Stephen Bishop, singer-songwriter-guitarist had a major hit in 1977 with the song "On and On"; his other hits include "Save It for a Rainy Day," "Everybody Needs Love," and "It Might Be You," the theme from "Tootsie." Bishop has also performed many movie themes, including the theme from National Lampoon's "Animal House" where he also had a cameo role as the aspiring folksinger whose guitar is smashed by John Belushi. Bishop also appeared in "The Blues Brothers, as the charming trooper who breaks his watch during the mall chase.
John Ford Coley is a singer, classically trained pianist, guitarist, actor, and author but mostly known for his partnership in a musical duo along with England Dan (who died in 2009). Together they achieved eleven albums and nine singles - best known is their 1976 single, "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight (#2 pop hit, #1 "Adult Contemporary", Grammy nomination); other big hits include "Nights Are Forever Without You", "It's Sad To Belong", "We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again" and "Love Is The Answer".
Dan Hill's indisputably beautiful voice has touched the hearts of millions through his self-penned hits: "Sometimes When We Touch" (#3 Billboard/Pop Chart), "Can't We Try" with Vonda Sheppard (#1 Billboard/Adult Contemporary "Song Of The Year"), "Never Thought That I Could Love" (#1 A/C), and "Unborn Heart" (#2 A/C) - but it's often Dan's "behind the scenes work" - songwriting and producing - which Dan views as his ultimate career contribution. All in all - Dan has garnered four #1 songs, 12 Top Ten records, 1 Grammy, 5 Junos, 4 Platinum Albums, and 2 Gold Albums.
When & Where
B.B. King Blues Club
Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square near Penn Station and Port Authority, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill offers music fans a unique experience. Owned by the Bensusan Family, proprietors of the world renowned Blue Note Jazz Club, the club features world-class musical talent and consists of two distinct spaces: the Showcase Room & Lucille’s Grill.
The breathtaking main space is classical in form and spirit: two-tiered, horseshoe-shaped seating (booths & tables) centered around a 30-foot stage presents up close and personal views of all performances. The 40-foot bar is a haven for the reserved listener. The atmosphere is enhanced with two 8-foot big video screens on either side of the stage.