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Don't miss "Tapestry Unraveled - The Carole King Tribute" coming up on Sunday, October 20th at 3 pm at the Smith Center

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Tapestry Unraveled

Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas

Michelle Johnson's versatile musical journey started with a love of songwriting, and a passion for the music of Carole King, her first musical influence. “Tapestry Unraveled”, is a beautifully written musical tribute celebrating Carole King's iconic album, “Tapestry."

Co-written by celebrated musical director and arranger Jeffrey Neiman, the show blends the songs and stories behind the music with Michelle’s multi-faceted life as a “Singer to the Stars” and a talented songwriter in her own right, pulling together the story of one of the most prolific and beloved songwriters of all time, and the journey of a young woman whose story spans from a childhood spent in Cairo, Egypt as the child of diplomats, to the ivy halls of Yale University and eventually the lights of the Broadway stage and beyond.

Join us for an intimate and electric concert of storytelling, music, and the soul and power of Carole King’s “Tapestry.” Featuring an outstanding band under the direction of Jeffrey Neiman.

Tickets: https://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/michelle-johnson-presents-tapestry-unraveled-the-complete-carole-king-album/

More information at www.tapestryunraveled.com.

Salute to the Great Singer Songwriters

Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas

"Salute to the Great Singer-Songwriters" pays tribute to the music of Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Kenny Loggins, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Billy Joel, Tracey Chapman, and many more. The show stars popular Las Vegas vocalist Michelle Johnson, with musical direction and arrangements by Jeffrey Neiman.

Backed by an incredible band of the finest musicians, this evening of great music spans several genres and features hit songs we all know and love. "Salute to the Great Singer-Songwriters" will take place on Friday, August 9th at 8 pm inside the intimate setting of Myron's Cabaret Jazz inside the Smith Center.

This promises to be a wonderful evening featuring music from some of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. See you there!

Friday, August 9th at 8 pm Myron's Cabaret at The Smith Center in Las Vegas. Ticket link: https://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/michelle-johnson/

It Takes Two

Sun City MacDonald Ranch, 2020 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Henderson

The creative team of Michelle Johnson and Jeff Neiman are back with "It Takes Two", a new show celebrating timeless music from the great songwriting duos. The show features the music of Burt Bacharach & Hal David, George & Ira Gershwin, Alan & Marilyn Bergman. Carole King & Gerry Goffin, Paul McCartney & John Lennon and many more.

Thank you for planning to attend "It Takes Two - the Music of Legendary Songwriting Duos" starring Michelle Johnson and Jeffrey Neiman.

This event is open to the general public. Seating is by General Admission, and tickets are just $20 and available by walk up at the box office on show day.

Tickets are available at the box office until just before the show starts. Come early to avoid lines.

ADDRESS: Sun City, MacDonald Ranch Theater, 2020 West Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012

Doors to the theater open at 6:30 pm, and the show starts at 7:00 pm.

A Tribute to Ella

The Smith Center - Cabaret Jazz, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106

Known as “Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz,” critically acclaimed vocalist Michelle Johnson is back with “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Backed by a stellar ten-piece band led by Pianist and Musical Director Bill Zappia (of the Terry Fator Show), the evening will feature the great hits of Fitzgerald and will highlight the key points of the jazz legend’s illustrious career. Enjoy the music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and more, with swinging arrangements and the soaring vocals Johnson is known for.

Michelle’s special guest is Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Jane Monheit. Monheit’s latest album “The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald” is a gorgeous nod to Ella’s repertoire, and the New York times described Ms. Monheit of having “a voice of phenomenal beauty.”

Michelle Johnson is known for her unique sound, versatile repertoire, and sold-out productions. She has also worked as a backup singer or appeared with legendary artists including Gladys Knight, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, and others. Michelle's liquid voice and unique storytelling style will engage you from the first note to the last.

Her upcoming album of originals is being produced by Grammy winner Kamau Kenyatta (producer for Grammy winner Gregory Porter and others).

Presented in the intimate setting of Myron's Cabaret Jazz inside The Smith Center, this promises to be a wonderful evening featuring musical treasures from the Great American Songbook that were recorded by arguably the greatest singer of all time, Ella Fitzgerald. See you there!

More about Michelle Johnson at www.michellejohnson.com

Friday, April 19th at 8 pm Myron's Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center in Las Vegas Tickets: www.thesmithcenter.com

Rita Lim - Reflections of the Carpenters

The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, Las Vegas, NV

Michelle Johnson will be appearing as a special guest in Rita Lim's new tribute to the Carpenters.

Here is a show description from The Space's website:

The illustrious and sensational Rita Lim is back, fresh off the heels of her captivating Sade tribute, and this time she has switched gears to pay homage to another iconic artist who has been wildly influential throughout musical history: The Carpenters!

You will be mesmerized as Rita captures the sweet sultry vocals and emotion of Karen Capenter with her all star band, performing all the hits that defined the Carpenters and an entire era of top notch singer-songwriting. Come out and be swept away by the pure beauty of the fabulous Rita Lim interpreting one of the greatest acts of all time, The Carpenters!

Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm

Michael Grimm - A Tribute to Otis Redding

Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smth Center, 361 W Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106

Special guest Michelle Johnson will be appearing with Michael Grimm in a tribute to his idol and musical inspiration Otis Redding. Michael will be performing Otis's greatest hits and some personal favorites.

Millions nationwide recognize the earthy voice and soulful stage presence of singer-songwriter Michael Grimm, the acclaimed winner of Season Five of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Grimm’s meteoric rise has included touring with music legend Stevie Nicks, recording with leading artists such as country singer Travis Tritt and Heart’s Ann Wilson, and headlining a show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. His original American-roots stylings have earned him the U.S. Congressional Award for Performer of the Year and Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year. Do not miss Michael Grimm’s limited engagement at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz!

Rose. Rabbit. Lie.

Cosmopolitan Hotel, The Chelsea Tower, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd Level 2, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Michelle Johnson fills in for Skye Dee Miles at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Live music starts at 6 pm and goes until midnight.

Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is a modern supper club serving reinvented American classics alongside live music and entertaining performances. Inspired by social clubs of the past, Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is a place where familiar dishes take surprising twists and turns, cocktails are mixed with subtle flair, and spontaneous, live entertainment adds to an already extraordinary evening.

Reservations recommended. Call 702-698-7440.

Holiday Dreams - A Special Holiday Cirque - Dec 20 - thru 30

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Grand Sierra Resort & Casino - Grand Theater, 2500 E 2nd St, Reno, Reno

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a high-energy magical show for the whole family!

Holiday Dreams is a unique holiday-themed show with a fresh approach, taking the time-honored elements of the holidays - like the music, decorations, and spirit of Christmas - and mixing them with computer animation and projection mapping, for a modern, up-to-date spin on the classic holiday show.

This spectacular presentation includes awesome holographic techniques, world-class artists, acrobats and performers, and an exciting modern soundtrack. Special guest vocalist Michelle Johnson will be joining the ensemble.

Treat the family to a Christmas wonderland they will never forget. Get your tickets now for Holiday Dreams at the Grand Theatre.

Show Dates: Dec 20, Dec 21, Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 26 Dec 28, Dec 28, & Dec, 30.

Christmas Duets with Antone Dotson-Parson

The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, Las Vegas, NV

Antone Dotson-Parson, a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, has performed in some of the greatest shows of our time including “The Color Purple”, “Blues Brothers”, “Porgy and Bess and a plethora of variety shows across Asia, Europe and the United States. Antone is now home and partnering with a few of the biggest names in Las Vegas to bring you the Christmas Spectacular, “Christmas Duets with Antone Dotson-Parson."

Tapestry Unraveled

Smith Center - Cabaret Jazz, 361 W Symphony Park Ave Las Vegas, NV 89106, Las Vegas, NV 89106

Las Vegas favorite Michelle Johnson performs “Tapestry Unraveled”, a beautifully written musical tribute celebrating Carole King's iconic album, “Tapestry.” Michelle and her musicians perform the work in its entirety, blending the songs and stories behind the music with Michelle’s multi-faceted life as a “Singer to the Stars” and a talented songwriter in her own right. Musical direction by Jeff Neiman.

Join us for an intimate and electric evening of storytelling, music, and the soul and power of Carole King’s “Tapestry.” Featuring an outstanding band under the direction of celebrated musical director and arranger Jeffrey Neiman.

Malt Shop Memories Cruise Nov 7 -13

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Holland America - - Nieuw Amsterdam

Happy to return to this fun week with Sonny Turner, former lead singer of the Platters. The Malt Shop Memories Cruise 2018 will take you back to the days when the Malt Shop was the center of your universe with your favorite artists and gourmet meals all included in the cost of your cabin.

Michelle Johnson presents ... Louise Goffin in Concert

The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, Las Vegas, NV

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and Grammy nominated producer Louise Goffin is coming to for a special concert starring Louise, and featuring some special guests who are prominent Las Vegas-based singer-songwriters.

Born into a storied songwriting family (Louise is the daughter of legendary songwriters Gerry Goffin and Carole King), Louise Goffin has carried on the tradition of excellent music craft as a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, and recording artist. Releasing her first album with a major label when she was 18, she’s gone on to release nine others, including her most recent record “All These Hellos”.

Among her many career accomplishments, she produced (and wrote songs on) Carole King’s Grammy-nominated album in 2011, sings on the theme for “Gilmore Girls” (as well as appearing in the newest season), and has toured as a side-woman on electric guitar with Tears for Fears. Alongside acclaimed author and songwriter Paul Zollo, she co-hosts “The Great Song Adventure” podcast, which features in-depth conversations about songs with the songwriters who write them.

Louise Goffin Masterclass in Songwriting

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The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, Las Vegas, NV

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and Grammy nominated producer Louise Goffin is coming to The Space to teach a songwriting masterclass, followed by a special concert the next evening starring Louise, and featuring several prominent Las Vegas-based singer song-writers.

