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Michelle Johnson is a contemporary jazz singer songwriter based in Las Vegas, Nevada where she is known as "The First Lady of Jazz."  After years of singing backups for many musical legends, she is currently recording her first solo album and working on a book about the music business. 

Take a tour of her site, featuring pictures, videos, and her ongoing blog, and be sure to check the calendar for upcoming appearances.

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Enjoy the music!

COMING UP ON FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2018 - 8 PM

SALUTE TO THE GREAT SINGER-SONGWRITERS

AT THE SMITH CENTER IN LAS VEGAS

Previous events

With Sonny Turner - Legends of the 50's and 60's show

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Gardiner W. Spring Auditorium, 1245 N. Euclid Ave, Ontario, CA 91762

For one night only, Saturday April 2nd, 2016 @7pm at the Gardiner W. Spring Auditorium in Ontario, Ca., all these legendary artists of the 1950s and 1960s, will perform all their most famous hits that topped the Billboard charts and sold millions of records worldwide. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see these legends perform all under the same roof in 1 show! Sonny Turner, Pat Boone, Leon Hughes & his COASTERS, Johnny Tillotson, Barbara Lewis, & Little Peggy March.

Have your chance to MEET AND GREET these legends after the show. Share your memories with them, get their autograph, take a picture, and give a kiss on the cheek or a warm hand shake! These performers plan to make this a special evening for you all!

Order tickets right here!! Right now!! At the top right corner of the screen, you can hand pick your seats, or chose best available.

Order tickets to the Legends of the 50s and 60s LIVE in Concert, by phone at 1-888-718-4253.

For General Show Questions or Information, call Don @951-317-2155

Learn more about the show and the history of the performers by visiting www.AffordableMusicProductions.com

Feb14

Mark Verabian's "Las Vegas Valentine Songbook" with the St. Louis Symphony - Special Guest Michelle Johnson

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Powell Hall, 718 North Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63103

This Valentine’s Day, bring your sweetheart to hear legendary hits from the Las Vegas songbook with the STL Symphony. Bringing the sounds of the Strip to Powell Hall, this concert features the swingin’ tunes from Vegas icon crooners including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Elvis Presley, etc. and selections from other Vegas productions. Mark Verabian and his pals join the orchestra for this Valentine’s Day afternoon of romantic and Rat Pack favorites including “Luck Be a Lady,” “Young at Heart,” “The Way You Look Tonight” and more! Special Guest Michelle Johnson. TICKETS: https://shop.stlsymphony.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=5020

The Greatest of Jazz, Blues & Swing at Freedom Hall

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ANTHEM - FREEDOM HALL THEATER!, 2460 Hampton Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89052

Jazz, Blues, Swing...Come share an amazing evening of music on January 22nd at the Freedom Hall Theater in Henderson, Nevada as we pay tribute to some of the greatest Jazz, Blues, and Swing singers ever to grace the planet. This is music we have loved for over 60 years sung by singers like Ray Charles, Bessie Smith, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McCrea, Billie Holiday, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, and others. Jazz, Blues and Swing music, American born music played and performed this night featuring five great Las Vegas singers, a few surprise guests and a swinging band led by Bill Fayne. Don't miss this one! Starring Bill Fayne, Genevieve Dew, Michelle Johnson, Naomi Mauro, Jassen Allen, and Tim Molyneux.

TICKETS: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=4&p=29

The Greatest of Jazz, Blues & Swing at the Starbright

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Starbright Theater, 2215 Thomas W Ryan Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89134

Jazz, Blues, Swing...Come share an amazing evening of music on January 16th at the Starbright Theater in Las Vegas, as we pay tribute to some of the greatest Jazz, Blues, and Swing singers ever to grace the planet. This is music we have loved for over 60 years sung by singers like Ray Charles, Bessie Smith, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McCrea, Billie Holiday, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, and others. Jazz, Blues and Swing music, American born music played and performed this night featuring five great Las Vegas singers, a few surprise guests and a swinging band led by Bill Fayne. Don't miss this one! Starring Bill Fayne, Genevieve Dew, Michelle Johnson, Naomi Mauro, Toscha Comeaux, and Tim Molyneux.

A Night of R&B - Rhythm and Broadway! SUMMERLIN MATINEE!

Starbright Theater, 2215 Thomas W Ryan Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89134

From Showboat to Memphis, to Porgy and Bess and Kinky Boots. Rhythm & Blues along with Broadway have shared a dance together since the very beginning. This partnership has spawned some of the best shows, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Jelly’s Last Jam, Dreamgirls, Motown the Musical with those memorable songs, Stormy Weather, It Don’t Mean A Thing, And I Am Telling You, Home, and so many more. A Night of R&B is a celebration of that special collaboration that Rhythm and Blues and Broadway share. Come out and enjoy the talented vocals of Niki Scalera, Chris Lash, Michelle Johnson, and Jassen Allen. Call the Box office at 702.240.1301. Tickets are only $20! Hurry .... they sell out quick!

A Night Of R&B - Rhythm and Broadway! ANTHEM - FREEDOM HALL THEATER!

