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Date:
January 19, 2019
Time:
8:00 PM
Location:
Sunrise Theatre
Address:
117 S Second Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Contact:
Box Office 772.461.4775
Cost:
Tickets from $39
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The Music of Sam Cooke – The King of Soul Starring Bradd Marquis

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Sam Cooke became the most important Soul singer in history. He was also the inventor of soul music and the most popular and beloved performer of his time. Cooke bridged the gap between black and white audiences and crossed generations. He is commonly known as The King of Soul for his distinctive vocal abilities and influence on the modern world of music. Sam Cooke appealed to everyone. He pioneered soul by melding elements of R&B, Gospel and Pop into a sound that was new and still coalescing at the time. His pioneering contributions to soul music led to the rise of Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and popularized the likes of Otis Redding and James Brown. This world premiere concert features the greatest hits from the Legend of Soul including You Send Me, Only Sixteen, Cupid, Chain Gang, Twistin the Night Away, A Change is Gonna Come, Wonderful World to name a few.

The Music of Sam Cooke