Black Gold

Black Gold

Thu Oct 3, 2024 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

BLACK GOLD is a dynamic high-energy stage show featuring the classic hits of super stars Dianna Ross & The Supremes, Sam Cooke, Donna Summer, The Drifters, Tina Turner, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston, Martha & The Vandellas, Mary Wells, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and other superstars!

VANESSA COBHAM is a triple threat performer who has performed on stage in Dreamgirls, Chicago and most recently Beautiful-The Carole King Musical. She has also acted in multiple TV shows and movies including The Boys, The Porter, Madame CJ Walker and The Pacifier. She performed for four years with the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak, and has appeared in movies, stage shows, tours, commercials, plus starred in the popular Broadway musical, The Lion King.' She is happy to be a part of BLACK GOLD!

RENEE ROWE is not only a powerhouse Gospel and Soul singer, but is also an established songwriter. Born in Toronto to a musical family, she grew up singing in church and professional choirs. For 10 years she performed with, and continues to be a regular guest vocalist of, the acclaimed choir Sharon Riley and Faith Chorale. She brings a wealth of vocal prowess and experience to the theatrical stage, and has captivated audiences with her stirring vocal range and dynamic personality.

TAMEKA WHARTON is a highly professional entertainer and acclaimed vocalist from Antigua and Barbuda. Her hometown is now Toronto where she continues to pursue her musical career. Tameka brings love, joy and happiness to center stage with her outstanding singing ability. Her favorite music is Gospel, Soul, Rhythm and Blues, and she performs these musical styles equally well with heartfelt passion and energy.

ASHLEE WILSON is a talented dancer/RnB singer/songwriter currently living in Toronto. By harnessing the universal charm that is music, AshaLee sways audiences and sings with passion and soul. Through her music, reflective of her Jamaican roots, she strives to inspire positive change within hearts, minds, homes and communities. Along with a sparkling personality she brings a youthful, dynamic energy to BLACK GOLD.

RUDY MAYES is known as the man with a million-dollar smile. Blessed with a deep baritone voice, his music roots were formed in Gospel and Soul. As a youth he was inspired by the music of Louis Armstrong and Nat 'King' Cole. Rhythm & Blues also influenced his early career, then later, a style of Soul music emanating from Detroit (called Motown) dominated his music. He has starred in a number of musical stage shows, most notably as the male lead in Unforgettable – Brothers of Song.

PAUL McKay is a respected voice coach, singer and professional musician. He received his formal education from the Royal Conservatory of Music and through sheer perseverance and hard work, Paul has made it to the top of the game and worked with artists such as Drake, 50 Cent, Fantasia and others. His specialty is Gospel, Pop, and R&B while his career goal is to unveil the SOUL of modern popular vocal music and share it with the world.

CARLOS MORGAN is a Canadian Soul and Rhythm & Blues singer, song writer and an award-winning recording artist. He is noted for winning the Juno Award for Best R&B/Soul Recording at the Juno Awards of 1997 for his album Feelin' Alright. Following his Juno Award win, the album was reissued by Universal Music Canada in 1997. In the same year, he won the MuchMusic Video Award for Best Soul/R&B Video, for "Give It to You." In 1998, he won the award for Best R&B Video at the first Canadian Urban Music Awards.