Los Angeles, 11/01/2016 /SubmitPressRelease123/
Fans of Old School R&B/Funk music across the Southern California area are in for a special treat as Yarbrough and Peoples, best known for their 1981 mega-smash ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ are set to perform live Friday, November 11th in Downey CA and Sunday, November 13th in Pomona, CA. Opening for The GAP Experience featuring original GAP Band Players, Yarbrough and Peoples (aka Y&P) will perform its classic mega-hit as well as selections from its impressive list of 80’s chart toppers.
Cavin Yarbrough and Alisa Peoples (Yarbrough) are no strangers to The GAP Experience, having worked with the GAP Band and the host of original players during the hit-making days of the Total Experience Record label and production company. After contributing keyboards and backing vocals to The GAP Band II album released in late 1979, Y&P went on to release their debut album ‘The Two of Us’ in 1980. Propelled by ‘Don’t Stop the Music’, a now iconic #1 (Billboard R&B) smash that also reached #16 on the Top 100 chart and earned the duo a Grammy Award nomination. The Two of Us album achieved gold certification status — awarded to albums exceeding 500,000 units (verified sales). Ensuing albums would yield chart-toppers and shows stoppers such as ‘Feel So Good’, ‘Heartbeats’, ‘Don’t Waste Your Time’, ‘Guilty’, and ‘I Wouldn’t Lie’ — just to name a few. Today, Yarbrough and Peoples continue to write, produce, perform and mentor artists — and most importantly, enjoy life together.
Yarbrough and Peoples has performed on many television shows as guest artists and judges, and more recently, were featured in an episode of TV One’s acclaimed UnSung — which drew phenomenal ratings. Live performances connect Y&P with their fans and audiences. Their shows are very energetic and upbeat, yet never losing the intimacy shared with AWESOME musicians and raving fans. Thrilling audiences all over the world, Yarbrough and Peoples are timeless as they continue to perform in the U.S. and abroad, appearing in concerts and stage plays….never stopping the music!
The November 11th show is slated for The Downey Civic Theatre located at 8435 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241. Tickets prices are $25 — $35 — $45 and the Box Office phone number is (562) 861-8211 or via the Downey Theatre website. Show begins at 8:00 PM. The November 13th show is slated for Fox Theater located at 301 S. Garey Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766. Ticket prices are $30 — $35 — $40 — $45 and available online at http://www.foxpomona.com/events/detail/327120. Tickets are also available for purchase at The Glass House Record Store located at 248 W. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766. Show begins at 7:00 PM.
About Yarbrough and Peoples
Yarbrough and Peoples is an American R&B recording and performing duo based in Dallas, TX. Best known for ‘Don’t Stop the Music’, a U.S. Billboard R&B chart topper released in 1981, Yarbrough and Peoples achieved top 10 success four more times in the 1980’s, highlighted by ‘Don’t Waste Your Time’ reaching number 1 in 1984. Today, Cavin Yarbrough and Alisa Peoples Yarbrough continue to thrill audiences all over the world with their energetic and upbeat performances…making sure the music never stops!.
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