Rufus/Chaka Khan Tribute 9/4Monday, September 04 2017 6:00pm Doors / 7:00PM Start
- Front Premier
at City Winery Atlanta
Labor Day Monday Hot Ice LIVE is paying homage and bringing the funk on top singalong hits like "Tell Me Something Good", "Sweet Thing", and "Ain't Nobody." Keisha Jackson (Millie Jackson, Big Boi/Outkast, Erykah Badi) and Bamm Davis (Anita Baker, Gap Band) and other Atlanta based musicians, vocalists, and special guests featured.
Rufus was an American funk band from Chicago, Illinois best known for launching the career of lead singer Chaka Khan. The band has itself was respected on the Chicago scene and at one time included band members from Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler, And The Rotary Connection with Minnie Ripperton. Songwriters included the likes of Stevie Wonder, Brenda Russell and Ray Parker, Jr. Over their career together with Chaka Khan, they racked up a list of hits, four Gold records, and two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. In 1982, The band Rufus went their separate ways for good with Chaka Khan continuing her solo career, becoming one of the most revered R&B artists of her generation with who while range of hits with Quincy Jones, Prince and more...Hosted by Casual Cal Dupree and Lisa Lee. Doors at 6 pm. Showtime at 7 pm. Produced by Hot Ice LIVE / Hot Ice Entertainment Group.