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  • Street Naming and ‘Chaka Khan Day’ Celebration Set for Chicago

    Jun 22, 13 by PJ 1 Comment


    *Ten-time GRAMMY® Award winner Chaka Khan will be honored for her stellar 40-year career in music and entertainment in the place where it all began—Chicago, Illinois. Chaka Khan will participate in the unveiling of Chaka Khan Way on S. Blackstone Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets on Saturday, July 27. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Fourth Ward […]

  • Chaka Khan Nixes Gigs in MD, PA after Doctor Orders Vocal Rest

    Jun 6, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Chaka Khan has been forced to cancel a series of concert dates after her doctor ordered extensive vocal rest. The veteran singer has pulled out of four performances this month, including an appearance at the Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, Md. on Saturday (June 8) and the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival in Pennsylvania the following […]

  • Chaka Khan, Gregory Porter Topline Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival June 7-9

    May 30, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    240 jazz musicians performing 72 hours of jazz in the heart of the Cultural District: Chaka Khan, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Marcus Miller, Pat Martino, Gregory Porter, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Gerald Clayton, Ralph Peterson, Allison Miller, Orrin Evans, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Cecil Brooks and many more *The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the third […]

  • Chaka Khan to be Honored at the Apollo’s Spring Gala

    May 24, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *The Apollo Theater is gearing up for the 8th Annual Spring Gala Concert. This year, legendary singer and diva, Chaka Khan will be honored and the event will be hosted Wayne Brady. Chaka will be inducted into the “Apollo Legends Hall of Fame” on Monday, June 10, 2013 in celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business and Erykah Badu […]

  • Steven Ivory: Chaka Khan: An Icon turns 60

    Apr 17, 13 by EurPublisher Comments Off


    *Quincy Jones was growing concerned. It wasn’t easy to see, but I could tell. Sitting in a wheeled swivel chair behind the control board at Hollywood’s Cherokee Studio late one Sunday evening in 1978,  with Bruce Swedien, his loyal engineer at his side, Jones wasn’t as talkative as he had been a couple hours earlier. […]

  • Labelle, Blige to Lead Apollo’s Chaka Khan Hall of Fame Tribute

    Apr 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Patti Labelle and Mary J. Blige will be among the singers honoring Chaka Khan when the singer is inducted into New York’s Apollo Theater Hall of Fame. Khan will be celebrated during a special ceremony on June 10, and former inductee LaBelle and Blige, who won a Grammy Award with Khan in 2008 for their […]