Nicholas Barron is a Blues and Folk musician and singer-songwriter based in Chicago, IL.
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A songwriter, actor, author, philanthropist, entrepreneur and activist, Chaka Khan has influenced generations of recording artists. A 10-time Grammy winner, she has the rare ability to sing in seven music genres: R&B, pop, rock, gospel, country, world music and classical. Throughout her legendary career, Chaka has released 22 albums and racked up 10 #1 Billboard magazine charted songs, seven RIAA certified gold singles and 10 RIAA certified gold and platinum albums. Chaka’s recorded music has produced over 2,000 catalog song placements. Chaka’s latest body of work, Hello Happiness, a 7-track album executive produced by English production powerhouse Switch, was released on February 15th, 2019 under Diary Records/Island Records.
Early on, she caught the attention of music icon Stevie Wonder, who penned her first smash hit with Rufus, “Tell Me Something Good.” With Chaka as the group’s dynamic center, Rufus became one of the most popular acts around with songs such as “Sweet Thing,” “Everlasting Love,” “Do You Love What You Feel?” and “Ain’t Nobody.” In 1978, Chaka blazed onto the music scene as a solo artist with the release of the smash hit “I’m Every Woman.” However, the song that made Chaka Khan a household name and propelled her to superstardom the world over was “I Feel For You.” In 2011, she was honored for her legendary career with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Chaka Khan is also an entrepreneur. In March 2019, in she launched a full collection of Chaka Khan inspired wigs and hair pieces for the everyday, modern female consumer, powered by Indique Hair and in collaboration with her long-term hair stylist and creative director, turned manager, George Robert Fuller.
Zoie Moser is a California-born, Michigan-raised, Chicago-based musician, composer and producer. In 2013 she sang backup for The Rolling Stones in a small ensemble for their 50th Anniversary tour in Chicago, IL. She has written commercial music; one song being placed in a Michelle Phan video reaching over 1.5 million youtube views. Zoie performed her original song “Peaceful Love” at a conference for Peace Jam for over 8,000 people including Archbishop Desmond Tutu and six other Noble Peace Prize Laureates.
Zoie’s family owns a theatre company called Bad Wolf Theatre Company. She and her sister, Rochelle Moser, have written five musicals including Poison, Zel and The Hollow, The Sea Witch and The Red Room. All musicals have premiered in Michigan during Bad Wolf’s summer camps. Zoie has been commissioned by Roosevelt University three times to write for the university's vocal jazz ensemble, New Deal. All songs have been premiered and performed at The Jazz Showcase in Chicago, IL.
After more than four decades together, 38 Special continues to bring a signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. With sales in excess of 20 million, most associate the band with their arena-rock pop smashes, “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “If I’d Been the One,” “Back Where You Belong,” “Chain Lightnin’,” and “Second Chance.” The band is comprised of guitarist/vocalist Don Barnes, bassist Barry Dunaway, drummer Gary Moffatt and keyboardist/vocalist Bobby Capps. The most recent addition to the band is legendary virtuoso guitarist and vocalist Jerry Riggs. Since 1976, the band has released more than 15 albums.
Hillbilly Rockstarz are Chicago's very own country super group, specializing in covering the latest hits in country music, along with many of your classic favorites!