Saturday, June 14, 2008
J&R SUMMER FEST NY 2008
A rainy day but the show went on at J&R Music World Summer Fest
in the City Hall Park lower Manhattan NY.
J&R Summer Fest 2008 was sponsored by Canon/ WBLS Radio/ Fox 5/ Madame
Tussauds and The City of New York.
Hosted by WBLS, the beautiful Champaign..
Featured artist were The Drifters featuring Rick Sheppard/ Rhonda Franklyn
and the new Marveletts/ Southern Rock singer Danielia Cotton / Jazz Musician
Gerald Veasley/ 2 Unic / Rappers T team / Maino and Young Steff.
The show got of with a bang featuring the smooth jazz sounds of Gerald Veasley....
Next to hit the stage was a new artist by the name of Danielia Cotton singing her
new single Rare Child... www.myspace.com/danieliacotton
Danielia labels herself as a Black latin Jew who sings Southern Rock. She has an
incredible vocal range with a touch of Janis Joplin.
Too beautiful sister from the Caribbean, 2 Unic graced the the day with
there Island sounds......
For the younger crowd, rappers T team/ Maino and Young Steff doing his New
A new incarnation of the Marveletts featuring Rhonda Franklyn graced the stage
Followed by Rick Sheppard and his Drifters Group to top off the evening.
Rick Sheppard is one of the last singers out of the Atlantic Recording Group
The Drifters along with Charlie Thomas. Butch Leake replaced Rick in early
1970. (CORNER TALK REPORT)