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Motown Night! Gerald "The Soulkeeper" McClendon wsg Will Tilson

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Gerald McClendon

Will Tilson

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210 Live

210 Green Bay Rd

Highwood, IL 60040

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Join us at 210 as Gerald McClendon takes over for a Motown Dance Night!

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6pm Doors

7:30pm Will Tilson

9:00pm Gerald "The Soulkeeper" McClendon Band--MOTOWN NIGHT!

Try 2`10 Live's new Venue Menu, featuring a selection of flatbreads and more, plus Delectable Pulled Chicken Sandwiches http://210live.com/venuemenu.

Gerald, known in Chicago as the “Soulkeeper.” One of the most reminiscent and versatile soul, R&B, singer/songwriter/performer in the recording industry. Gerald McClendon has graced the stage to sellout crowds to practically all the major entertainment venues throughout the Midwest area. In addition, his unique performance has allowed him to captivate audiences internationally in locations such as Asia and Sidney, Australia.

If you love R&B Soul music, you’ll truly fall in love with Gerald McClendon and his extraordinary style of performing R&B standards such as classic soul music and sounds of Motown, Stax and Atlantic records. He draws from the everlasting era of artist such as Ottis Redding, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Chi-Lites, Stevie Wonder and even songs of the Frank Sinatra jazz era.

Gerald McClendon’s love for music screams out loud with his passion and love of entertaining his audiences. His artistry and songwriter style allows him the rare ability to take a song that has been ingrained in the public consciousness, reshape it, and make it his own without losing the emotional essence. Gerald recorded and released his debut CD titled, CHOOSE LOVE, where his voice and lyrics embrace his passion, holding onto the tradition of keeping what he describes as “soul music,” with a fresh, evocative, sensual and truly original voice.

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois; Gerald has loved music since the tender age of 4 and would sing along with the music playing on the radio. Gerald has become one of the most versatile artists who proudly give praise to the Masters of R&B icons; such as, Marvin Gaye, Wilson Picket and Otis Redding. His love for music embraces all genres and he's prolific in many other forms such as Rock, Blues, and Country as well as Jazz Standards. Gerald has the ability to impress audiences with versatility by filling desires in any genre. Gerald McClendon has performed in a variety of settings with over 1,000 performances to raving audiences.

Gerald has collaborated with numerous musical projects; such as the recording of the theme song for the theatrical Play, “10 Percent of Molly Snyder.” Gerald was the featured vocalist on the CD titled, “Mother Blues”. He sang a track on “Tribute to Aerosmith” and he was a featured singer on a CD by Twist Turner.

So get ready to tap your feet, dance the night away and embrace the music and performance of the “SOULKEEPER,” GERALD MCCLENDON, because that is exactly what happens worldwide when he hits the stage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADvxUFJgtOw

Will Tilson is a guitarist and singer/songwriter from Wilmette, IL. Now living in Chicago, Will is currently leading The Will Tilson Band, a collective of Chicago based musicians.

For the last year, Will has been very active on the Chicago music scene. He has performed at some of the city's top venues such as Untitled Supper Club, Buddy Guy's Legends, Evanston SPACE, The Bassment, The House of Blues, and Uncommon Ground. He also has been featured on a number of news/media outlets and radio shows throughout Chicago including Fox in the Morning, ABC-7, and WGN TV's Music Lounge. Will has entertained numerous festival crowds, most notably performing at the The Chicago Blues Festival in both 2015 and 2016, and also at El Paso's famed Neon Desert Music Festival (2015).

You might have come across Will early on at The Rock House where he did a weekly morning set called, “Waking Up to the Blues” (2014-2016) where Will, along with drummer, Ricky Nelson, and bass player Joe Faught, consistently packed the coffee shop with a crowd of locals on Saturdays… Maybe you've seen him accompanying Blues heavyweights like Dave Specter, Corky Siegel, Sam Lay, and Marcella Detroit. Or more recently, you may have caught Will performing with his 6-piece blues/soul band with a full rhythm section and crooning horns - The Will Tilson Band.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIdhZlW-kUQ

THE 210 LIVE EXPERIENCE: 210 Live is not just a music venue. It's not just a bar. It truly is an experience. People walk in and feel the energy in the place. It's something special...some even say magical. It's a place that people fall in love with, and want to return to again and again.

VENUE: 210 Live offers the best live entertainment on the North Shore Wednesday through Sunday. The urban chic ambience creates a perfect setting for live music and private parties, with clear site-lines and great acoustics throughout.

MORE FAQS: We are an all-ages club. If for any reason a show is not all ages it will be clearly listed on the event in Eventbrite, Facebook and on our website, 210live.com. We offer free valet service and there is street parking for people who arrive early. We are located at the Highwood Metra stop. We offer a simple Venue Menu 210live.com/venuemenu featuring flatbreads, soups, salads, 10-hour Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches and more for your music enjoyment sustenance. Ticket prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in demand. Purchase of Ticket or Attendance at 210 Live constitutes consent to use of video/image photo-marketing.

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Gerald McClendon

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210 Green Bay Rd

Highwood, IL 60040

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