*(Los Angeles, CA) -– GRAMMY®-winning R&B artist Thelma Houston will perform at the GRAMMY Museum®’s Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation and performance, moderated by Scott Goldman. An Evening With Thelma Houston will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015.
Perhaps best known for her number one international hit “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” Thelma Houston will share her inspirational journey that chronicles her illustrious career, by sharing intimate musical stories and behind-the-scenes adventures along with a very special acoustic performance, leading up to her iconic GRAMMY® Award–winning number one pop song “Don’t Leave Me This Way.”
On this magical occasion, Thelma will also receive a replacement Grammy GRAMMY Award since her original GRAMMY was broken in the Northridge, California earthquake in 1994.
After 50 years of performing, 23 albums, and winning a GRAMMY Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Houston continues to celebrate her long and outstanding career.
Pre-sale begins December 13, 2018, and tickets go on sale to the general public next Thursday, December 20, at noon PST.
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About Thelma Houston
After decades of chart-topping performances and 23 albums, GRAMMY® Award -winner Thelma Houston is still going strong.
This Motown Records’ artist, has claimed the top of the Pop, R&B and Dance charts with her high-powered rendition of “Don’t Leave Me This Way.” That Gold Record classic gave Thelma the distinction of being the first solo female artist at Motown to win the GRAMMY Award for “Best R&B Female Vocal Performance.”
Thelma was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in New York City, honored as an “Apollo Legend” on the syndicated hit TV show, Showtime at the Apollo, and performed at The Vatican for The Pope.
In January 2009, Thelma was asked to headline on of the main inauguration parties for President Barack Obama in Washington, DC. Thelma was honored to perform on the #1 rated television show in the USA, Fox’s American Idol, shortly after and opened up the finale of the hit summer show, NBC’s America’s Got Talent.
With appearances from Tokyo to Las Vegas to London and beyond, Thelma continues to bring audiences to their feet with her dynamic, energetic show. This Diva logs over 200 performances annually and the singer/songwriter is enjoying every moment of her success.
ABOUT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM
Established in 2008 as a partnership between the Recording Academy™ and AEG, the GRAMMY Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music. Paying tribute to our collective musical heritage, the Museum explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form—from the technology of the recording process to the legends who’ve made lasting marks on our cultural identity. In 2017, the Museum integrated with its sister organization, the GRAMMY Foundation®, to broaden the reach of its music education and preservation initiatives. As a unified organization, today, the GRAMMY Museum fulfills its mission of making music a valued and indelible part of our society through exhibits, education, grants, and public programming.
Edna Sims – ESP Public Relations