Sheila E with Morris Day & the Time in Chicago April 1

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Lacy Entertainment PRESENTS The Glamorous Life: A Spring Concert Starring Sheila E with Morris Day & The Time at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University in Chicago

Lacy Entertainment informed us about The Glamorous Life: A Spring Concert starring world-famous drummer Sheila E, along with Morris Day & The Time. Music lovers will enjoy an amazing one-night-only experience with legendary singer and percussionist Sheila E., along with the funk-infused sounds of Morris Day and The Time.

This event is happening on Saturday, April 1, 7:00pm at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605.
Tickets are $55-$125 and available by calling the Auditorium Theatre box office 312-341-2300 or online at http://www.auditoriumtheatre.org/.

And who can think of Sheila E and Morris Day without thinking of the iconic late Prince Nelson Rogers.

The Glamorous Life concert will be a jam session like no other, and will also celebrate the spirit of the global inspiration and artist, Prince, with a special tribute to his Purple Majesty.

A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit the West Englewood Community Center (WECC), a Chicago-based 501c3. WECC aims to provide a community space where youth and elders connect in Chicago’s West Englewood community. The West Englewood Community Center works to provide jobs, community-based learning and educational opportunities. Learn more at www.westenglewoodcommunitycenter.org.

In case you need to understand who Sheila E is…

A world-class drummer, percussionist, singer, songwriter, entertainer, author, humanitarian, mentor, actress—Sheila E. is a dynamic public figure who has been driven by a steadfast inner rhythm since the day she was born. After lending her vocals on Prince’s hit “Erotic City”, the two worked together to produce her first album, The Glamorous Life. Unlike any other ’80s artist, Sheila combined her Latin, jazz, R&B, pop, and rock influences to create her own unique style for the album. The album’s title track made the U.S. top 10, with the entire album reaching number 28 on the U.S. Billboard 200. A musical powerhouse, Sheila has worked with some of the most influential musical acts over the past five decades: Ringo Starr, Marvin Gaye, Prince, Beyoncé, Herbie Hancock, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan, George Duke, and more. She’s recorded 7 solo albums, acted in several films, and pursued philanthropic projects that are near to her heart. These include co-founding the Elevate Hope Foundation and Elevate Oakland.

And as for Morris Day and The Time…

Morris Day is an American musician and composer. Although a gifted drummer, he is best known as the charismatic lead singer of The Time, a band that also launched the careers of famous producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Morris Day burst onto the public scene with the group’s self-titled album, The Time, which included “Get It Up,” “Cool,” and “Girl.” Soon after the world was introduced the prolific Minneapolis music marvel, the group went on to record three more albums, including What Time Is It? (featuring the hits “777-9311,” “Wild and Loose,” “Walk,” and “Gigolos Get Lonely Too”.

About the West Englewood Community Center
The mission of the West Englewood Community Center is to provide a community space for all residents of our community and to grow together to lift our community higher. Through the West Englewood Community Center, we aim to empower and to grow a bright light of hope for the future of West Englewood. By connecting our youth with the elders of our community, we can come together to provide hope and opportunity to all. The community center is more than a gathering place. It will provide jobs, opportunities, educational opportunities and all the while, sharing God’s

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