2010-11 nostalgia concert series
The 2010-11 Nostalgia Concert Series includes KC & The Sunshine Band, Diamond Rio and Robert Lee Smith & The Original Tams and Craig Woolard Band.
All dates and artists subject to change due to availability.
KC & The Sunshine Band
With sales of over 75 million records, nine Grammy nominations, three Grammy Awards and The American Music Award, KC and the Sunshine Band are one of the seminal forces in pop. The group pioneered an original funk style that continues to delight old fans and attract new ones into the millennium.
Hits like Get Down Tonight, That's the Way (I Like It) and Shake Your Booty established KC as a mover and shaker in the music business. Along with the Beatles, KC is the only artist to have four number one singles in the span of a year: Boogie Shoes, Get Down Tonight, That's the Way I Like It, and Rock Your Baby.
Sponsored by Lumbee Guaranty Bank
Teachable Moments: 1970’s Disco and Funk, 1970’s Fashion, and the evolution of the platform shoe.
A Diamond Rio Christmas
Kick off the holidays with Country Music Award Winner Diamond Rio as they perform “A Diamond Rio Christmas”. Diamond Rio has released seven studio albums, two greatest hits collections and “A Diamond Rio Christmas: The Star Still Shines,” a 2007 holiday album that marked their debut with Word Records. The band has earned three platinum albums and won the Country Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year award four times as well as netting two Academy of Country Music Awards in the top Vocal Group of the Year category.
When they debuted in 1991 with the hit “Meet in the Middle,” Diamond Rio became the first group in the history of country music to have a debut single reach No. 1. They continued to place 32 more singles on the Billboard chart, including “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “Norma Jean Riley,” “Beautiful Mess” and “Love a Little Stronger.”
For longtime Diamond Rio fans wondering why their favorite country band decided to record a Christian record, the answer lies in the music. As the lyric from “The Reason” illustrates, this was no casual decision, but a cherished opportunity by a group of believers looking to share their faith and celebrate God’s grace and mercy
Sponsored by Robeson County Administration
Teachable Moments: Evolution of country music. How country music and gospel music lines sometimes cross.
Robert Lee Smith & The Original Tams
and the Craig Woolard Band
Put on your dancing shoes as Robert Lee Smith & The Original Tams and the Craig Woodard Band get you warmed up for beach. Robert Lee Smith & The Original Tams, still playing to sell out crowds around the world, have recorded 10 albums and have been performing for 38 years. They have a string of hits including "What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am", which reached #6 on Billboard. "Lied To Your Daddy", "Hey Girl Don't Bother Me" "Laugh It Off" and "Be Young, "Be Foolish, Be Happy".
Along with TWO gold records, Robert Lee Smith & The Original Tams have received these awards: 1988 Beach Group of the Decade 1989 Black History Award from Southern Bell 1991 A. S. E. Pioneer Award 1992 Inducted into Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2001 Inducted into South Carolina R&B Beach Music Hall of Fame Robert Lee Smith is the last surviving member of the original Tams.
Cammy Award Winner, Craig Woolard is one of the most loved entertainers in Beach Music today. A veteran of the music industry since he was 14 years old, Craig performed at President Clinton's inauguration and appeared on stage with famous groups as The Four Tops, The Temptations, the Beach Boys, Percy Sledge, Archie Bell, and Alabama. .
He won Entertainer of the Year and Best Duo for “Cruisin’” with Marsha Handcock . His #1 Beach Music mega-hit, “Love Don’t Come No Stronger” (Than Yours or Mine) has become more than just another Beach hit.
Sponsored by Pates Supply Company
Teachable Moments: Beach music in the Carolinas.
*$20 seats for each show may be limited visibility (obstructed view), depending on the set up of the stage for each individual show and this is not determined until the stage is set day of show. These seats are in sections 1, 5, 6 & 14.
Updated: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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