Wednesday Night Live Pro Jam – Lucky Otis Tribute to Johnny Otis

Empress Theatre

Lucky Otis will be headlining the event and accepting a proclamation from the city of Vallejo on behalf of his grandfathers contribution to the music industry. Lucky is the Son of Shuggie Otis and Grandson of Johnny Otis. Lucky will be joined by Timm Walker and the Groovemasters. Larry James will be joining the show. Larry James toured with the Johnny Otis Band. Larry also played regularly with the late great Ted Butler, as well as with such legendary performers as Beverly Stoval and Johnny Talbot.

Johnny Otis was an American singer, musician, composer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout, disc jockey, record producer, television show host, artist, author, journalist, minister, and impresario. He was a seminal influence on American R&B and rock and roll. He discovered numerous artists early in their careers, before they became famous, including Little Esther, Big Mama Thornton, Jackie Wilson, Little Willie John, Hank Ballard and Etta James. Otis has been called the original “King of Rock and Roll” and the “Godfather of Rhythm and Blues”.

Ticket Price: $15.00 Advanced/$20 at Door – College Student Discount – Empress Members: $10.00

Reserve A Front Row Table – Table Price: $140.00 ($35 per seat) 4 Seats Per Table


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Date(s) - Wed, Dec 28, 2016
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Empress Theatre
330 Virginia Street, Vallejo

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