The legendary Sheila E. will headline the third annual Women Who Rock Benefit Concert Presented by UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital on May 30th at Stage AE Pittsburgh.
“I'm so excited to headline this wonderful and essential profit live performance that helps ladies’s heath and girls’s empowerment. Now is the time to face up for all ladies,” states Sheila E.
Sheila E. has established herself as one essentially the most proficient percussionist/drummers and performers on the planet. She grew to become a prime session and touring musician earlier than the age 20, performing and/or recording with George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Billy Cobham, Con Funk Shun, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan, Patti LaBelle, and Stevie Nicks amongst others.
In latest years, Sheila E. has served as drummer Ringo Starr’s All Star Band and musical director for the likes Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce’ Knowles, and Prince. Her producing, arranging, and efficiency abilities have been showcased on the Latin Grammy Awards, Summer Olympics, WOW Awards, ALMA’s, The Awards and the Academy Awards. Sheila was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Music Direction” in recognition for her management as musical director for President Obama’s Performance at The White House: Fiesta Latina. Recently, she launched a really highly effective album, Iconic: Message four America which highlighted the identical injustice’s from a long time in the past that we face in the present day.
This star-studded profit live performance options all female-fronted music acts, the highly effective Women Who Rock award which will probably be introduced to Sharon L. Hillier, Ph.D., the Women who Rock Rising Star Contest empowering the subsequent era feminine singers/songwriters, the Beauty Bar, and the ever standard WwR public sale.
Proceeds from the Women who Rock Benefit Concert help Magee-Womens Research Institute, the biggest analysis institute within the U.S. targeted solely on ladies’s and infants’ well being. More than 100 nationally acknowledged physician-scientists are engaged in groundbreaking analysis spanning various features ladies’s well being. Proceeds from Women who Rock Pittsburgh will probably be used to help world class ladies’s and infants’ well being analysis via Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation’s marketing campaign and will probably be designated to the Board Strategic Direction Fund (Fund #23001) for the Board Directors to offer sources as wanted.
Tickets go on sale Friday, March eighth womenwhorock.info.