The Pompano Beach Department of Cultural Affairs is proud to announce the return of the Pompano Beach Arts musical series featuring virtuoso performances by award-winning, world-renowned vocal artists and musicians. For three months, starting in April, the Pompano Beach Cultural Center will be a source of world-class talent with various styles of popular music, including jazz, R&B, soul, disco and pop. Concerts featuring Carole J. Bufford, Evelyn “Champagne” King and The Motowners will all begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45. For more information, please visit www.pompanobeacharts.org
“This year, we are delighted that our audiences have the opportunity to enjoy these phenomenal concerts live,” said Phyllis Korab, of the Department of Cultural Affairs. “Although each concert showcases a different musical era, all of the performers share the same passion for delivering high-energy, hugely entertaining shows for their fans.”
Saturday April 9, 2022 | 8-9:30 p.m. | $45
Carole J. Bufford
To honor International Jazz Day, New York-style cabaret singer Carole J. Bufford performs ROAR! jazz age music, featuring classics from the Jazz Age songbook made famous by Sophie Tucker, Louis Armstrong, Al Jolson, Fats Waller and many more. Recipient of the Nightlife, Bistro and Broadway World Awards for Outstanding Vocalist, Carole has become one of the most sought-after young performers on the American jazz and cabaret scene. Swing with Carole as she travels to a time when flappers, vampires, and sheikhs bobbed in gin joints as great social and political change swirled around them.
Saturday May 21, 2022 | 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | $45
Evelyne “Champagne” King
This American singer, songwriter and record producer is best known for her hit single disco Single “Shamewhich was released in 1977 at the height of disco’s popularity. Evelyn “Champagne” King went on to place fourteen more singles on the R&B Top 20 list. Some of her other hits include “I’m in love,” “love goes down” and “Your personal touch.” King is a spirited soul-R&B-disco artist who continues to delight audiences with her funk, musicianship and prodigious voice. Join us for an evening of hits that will have you dancing in the aisles!
Saturday June 11, 2022 | 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | $45
Celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month and relive the glory years of Detroit’s sound with an incredible concert by The Motowners. Songs from this era will never lose their appeal, and this band faithfully recreates the smash hits of The Temptations, The Four Tops, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and many more.
This unique, family-friendly show has been an audience favorite since its inception in 2005, with a classic group sound and an approach that always pleases audiences.
The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is located at 50 Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach. For more information, visit https://www.pompanobeacharts.org.