Ms. Lauryn Hill is easily in the top ten of hip-hop MC. She has swayed the line between vocalist, producer and songwriter, and is as comfortable with rap and soul as she is with reggae and R&B. After a hiatus from the public eye (her last album, the two disc MTV Unplugged came out in 2002), Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced dates for her “Moving Target: Extended Intimate Playdate Series.” She will make a stop at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, May 14th. The Hot 8 Brass Band will be opening, which is another solid reason to not miss this. Buy your tickets now, and get up close and personal with one of the most captivating women in the world. As a bonus, we’re offering one lucky person a chance to win a pair of tickets. Click continue to sign up, although I’d suggest you purchase some tickets now before they sell out! We’ll pick a winner by the end of the week. Good luck!!
“Moving Target: Extended Intimate Playdate Series” hits cities across the country including sets at this year’s Coachella Music and Arts Festival on April 15th and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 7th. In addition, Ms. Hill has also announced the creation of @MsHillMvngTrgt on Twitter as the definitive source for news, highlights and updates for the Moving Target Series as well as a place for her to communicate directly with her supporters.
Ms. Lauryn Hill’s prolific rhymes and powerful voice catapulted her into the public eye as a member of the Fugees, whose 1996 album The Score was certified six times platinum and took home two GRAMMY Awards for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal and Best Rap Album. In 1998, Ms. Hill established herself a creative force as a solo artist with her now classic debut The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. This iconic work earned Ms. Hill a record-setting ten GRAMMY Award nominations, five of which she took home, including Best New Artist and Album of the Year. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has sold 8 million copies worldwide. Ms. Hill has also been recognized for her humanitarian efforts, receiving an Essence Award for her work including the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project.
Ms. Hill recently ended a set of dates which included performances at the Sundance Festival in Park City Utah and an exclusive party held during Fashion Week celebrating the opening of Alexander Wang’s New York City Flagship store. Ms. Hill has been performing an innovative set list of classic material, evolved but faithful to the rigor, soulfulness and power of the original music from her groundbreaking solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill as well as classic Fugees numbers and a few covers honoring some of the music that Ms. Hill grew up influenced by.
Don’t miss your chance to see Ms. Lauryn Hill with special guest The Hot 8 Brass Band at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, May 14th. Tickets range from $29.00 to $63.00, plus applicable service charges. The Santa Barbara Bowl, celebrating 75 years, is located at 1122 N. Milpas St., Santa Barbara, CA 93103, 805-962-7411.
Tickets available at all Ticketmaster outlets including:
The Arlington Theatre and the Santa Barbara Bowl Box Office.
To charge by phone please call, 800-745-3000. Order online at www.ticketmaster.com