This dreadful snowy weather is finally packing its bags and heading out of town. With that said outings and gatherings will be a lot more enjoyable in the city. One place in particular; the historic Howard Theatre which is will be hosting some pretty exciting concerts and events this weekend.
Regina Belle she has lived her life and career with an integrity that has always been apparent in her music. After the chart-topping success of the traditional, foot-stomping record “God is Good” from her gospel debut, Love Forever Shines, Belle is prepared to take her integrity to another level with her newest gospel opus HIGHER (Pendulum Records/Walker Davis Entertainment).The lead single—“Make An Example Out Of Me”—is a pure and powerful testimony from Belle, who suffered from an illness recently that caused her to have two different surgeries and kept her from traveling for almost a year. Thankfully she is feeling much better nowadays and will be in concert this Friday, February 21st at 8:00pm (Doors open at 6:00pm) Tickets $39.50 - $75
New Orleans native PJ Morton, pioneer of “soulful pop” has been creating beautiful music years and has only just begun. Today the keyboardist/vocalist for superstar band Maroon 5 is simultaneously the newest solo act to join Young Money, PJ Morton found his balance, and the industry followed. PJ along with opening act Black Alley will be performing this Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM) Tickets $20.50 in advance, $24.50 day of show.
On any Sunday you can visit with the Harlem Gospel Choir and enjoy a soul food brunch at The Howard Theatre. Here the Choir brings its experience of the Black Church to the U Street district in a foot-stomping, hand-clapping show for fans from around the world. The homestyle all-you-can-eat Southern buffet is guaranteed to fill the hole in your soul, and the Choir's joyous performance will have you dancing on the stage. The world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir is the most renowned gospel choir in America and a preeminent gospel choir worldwide. It travels the globe, sharing the joy of faith through its music and raising funds for children's charities. The Choir was founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey, who got the idea for the Choir while attending a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Cotton Club in Harlem. The Choir presents the finest singers and musicians from Harlem's Black Churches and the New York/Tri-State area. Doors open at 11:30am and showtime is 1:00pm .Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 day of show.
For more info about these artists and concert as well as other events at The Howard Theatre please visit www.http://thehowardtheatre.com/