GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING ARTIST
APPEARS ON NPR MUSIC’S NOTEWORTHY
ON SEPTEMBER 25th
CHECK OUT HIS LIVE STREAMED PERFORMANCE OF PRINCE’S “ADORE” HERE
(New York, NY – September 23, 2016) – Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Anthony Hamilton will appear on NPR Music’s Noteworthy, which goes live on Sunday, September 25th on npr.org/music with extended interviews on NPR‘s YouTube channel. A special video documentary series, Noteworthy takes an intimate look into artists and their creative process. Hosted by Jason King, the co-founder of The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, the episode provides rare insight on Hamilton’s technique for producing music. The show also highlights the North Carolina native’s personal background and discusses how race, family and the music of his childhood shapes his artistic approach.
During the episode, King spends a day with Hamilton and visits his Charlotte hometown, where he catches a glimpse into his upbringing and roots. Viewers will experience candid moments with the singer including a performance of “Amazing Grace” in the same church where he sang his first gospel solo.
Last night, the singer live streamed his performance of Prince’s “adore” on Facebook. Click here to watch.
Additionally, Anthony Hamilton will embark on his headlining tour with guests Lalah Hathaway and Eric Benet starting on October 6th in Durham, NC. Tickets are currently on sale at Ticketmaster.com.
ANTHONY HAMILTON IN CONCERT TOUR DATES:
DATE CITY VENUE
October 6 Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center
October 7 Charleston, SC N. Charleston Performing Arts Center
October 8 Washington, D.C. Constitution Hall
October 9 Baltimore, MD Modell Performing Arts Center At the Lyric
October 13 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre
October 14 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
October 15 Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Center for the Arts
October 16 Augusta, GA Bell Auditorium
October 20 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre
October 21 Nashville, TN Municipal Auditorium
October 22 Chattanooga, TN Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium
October 23 New Orleans, LA Lakefront Arena
October 27 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Broward Center For the Performing Arts
October 28 Jacksonville, FL Moran Theater
October 29 Columbia, SC Township Auditorium
October 30 Richmond, VA Altria Theater
About Anthony Hamilton
The Grammy Award winning singer has collaborated with a bevy of artists including Nas, Rick Ross, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Tupac and Al Green to name a few. With a talent that is recognized by some of the most profound public figures of our time, Hamilton has performed for President Barack Obama at the Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House and on the daytime talk show The Real, as well as appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
Demonstrating his international reach, he recently took the stage in the UK and the Netherlands with a performance on BBC 1xtra Live Lounge. In addition to his multiple chart-topping albums and singles, Hamilton earned a BET award and has been praised by a plethora of outlets including The New York Times, USA Today, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, ESSENCE, Billboard and more.
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