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Patrick Lamb, Tyrone Hendrix, Nate Watts & Friends to Perform Tribute to Stevie Wonder, February 17


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Portland¹s very own Patrick Lamb and Stevie Wonder band drummer Tyrone Hendrix are co-producing a Stevie Wonder tribute concert, Livin' for the City, with two shows (7:30 pm and 10:00 pm) on Friday, February 17, 2012 at Jimmy Mak¹s (221 NW 10th Avenue; Portland, OR). Sponsors include The Benson Hotel, Joe Kassab Jewelers and Melvin Broadous RE/Max Equity Group. More information can be found at www.patricklamb.com; tickets and reservations are available at www.ticketsoregon.com or call (503) 295-6542

Stevie Wonder, one of Motown¹s greatest artists, with a career that spans over five decades will have some of his greatest hits featured at the tribute concert including “I Wish," “Very Superstitious," “Signed Sealed Delivered" and more.

“This will be such a treat for not just fans of Stevie Wonder but also for fans of great music," said Patrick Lamb. “Join us and have a wonderful time enjoying the music of one of Motown¹s greatest talents. Take a trip down memory lane and get into the groove."

Tribute co-producer and Stevie Wonder band drummer Tyrone Hendrix said, “It's going to be a phenomenal experience gracing the stage with one of my musical mentors, Nate Watts & Portland's finest to pay homage to a living legend. This is one show you don't wanna miss!"

The afternoon prior to the show at Jimmy Mak¹s, Nate Watts will be conducing a clinic for kids and adults of all performance levels to learn about music. Participants will have a chance to listen, learn and participate in a Q&A session to obtain additional insite and knowledge about the music industry as musicians, performers and business people. Please call 310-869-8030 for more info.

Show information is as follows: Friday; February 17th, 2012 Jimmy Mak's 221 NW 10th Ave. Portland, OR 97209 Two Shows-7:30 pm and 10:00 pm $25.00-Reserved and $20-General Admission TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: www.ticketsoregon.com RSVP/INFO LINE: (503) 295-6542

About Patrick Lamb Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Patrick began paying his dues by playing roadhouse music as a teenager in the rural south when he heard the evocative sounds of James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Wilton Felder, of the Crusaders. Patrick accepted early on in his career, in the 90¹s, the opportunity to perform and tour with Concord Recording Artist & Grammy-winner Diane Schuur. In addition to touring with Ms. Schuur, he recently joined legendary R&B vocalists Bobby Caldwell and Gino Vannelli to tour worldwide. Patrick has been honored with numerous awards starting with an acclaimed best soloist performance at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, resulting in a performance with Lionel Hampton. He has won 3 Muddy awards voted on by the NW music community, and recently was a finalist in the Rockstar Mix It Up contest. In addition, to his music based awards, Patrick¹s production company was given the Spirit of Portland & the Caring Heart award for his contributions giving back to the community.

In 1996 and 1997, Patrick was invited to perform at the White House during the holiday Congressional VIP Tours and was in attendance at “The Peace on Earth Celebration," leading to a meeting with President Clinton. Patrick has been recognized by his peers and community as a world-class talent. Patrick has appeared on other recordings with Gino Vannelli, Jeff Lorber, Tom Grant, Eddie Martinez, Dave Weckel, Nathan East, Ricky Lawson, Little John Roberts, Alex Al, Bill Cunliffe, Tony Madian, Curt Bisquera, Herman Jackson, Mel Brown, Marlon McClain, Nate Phillips, The Crazy 8's, George Mitchell, Dan Balmer, Paul Delay, John Raymond, Paul Jackson Jr, Tony Gable, and many others. More information can be found at www.patricklamb.com.

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