamar disco funk days to the new UK hits with SRL..there’s something for everyone depending on the configuration and event.”

Upcoming:

January 26 – Microsoft Theater Los Angeles 80’s Weekend #7 with OMD, The Bangles, Bananarama and more: Tickets

March 9 – Philadelphia, Keswick Theater (opener for Tony Toni Tony) : Tickets

March 23 – Pala Jam, Pala Resort and Casino with The S.O.S Band and Evelyn “Champagne” King : Tickets

April 19 – London, Under The Bridge : Tickets

April 20 – An Evening With Presents Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded : Tickets

April 27 – Freestyle Festival 15 Anniversary with Taylor Dayne, Lisa Lisa and more : Tickets and Info

More dates TBA

Jody Watley – It’s In The Music

Like A Holiday in included on this soulful show: Bernie O’Brien Radio Warrington U.K.

Listen to this goodness:

Here’s the playlist
Ashford & Simpson, It seems to hang on (Alex Di Cio Re-Edit)
Kashif, Help yourself to my love
Howard Johnson, Stand Up
Keni Burke, Rising to the top
Sunfire, Young free & Single
Bar-Kays, Open up your heart
Johnnie Taylor, I could never be President
Ericka Yancy, So Good
George Benson, When love comes calling
Al Di Meola, Roller Jubilee
Jermaine Robbins, What you want
L A Young, No one can love you more
Reelsoul feat Rose Windross, We are one
Agapesoul, Kite
Kathy Kosins, Musta put the Voodoo on me (Opolpo Mix)
Darien Dean, Hard 2 put words 2 it
Chelsea Wilson, Real Love
Tilly Grace, Ghetto Superstar
Cool Million, Save your love for me (Album Mix)
Latoiya Williams, One Call
Jody Watley, Like a holiday (Alex Di Cio Mix)
Joseph Malik, Love Bound (Wallace & Morris North Street Remix
The Sound Principle, Heartbreaking
Daisy Hicks, When I’m gone

In Case You Missed It: The Wayne Boucaud Show, Black in 3D Jody Watley Tribute

The David White Show : BBC Essex Selection of Jody Watley House Mixes

 

Current  2018 Music Releases Available at digital outlets and streaming services.

Jody Watley – Like A Holiday (Alex Di Cio’ Remix)

Jody Watley & SRL. – The Passion (Brian Power Remix)

Jody Watley & SRL – The Passion (Alex Di Cio Mix)

Jody Watley & SRL – The Mood (Alex Di Cio Mix)

Jody Watley Wattage Thought of The Day. Possibilities.

Just Added. Jody Watley Microsoft Theater with The Bangles, Bananarama and More

A few Jody Watley solo classics for this one! Be there, January 29, 2019 Microsoft Theater – get your tickets before it sells out.

It’s a blessing to continue to make new music and a blessing to have classic hits too!

Just Added. Jody Watley Special Appearance Disco Inferno Anniversary Celebration

I’ll be making a special appearance at this 6th Anniversary Disco Inferno – singing a couple of my Shalamar disco classics only December 29, 2018 Resort World Casino in Jamaica, NY.

Tickets just went on sale and won’t break the bank so you can keep taking your coins to the bank. Disco Inferno Tickets

Get your crimping irons, platforms and sequins ready for this unique themed experience!

Jody Watley and Squad -Taste of Soul Los Angeles

Jody Watley and SRL no KG Band TOS

Jody Watley with band and sqaud backstage Taste of Soul LA 2018 before taking the stage.  (Clarissa McElroy, Naz Chambi, Roland Hamilton, Rosero McCoy, Jody Watley, Nate Allen Smith, Keith Eaddy, John Gregory, Lizz Watts) not pictured Kerry Griffin. Photography by Tyler Miles.

Jody Watley Epic 3 Part Interview on Mi-Soul Radio With Mike Vitti

One of the most comprehensive interviews I’ve ever done. You really must listen to this..history,  first time onstage with my Godfather Jackie Wilson,Soul Train, Shalamar, aspects of my solo career moving up through to the current new music. Mike Vitti was masterful with the questions, knowledge as well as weaving a tapestry of quality music spanning decades.

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Listen: Jody Watley Interview w Mike Vitti Mi Soul Radio The Funky Nation

 

UPDATE:: To those outside of the UK here are the individual shows without restriction: