Sunday, March 1, 2009

Labelle Brought Down The House

Labelle: February 26 @ The Beacon Theatre, New York, NY

Music Maven Barbara Harris caught the legendary Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx & Sarah Dash) this past Thursday and was kind enough to share her thoughts on the show with me.

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The Labelle concert was a sold out New York extravaganza happening at The Beacon Theatre on February 26th.

The group has made so many people happy with their reunion tour, and all their dedicated fans were there in the audience with bells on. They are the only African-American female rock group in existence, now and before. The group broke up 33 years ago, but hearing them today only proves things get better with time and age! They did a lot of their songs from the new CD Back to Now, but the old great songs brought everyone to their feet. And “Lady Marmalade” just blew the roof off the theatre!

Above: Music Maven Barbara Harris (r) with Labelle's Sarah Dash
Above: Labelle - Nona Hendryx, Patti LaBelle & Sarah Dash
Above: Patti LaBelle
Above: Sarah Dash

My thanks to Ms. Harris and to Ronald Colez for the use of his photos.