LOOK: Stevie Wonder and Rickey Minor Take Over the Hollywood Bowl For Some ‘Global Soul’
By Staff on July 22, 2011
This weekend, the Hollywood Bowl is proud to present the event Global Soul with musical director Rickey Minor (American Idol, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno), Stevie Wonder and special guests. Hosted by Garth Trinidad, guests will be taken on a tour of soul sounds across cultures, genres and generations. The night will also have special guest artists Sharon Jones, Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Rocky Dawuni, Mia Doi Todd, Ceci Bastida, Bombino, Charles Bradley, and The Soul Seekers performing for the 40th-anniversary tribute to Marvin Gaye’s classic album, What’s Going On. Other acts include the YOLA EXPO Center Youth Orchestra program comprised of children from more than 60 schools in its five-mile radius of the first site of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) located in South LA.
To purchase tickets for the Global Soul event, visit Here. For more information on this season's events, visit the Hollywood Bowl online.
In honor of the 40th-anniversary for Marvin Gaye's classic album, What's Going On, here is an excerpt from the DVD of some of Marvin's greatest live performances on TV and film, "Real Thing: In Performance 1964-1981,":
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