About Mary J. Blige
Mary Jane Blige is an American R&B, soul, and hip hop soul singer, songwriter, occasional rapper, record producer, actress, and hip hop icon who has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and over 5 million singles world wide. She is widely known as the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul”, and has also received over twenty-six Grammy Award nominations for her works, winning six. Early in her career, Blige’s highly personal songs and gritty voice earned her comparisons to earlier soul singers such as Chaka Khan and Aretha Franklin; however her artistic evolution and commercial success throughout the years has seen her exert her own influence over a new generation of artists. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Mary J. Blige is one of the top 15 best selling female artists in music history. In 2007, Mary J. Blige received eight Grammy Award nominations for her seventh album, The Breakthrough, winning three.
Saturday’s Trey Anastasio Band concert at The Wiltern in Los Angeles included the debut of a new original entitled “All Pretending” and a cover of “Over The Rainbow” from ‘The Wizard Of Oz.’
Umphrey’s McGee concluded a two-night stand at the Beacon Theatre in New York City with a show that included a debut cover of “Limelight” by Rush, guest spots from NYC scene fixtures Mike Stern and Leni Stern and much more.
Billy Strings paid tribute to Jerry Garcia at one of the Grateful Dead guitarist’s favorite haunts, The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.
Wilco finally changed up their ‘Ode To Joy’-heavy setlist plan for the first night of their inaugural Sky Blue Sky destination event in Mexico on Saturday.
Dead & Company resumed their three-night Playing In The Sand 2020 run at the Moon Palace in Cancun, Mexico, which included a monster second set.