With a six-decade career, Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor, and activist. He continues to thrive as a relevant and progressive musical and cultural force. In recent years, he has delivered more than a dozen new albums, released a Top 10 New York Times’ bestsellers book, again headlined Farm Aid, an event he co-founded in 1985, and was honored by the Library of Congress with their Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. He has also received his 5th degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul, headlined the annual Luck Reunion food and music festival during SXSW, launched his cannabis companies “Willie’s Reserve” and “Willie’s Remedy,” and graced the covers of Rolling Stone and AARP The Magazine. For 2019, he released “Ride Me Back Home,” a new studio album that captures a reflective upbeat journey through life, love, and time’s inescapable rhythms viewed from Willie’s inimitable perspective. The title song is currently nominated for a GRAMMY Award for Best Country Solo Performance. These new songs and performances add to his classic catalog, and finds Willie Nelson rolling at a creative peak, writing and singing and playing with the seasoned wit and wisdom that comes from the road, which he still travels along performing for fans. More information on Willie Nelson is available at http://clubluck.willienelson.com.
For more than three decades, Hotel California has touched the hearts of fans all over the world, by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles. Concert-goers can see how a spirited blend of originality and the pursuit of excellence have taken Hotel California to a level of international recognition normally reserved only for gold and platinum recording artists.
This dynamic, highly acclaimed show incorporates their very own world renowned vocal harmony, and authentic instrumentation, including all specialty instruments in a stage spectacle that is both modern and exciting. Each concert presents an exciting, showcase of The Eagles megahits such as “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight,” and of course “Hotel California,” as well as selected titles from the solo works of Don Henley, Glen Frey, and Joe Walsh. The magic and mystique of this truly timeless music is as powerful as it is captivating. Guests can join Hotel California on a trip down a dark desert highway, feel the cool wind in their hair, and experience Grammy award winning sounds. More information on Hotel California is available at http://www.hotelcal.com/
David Feherty is a former professional golfer on the European Tour and PGA Tour, and now works as a writer and broadcaster with NBC Sports and the Golf Channel. He started playing professional golf in 1976 and spent most of his playing career in Europe, where he won five times and finished in the top ten twice in the European Tour’s Order of Merit, placing tenth in 1989 and eighth in 1990. He spent 1994 and 1995 playing mainly on the PGA Tour in the United States, and the best result on the tour was a second place finish at the 1994 New England Classic. David represented Ireland in international competition and captained the victorious 1990 Alfred Dunhill Cup team and played for Europe on the 1991 Ryder Cup team.
In 1997, David retired from the tours and became an on-course reporter and golf analyst. The first episode of “Feherty” debuted in 2011 as the most-watched premiere for an original series in Golf Channel history. Over the span of five seasons, David has welcomed a variety of guests on his show, including golf-loving personalities like former President Bill Clinton, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, five-time NBA MVP Bill Russell, comedic genius Larry David, actors Samuel L. Jackson and Don Cheadle. In 2014, David was nominated for a 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host.
In 2014, David decided to take his act on the road and travel across North America for his new live show Feherty Off Tour. His cutting edge style is full of great stories from behind the scenes, a show you don’t want to miss. More information on David Feherty is available at www.fehertyofftour.com.
Celebrating his 64th year in the music industry, legendary singer Johnny Mathis is Columbia Records’ longest-signed artist. A sublime vocalist whose approach to pop music eclipses passing fads and trends, Mathis has performed songs in an incredible variety of styles and categories, from music composed for stage and film to golden era jazz standards, contemporary pop hits, and holiday music, all of which has assured his reputation as one of the most enduring vocalists in music history.
Best-known for his supremely popular hits like “Chances Are," "It's Not For Me To Say," and "Misty,” Mathis has recorded close to 80 albums, six Christmas albums, and has sold millions of records worldwide. During his extensive career he has had three songs inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, achieved 50 Hits on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary Chart, and ranks as the all-time number six album artist in the history of Billboard’s pop album charts. He has received five Grammy Nominations, and in 2003 he was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. More information on Johnny Mathis is available at www.johnnymathis.com.
For nearly 60 years, The Temptations have reigned as one of popular music’s most beloved and successful groups worldwide. Billboard named the group this past month, one of the “125 Greatest of All Time Artists,” and in 2017 lauded them as the Number One R&B/Hip Hop Artists of All Time. The Temptations rose to the top of the charts with 16 Number One R&B albums and 43 Top Ten R&B hit songs across four decades, including 14 Number One singles. Their hits “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” and “Get Ready” are timeless, iconic classics, while the group’s later forays into funk and psychedelia, including “Cloud Nine” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” are just as influential. The group is one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999, and into the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame in 2013.
Currently the subject of a smash hit Broadway musical, “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” which won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography, the Temptations have won four Grammy Awards, including being honored with the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2013. In November, the Broadway Musical, “Ain’t Too Proud,” with the Grammy-winning Temptations’ music, was nominated for a Grammy Award in the “Best Musical Theater Album” category and the Awards category will be held in January 2020. Also, for the 2019 holiday season, Universal Music Enterprises just released in the market a first-of-its-kind, animated video featuring the Temptations’ “Silent Night,” one of the popular holiday songs of all time. The Temptations will mark their 60th Anniversary next year with an international concert tour. The Temptations are: Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, and Willie Greene. More information on The Temptations is available at http://www.temptationsofficial.com.