On July 4, 1995 The Pointer Sisters performed with the Boston Pops, with Keith Lockhart as conductor. The performance was televised nationally and the broadcast won a Cable Ace Award. Five song set: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree", "I'm So Excited", "Neutron Dance" and "Jump (for my love)." Happy 4th and Happy 20th Anniversary to Keith Lockhart! In this article Ruth recalls meeting Keith for the first time.
The Pointer Sisters
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June 20, 2015: Examiner.com Soul deep with natural-born singer Ruth Pointer
"I listen to all kinds of music, but my favorite is gospel. I have SiriusXM satellite radio in my car and listen to the gospel-praise station (Kirk Franklin is on constant rotation) and Soul Town, which plays classic soul / R&B songs."--Ruth Pointer. photo credit: Joe Spisak
The recent release of the book "Rock and a Heart Place" features a chapter on Ruth Pointer. The book is your backstage pass to never-before-heard secrets, stories, and testimonies from some of rock music's greatest legends.
March 2015: RUTH POINTER will take part in Live Wire, Bold Soul Sisters: A Revolution of Sound & Style. An intereview and audience Q & A session at The Apollo.
Bold Soul Sisters: A Revolution of Sound & Style
Thursday, March 26 at 6:30PM
Riding the waves of an evolving Feminist movement and the sexual revolution, the “girl groups” of the 1960’s gave way to a more progressive look and sound for female singers in the 1970’s. Groups like Labelle, The Pointer Sisters, First Choice, and Sister Sledge took R&B, jazz, soul and even country music to a new level. Music journalist and essayist Christian John Wikane interviews four women who helped power these groups to the pinnacle of the 1970’s popular music scene: Rochelle Fleming, Nona Hendryx, Ruth Pointer, and Kathy Sledge.
Live Wire Discussions invite deeper engagement with the Apollo’s artistic programming. Live Wire discussions are recorded and podcasts created in order to extend the audience reached through these events and for inclusion in the Theater’s archives.
Location: Apollo Mainstage
We are So Excited about the launch of our new website!