Photo: ABC News, Jan. 1997


is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor. One of the most successful pop stars in history, he was dubbed the “King of Calypso” for popularizing the Trinidadian Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. He has achieved lasting fame for songs like “The Banana Boat Song (Day-O).” “Scarlet Ribbons” and “Mary’s Boy Child”.

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Performed at The Grand – March 1991, February 1997


is an American R&B and soul vocalist and musician. He has had four platinum albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three that went to #1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart. His debut single, from 1966, was #1 on the Soul chart for five weeks.

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Performed at The Grand – August 2014