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Dallas singer, musician plans old school music celebration on Oct. 5, Oct. 6
Inclement weather won't dampen Quentin Moore's tribute to pioneers of black music
Moore announced the “Soul Extravaganza:
The upcoming show will feature some of Dallas’ and Fort Worth’s top singers and musicians covering some of the best soul, R&B, and pop sounds from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.
Also scheduled to perform are smooth jazz guitarist Michael Walker from Garland and multi-talented singer Angela Blair from Dallas.
Music from Aretha Franklin, the Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan, Al Green, Prince, Diana Ross, Curtis Mayfield, Frankie Beverly & Maze, and Michael Jackson is planned, Moore said. A tribute to Mayfield and Maze is on Moore’s playlist.
After the concert, an old-school dance party hosted by D.J. Tony Rojo will take place. Guests can enjoy Tex-Mex, drink specials all night long ($3 margaritas and domestics, $5 Wells), and free parking. Dress to impress, therefore, no tennis shoes or tall tees allowed.
Tickets are $15 presale and before 9 p.m. and $20 after 9 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit soulextra.com
In addition, Moore will headline a workshop, titled “Real Music for Kids,” to help the youth understand the roots of jazz, soul, and R&B. The event, scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Lue’isiana Po Boys, 1104 S. Elm St. in Carrollton, will feature a live performance from Moore and friends
“This is an awareness-type thing. The goal is to orientate them to live musicianship and inspire them to become musicians,” the Austin native said.
There will also be a question-and-
“Real Music for Kids” is free for children 17 and under and $10 for everyone else. For more information on either event, email qmooremusic@