Ledisi: The Intimate Truth Tour
Ledisi: The Intimate Truth Tour
Performing: 03/19/2015 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ledisi Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Thursday March 19th, 2015, Ledisi is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Grammy nominated powerhouse and Verve Records artist Ledisi is excited to announce the release of her new project The Intimate Truth, which is set to hit stores on January 20. This seven song EP will feature acoustic performances from her latest full-length album The Truth (March 2014). Fans can pre-order (digital) the album today via iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon.
Ledisi is also beaming from her recent Grammy nomination for new single “Like This” in the Best R&B Performance category. Fans can view the 57th annual Grammy Awards on CBS on February 8th at 8pm ET.
Furthermore, Ledisi will be hitting the road again for “The Intimate Truth Tour”. The 20+city tour will kick off in Los Angeles, February 27 at Club Nokia. The tour will cut across the U.S hitting major markets including Houston (Bayou Music Center), Chicago (Portage Theatre), Cleveland (HOB), St. Louis (The Pageant), Memphis (Orpheum Theatre), Boston (Wilbur Theatre), Newark (NJPAC) and will conclude in Atlanta on March 29 at Symphony Hall. Opening up for Ledisi will be Raheem DeVaughn and Leela James. Check your local markets for more information on purchasing tickets.
To add to her excitement, Ledisi will be playing the legendary Mahalia Jackson in the upcoming Paramount movie Selma, which is one of the most anticipated movies for the holiday season. Selma is the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The film also stars Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Cuba Gooding Jr., Common, Dylan Baker and more.
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Thursday, March 19th, 2015 – 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District. The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.