Salute to Singer-Songwriters

Smith Center - Cabaret Jazz, 361 W Symphony Park Ave Las Vegas, NV 89106, Las Vegas, NV 89106

“Johnson is the real article, and her band is terrific.” - Las Vegas Review Journal

“Thoughtful and soulful.” - Las Vegas Review Journal

"Salute to the Great Singer-Songwriters" pays tribute to the music of Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Kenny Loggins, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Billy Joel, Tracey Chapman, and many more. The show stars popular Las Vegas vocalist Michelle Johnson, with musical direction and arrangements by Jeffrey Neiman.

Backed by an incredible band of the finest musicians, this evening of great music spans several genres and features hit songs we all know and love. "Salute to the Great Singer-Songwriters" will take place on Friday, June 29th at 8 pm inside the intimate setting of Myron's Cabaret Jazz inside the Smith Center.

The show also features Michelle’s original song “I’m All In”, which is from her new album that is being produced by Grammy winner Kamau Kenyatta (producer for Grammy winner Gregory Porter and others).

Michelle Johnson is known for her soaring vocals, versatile repertoire, and her sold out productions at the Smith Center and elsewhere. She has also worked as a backup singer to many legendary artists. Musical Director Jeffrey Neiman has an extensive resume and is an outstanding arranger and conductor.

This promises to be a wonderful evening featuring music from some of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. See you there!

Friday, June 29th at 8 pm Myron's Cabaret at The Smith Center in Las Vegas. Tickets: link coming soon

The Music of Disney - With Dave Perrico's Pop Strings Orchestra

The Smith Center - Cabaret Jazz, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106

David Perrico - Award winning (Best of Las Vegas 2013-Review Journal) trumpeter, composer and conductor returns to Myron’s Cabaret Jazz with his Pop Strings Orchestra to perform “The Music of Disney.” The evening will feature songs from some of your favorite Disney classics including – The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Cinderella, Lady and The Tramp, Beauty & The Beast, Aladdin, Pinocchio, and Snow White. Featuring vocalists Lauren Fraser, Michelle Johnson, Francesca Camus, Lily Arce, Fletch Walcott.

Happy Birthday Ella!

The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, Las Vegas, NV

“Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz” Michelle Johnson stars in “Happy Birthday Ella”. An intimate concert paying tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald. The show happens on the eve of what would have been Ella’s 101st birthday, and features a world class jazz trio and some special guests. Come and hear the songs that made Ella great, and find out some things you may not have known about her. The show promises to be a great night of entertainment, stories and classic jazz. See you there!

CRYSTAL BALL - An Evening Under the Stars - PVGMC - 6th Annual Fundraiser

Casa Carma Boutique Resort, Carretera a Barra de Navidad 1247, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Puerto Vallarta Gay Men’s Chorus (PVGMC) is proud to present its 6th annual fundraising gala on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the beautiful Casa Karma Boutique Resort! This is the PVGMC’S major fundraising effort, which will help fund their many musical projects throughout the rest of the year.

The evening will include a delicious buffet dinner designed and prepared by Casa Karma’s own International Chef: Elvira Prado Robles, cocktails and libations by Nationally Acclaimed Mixologist: Orlando Cano, PVGMC’s Spring Concert featuring Broadway and show tunes, and dancing under the stars in this opulent seaside setting as well as many other surprises.

The PVGMC is a diverse, community-based performing arts organization that develops and shares the vocal skills of gay men from Mexico, the United States, Canada and around the world. Directed by Artistic Director: Alfonso Lopez, our music blends traditional choral music with musical theater, jazz and pop. Our goal is to entertain, enlighten and unify our audiences, while building bridges of greater understanding, acceptance and love between communities, cultures, families, and friends.

Spotlight: The Music of Icons

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THE RED ROOM, ACT II STAGES 300 INSURGENTES, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

What’s it like to work with megastars? Direct from Las Vegas, powerhouse vocalist Michelle Johnson presents SPOTLIGHT – THE MUSIC OF ICONS, a one-woman musical show in the Red Room at Act II Stages, featuring hit songs of iconic artists she has worked with, including Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Sheena Easton, Gladys Knight, David Cassidy, Wynonna, Lesley Gore, Slash, Paul Rogers (Bad Company), the Platters, and many, many more. GREAT MUSIC! In addition to singing with these icons, she performs the National Anthem for the NBA, NASCAR and other professional sporting events, and has also been on Broadway and acted in a variety of plays. Her versatility and raw talent have made her one of the top session and back-up singers to some of the all-time musical greats! A critically-acclaimed, international vocalist, Michelle is currently recording a solo album and working on a book about the music business. We are so proud and honored to welcome Michelle Johnson to Act II Stages! Her soaring vocals on hit songs you love from R&B, rock, and pop, and her amazing stories about as a session and back up singer to some of the all time greats will captivate you from start to finish! Fused with R&B, rock and pop, the show is sure to delight audiences across a wide demographic. Hurry and get your tickets! FOUR NIGHTS ONLY! March 19, 20, 22, 24, 2018 at 7:30pm! Direct ticket link: http://actiientertainment.com/Michelle-Johnson.php

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