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The Calvin Richardson Experience

Friday, August 16 @ 7:00 pm

$50 – $150
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Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson is a national singer, songwriter, and entertainer who delights fans and has a significant market presence and high demand. In additional to his own legacy of successful albums and chart topping singles, he has written multi-platinum, platinum, and gold hit singles for many of the music industry’s top recording artists including Charlie Wilson, Angie Stone, Joe, Raphael Saadiq. USA Today declares Calvin Richardson is “influenced by vintage R&B and his gritty vocals sets him apart from contemporaries…fresh vibes for a singer who respects his roots.” Calvin Richardson’s music touches soul, R&B, blues and pop. His 8th studio album
release, Gold Dust, produced the chart topping hits “Let Me Love On You”, “Be Your Friend” and “If You’re Thinking About Leaving”. His seventh album All or Nothing is charting in the top
20 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. His hit single “Can’t Let Go” is in the top 30 on Billboard’s Urban AC Chart and has over 70 million streams. “Treat Her Right” is his prior hit release from All or Nothing. Many of his hits remain in rotation in markets around the country. As a well established artist, Calvin Richardson has released albums through Universal Music Group, Hollywood Records, and Shanachie Entertainment.

Kut Klose 
Kut Klose is an American R&B trio that formed in Atlanta, Georgia. The three female singers that made up the group were Athena Cage, Lavonn Battle and Tabitha Duncan. They were originally discovered by singer Keith Sweat, who also served as one of the producers on their debut album Surrender (1995). The trio is best known for their hit single “I Like” and feature on “Get Up on It” by Keith Sweat.

Glenn Jones
Glenn Jones Grammy nominated Singer, Song Writer, Producer (born September 27, 1962 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American R&B/soul singer.[1] He is best known for his songs “Show Me”, “We’ve Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)” and “Here I Go Again”, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard R&B charts in 1991/1992 as well as the track “I’ve Been Searching (Nobody Like You)”.

Karen Wolfe
Karen Wolfe began her professional musical career as a member of the gospel group Soul Unlimited, but she made her name as a Southern blues-soul singer through a series of albums in the 2000s and 2010s.

Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on August 14, 1959, Karen grew up singing gospel music. Initially, she pursued religious music as a professional career, singing in Soul Unlimited and recording her first record, Stop by Here, with the Harmonettes, a quartet who would later rename themselves Direction. In 1992, Karen transitioned from gospel to blues after marrying Gary Wolfe, the brother-in-law of celebrated soul-blues singer Denise LaSalle. The couple relocated to Jackson, Tennessee in 1997, after which Karen was hired as Denise’s backing singer.

After spending several years touring with LaSalle, Wolfe signed with B&J Records to record her debut album, First Time Out, in 2006. Three years later, she released A Woman Needs a Strong Man, which featured the single “Man Enough.” Wolfe switched to Coday Records for 2012’s Telling It Like It Is. The same label released No Regrets in 2015. In the summer of 2017, Wolfe released “That Bitch Ain’t Me” (the clean edit was called “That Chick Ain’t Me”), the first single from her fifth album.

Janet Hines-Norris
Janet was born in South Bend, Indiana to a family of twelve children, where she began her singing career at the early age of seven. Janet’s first love of singing started growing up in the church children’s choir, youth choir and adult choirs, as well as school choirs. Later in life, Janet became a popular vocalist and began singing with a number of community and regional groups. Janet has sang at several diverse events, such as church events, jazz festivals, corporate events, weddings, etc… in 1980, Janet traveled to Los Angeles, California while performing lead and background vocals in several theaters and venues. After 5 years of being in CA, She returned to South Bend to be with her family and continued singing at churches, major corporate events, and conferences. Janet has been featured on a number of recording projects, many that were live recordings that took place around the country such as; Detroit, MI, Los Angeles, California, Chicago, Illinois, Indianapolis, Elkhart and South Bend, in. In 2014, Janet was among 300 contestants on WNIT and was crowned the winner of Michiana rising star. In 2015 she competed among 1300 people in the AARP life @ 50 plus nationwide singing competition in Miami, Florida with guest judges: Kenny Loggins, Chaka Khan, Emilio Estefan and Arsenio Hall as the host. She was crowned the winner and named AARP’s superstar winning the top prize of $5,000 and a trip to California to a recording contract where she recorded a song she had composed. You may view the AARP event on Youtube by searching Janet Hines-Norris/AARP in 2016, Janet became a volunteer for the Big Brother/Big Sister Program as a big sister for South Bend. For the past two plus years, she regularly gives her time and talent on outings, educational events, travel and music with her little sister Jarrah Reid, who has been a part of the program for a number of years now. Janet received the drum major community service award presented by Mayor Dave Wood City of Mishawaka, Indiana at the Martin Luther King Breakfast January 2019. On April 14th, 2019 she was asked to sing the national anthem at the presidential campaign rally by Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Her God given gift filled the room of over 5000 in attendance. Janet’s desire is to continue to sing and give back to others the joy she feels as she expresses her love of music. “It is a gift to bring others into a place of love, joy and peace, which only flows from the heart.”


Friday, August 16
7:00 pm
Cost (plus fees)
$50 – $150
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The Lerner Theatre
410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
(574) 293-4469

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Reserved Seating
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