The Citi Performing Arts Center-Wang Theatre in Boston will play host to numerous talented acts to close out 2009. Aretha Franklin will be making her way to center stage on October 17th. The legendary R&B singer has won a total of 20 Grammy Awards. She became the first female artist ever to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Franklin is best known for her #1 hits “Respect,” and “I knew You Were Waiting (For Me).”
David Gray will perform at the Wang soon after on October 23rd. Gray’s most popular album “White Ladder” Features the songs “This Year’s Love,” “Babylon,” and “Sail Away.” His newest album “Draw the Line” was just recently released this September. A day later the venue will showcase the talents of Beatles tribute band The Fab Faux.
Ray LaMontagne will be headlining the following week on November 4th. Ray first reached mainstream success when his 2004 album “Trouble” moved up to the #5 spot on the UK charts in 2006. His latest album “Gossip in the Grain” can be heard in the hit movie “I Love You Man.”
More Events Listed Below!
John Prine & Patty Griffin – November 6th
Frankie Valli – November 7th
Rob Thomas – November 9th
Don Henley – November 11th
Bob Dylan – November 13th-15th
Pixies – November 27th-28th
101 Dalmatians Musical – December 23rd-27th