WBLS & WLIB/New York To Hold Black Music Month Event With Broadway's 'The Color Purple'
June 22, 2016 at 12:20 PM (PT)
EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS/NEW YORK Urban AC WBLS (107.5) and Inspiration WLIB (1190-A) will celebrate BLACK MUSIC MONTH with an exclusive listener event involving the TONY AWARD winning musical, THE COLOR PURPLE.
This MONDAY, JUNE 27th, WBLS's LENNY GREEN and AURN’s syndicated Gospel morning host ERICA CAMPBELL, will join contest winners for a live performance and Q&A session with TONY/GRAMMY Award-winning singer HEATHER HEADLEY. She currently stars as SHUG AVERY in THE COLOR PURPLE. The private event will begin with a special Talk-Back segment involving the cast of the play.
PD SKIP DILLARD said, "We're excited to host this event with BROADWAY's TONY Award-winning musical THE COLOR PURPLE to celebrate BLACK MUSIC MONTH. WBLS is historically the premier station serving African-Americans, so it only makes sense that we recognize and celebrate our music and heritage. Our listeners are huge fans of THE COLOR PURPLE, so having HEATHER HEADLEY and the cast join us is truly an honor.”