MODESTO,– Internationally hailed as one of the greatest songstresses of our time, Grammy Award winning Roberta Flack will perform at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.
Her songs bring insight into our lives, loves, culture and politics, while effortlessly traversing a broad musical landscape from pop to soul to folk to jazz.
Tickets range from $25 to $75. A 15% discount is available for groups of 15 or more. For tickets and more information, visit www.galloarts.org or call (209) 338-2100.
With a string of hits, including, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, “Where Is the Love” (a duet with former Howard University classmate Donny Hathaway), “Killing Me Softly With His Song”, “Feel Like Makin’ Love”, “The Closer I Get to You”, “Tonight I Celebrate My Love”, and “Set the Night to Music”, Ms. Flack has built a musical legacy. In 1999, she aptly received a Star on Hollywood’s legendary Walk of Fame.
Classically trained on the piano from an early age, Ms. Flack received a music scholarship at age 15 to attend Howard University. Discovered while singing at the Washington, DC, nightclub Mr. Henry’s by jazz musician Les McCann, she was promptly signed to Atlantic Records.