ANTHEM - FREEDOM HALL THEATER!, 2460 Hampton Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89052

From Showboat to Memphis, to Porgy and Bess and Kinky Boots. Rhythm & Blues along with Broadway have shared a dance together since the very beginning. This partnership has spawned some of the best shows, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Jelly’s Last Jam, Dreamgirls, Motown the Musical with those memorable songs, Stormy Weather, It Don’t Mean A Thing, And I Am Telling You, Home, and so many more. A Night of R&B is a celebration of that special collaboration that Rhythm and Blues and Broadway share. Come out and enjoy the talented vocals of Niki Scalera, Chris Lash, Michelle Johnson, and Jassen Allen. Save by buying your tickets early! $15 now, $18 on show day. Don't miss it!

Dennis Bono Show - with cast of R&B - Rhythm & Broadway!

South Point Hotel, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89183

Join the cast of "A Night of R&B....Rhythm & Broadway" as the promote their upcoming shows on the Dennis Bono Show at 2 pm inside the South Point Hotel showroom. Jassen Allen, Michelle Johnson, Niki Scalera and Phillip Drennen!

Tickets to the Dennis Bono show are available on Wednesday & Thursday at the South Point's main box office starting at 12pm. All you need is your players card and your ticket is FREE!!

Call South Point Box Office with any questions at 702-797-8055

(There are 2 "A Night of R&B....Rhythm & Broadway" shows for you to choose from..... Friday, Oct16th at 7pm at Freedom Hall Theatre in Anthem. Or Sunday, Oct 18th at 3pm at Starbright Theatre in Summerlin ... technically, An Afternoon of R&B) Come check out a sneak peak!!

with Sonny Turner (former lead singer of the Platters)

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Harlows Casino, 4280 Harlows Boulevard, Greenville, MS 38701

Saturday, October 10th! Michelle Johnson, Daemine Lowe and Keith Blake perform with Sonny Turner, former lead singer of The Platters. If you have never seen Sonny perform, here is your chance to see a great show featuring the legendary music of the Platters! Don't miss it!

Michelle Johnson at "The Set List" (tribute to Michael Jackson)

Vinyl Las Vegas (at Hard Rock Hotel), 4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas NV 89169

House Seats Las Vegas, in conjunction with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, presents: The Set List, a “thrilling” celebration of some of the greatest and most iconic albums of all time! The Set List continues to rock it out by paying homage to the top selling album of all time, Thriller, by Michael Jackson.

This musical celebration, will feature the Las Vegas stars of Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages, Showstoppers, Fantasy, Cirque du Soleil, as well as popular singers from the local Jazz, R & B, and rock scenes. Michelle Johnson is scheduled to appear.

Music will be played by band members from Blue Man Group and KA. Musical Director is Blue Man Group's Vince Verderame,

A portion of the proceeds from this event will directly benefit Golden Rainbow.

Tickets for Thriller are $20 for general admission and $30 for reserved seating.

with Sonny Turner (former lead singer of the Platters)

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Suncoast Hotel & Casino, 9090 Alta Dr, Las Vegas, Nevada 89144

Saturday, September 19th! Michelle Johnson, Keith Blake and Daemine Lowe perform with Sonny Turner in Las Vegas in the Suncoast Showroom! If you have never seen Sonny perform, here is your chance to see a great show featuring the legendary music of the Platters! Don't miss it! Great ticket prices in a beautiful room. 702-636-7111

SafeNest Charity Event - 18th Annual Advertising Community Talent Show (ACTS)

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Santa Fe Station, 949 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas, Nevada

A charity event for SafeNest, with musical direction by Peter Radd, featuring jingle singers Michelle Johnson, Janien Valentine, Kathryn Arianoff, Mike Shane and Greg Peterson at 18th Annual Advertising Community Talent Show (ACTS). Come and hear some great musical numbers, and also find out who sang on the jingles you know so well! Join Safe Nest and the local advertising community for a night of music, fun and great times! All funds raised benefit Safe Nest. Visit www.actslv.org for more information about the event or to participate!

Dispensary Thank You Party for Fans

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The Dispensary Lounge, 2451 East Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada

A THANK YOU PARTY FOR OUR FANS!

YOU VOTED ... WE WON! BEST CLASSIC BAR IN VEGAS!

CHAMPAGNE TOAST and CAKE AT 11:30!

Host Michelle Johnson celebrates with the Dispensary Lounge as we thank our fantastic fans for voting us into SEVEN Magazine’s Bar Hall of Fame as the Best Classic Bar in Las Vegas! YOU MADE IT HAPPEN!

Allow us to treat you to champagne and cake on US!

MUSIC ALL NIGHT!

Hosted by Michelle Johnson and the Uli Geissendoerfer Trio Featuring David Ostrem on Bass Angelo Stokes on Drums

Great late night jazz, delicious food and 24 hour gaming …. thanks for helping us win!

WE LOVE OUR FANS!

www.thedispensarylounge.com

Hot August Nights - with Sonny Turner (former lead singer of the Platters)

Victorian Square, Sparks, Nevada

Sonny Turner, former lead singer of the Platters performs the group's classic hits and more at Hot August Nights .... the best and biggest classic car show in the US! With singers Michelle Johnson, Daemine Lowe and Keith Blake. See you in Reno (Sparks)!

Michelle Johnson at the Dispensary!

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The Dispensary Lounge, 2451 East Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada

Michelle Johnson returns to the Dispensary with the Uli Geissendoerfer Trio on Saturday, July 11th! Find out why The Dispensary Lounge is THE late night jazz spot in Las Vegas! Great food, great gaming, and fantastic music. Playing from 10 to 2.

COMING ON JUNE 29TH!

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