Helen Reddy is one of the best known recording artists in the world with more than a dozen Top 40 hits including the iconic anthem "I Am Woman". Helen Reddy was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award, host her own Television show and have three #1 hits in the same year in the USA. As recently as 2011, Billboard Magazine named Reddy the #28 best adult contemporary artist of all time.
As a solo concert artist, she has played at New York's prestigious Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, as well as the Palladium and Royal Albert Hall in London.
Her career covers all facets of the entertainment industry including film, television and the theatrical stage. Her starring role in Disney's PETE'S DRAGON continues to delight younger generations. Her portrayal of Mrs Johnstone in BLOOD BROTHERS on Broadway was a great triumph which she repeated in the West End. Appearances in USA national tours of SHIRLEY VALENTINE, ANYTHING GOES, CALL ME MADAM, and THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD were also met with critical acclaim.
The lyrics Reddy penned for her feminist anthem "I Am Woman" are now featured in American history high school textbooks, as an example of the Women's Equality Movement for which she has been honoured with the 26 August being named Helen Reddy Day in Hollywood with the US Postal service creating a commemorative envelope in 2013 to celebrate.
You will not want to miss this rare opportunity to hear "I Am Woman", "Angie Baby" and "Delta Dawn" performed live by Reddy herself.
"Reddy's voice remains a magnificent instrument" Timesunion 2013
“Reddy grabbed her LA audience at the very top with "Stars" and held them spellbound throughout the hour-long set. In spite of an almost five minute standing ovation at the end, however, she chose not to return for an encore, leaving her fans literally begging for more.” Broadwayworld.com 2013
“Hopefully, this all too brief engagement is the signal of a rebirth for Helen Reddy, who, in spite of a ten year absence, is still a reigning superstar for throngs of fans.” Broadwayworld.com 2013
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Canadian author Vivek Shraya who will read from his book, God Loves Hair, a compilation of short stories following a tender, intellectual, and curious child as he navigates complex realms of sexuality, gender, racial politics, religion, and belonging.
6725 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, 90028
Justo Almario is a multitalented master saxophonist , flutist, clarinetist, composer, arranger and clinician, has a long list of distinguished accomplishments. His style is a fusion of Jazz, South American, and other world rhythms which are a reflection of his own elegant yet humble style. Mr. Almario’s mesmerizing sounds have been heard in Grammy-Award winning works such as Linda Ronstadt’s “Frenesi,” Placido Domingo’s “A Mi Alma Latina,” Luis Miguel’s “Romance,” Andrae Crouch’s “Mercy,” and Isreal Lopez Cachao’s “Master Sessions” & “Ahora Si;” as well as the Oscar-winning soundtracks from Happy Feet and Sideways.
Los Angeles, 90010
Patty Griffin (born Patricia Jean Griffin on March 16, 1964) is an American Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and musician. Known for her stripped-down songwriting style centered on the folk music genre, her songs have been covered by a host of musicians including Emmylou Harris, Ellis Paul, Rory Block, Dave Hause, and the Dixie Chicks.
In 2007, Griffin was the recipient of the Americana Music Association's "Artist of the Year" award and her album, Children Running Through, won for "Best Album".
In 2011, Griffin's album titled Downtown Church won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Since releasing their first album, 2005’s Washed In Blue, Drew & The Neighbors (Ellie Holcomb, Nathan Dugger, Rich Brinsfield) have established themselves as a formidable indie act, selling more than 75,000 records, playing more than 1,500 live dates, selling-out headline shows, and touring alongside such varied acts as The Avett Brothers, Ryan Adams, Los Lobos, NEEDTOBREATHE, Susan Tedeschi, North Mississippi Allstars, Marc Broussard, and more. Their songs have been used in countless television shows and commercials, most notably in TNT’s Emmy Award winning 2011 Christmas Day NBA Forever spot, which paired the song Live Forever with a mesmerizing montage of past and present NBA video footage.