MLK Jr. Concert history

MLK Jr. Concert history

Year

Year Count

Date

Location

Performers

1982

1st Annual

Jan 22 1982

Northrop

Reginald Buckner Quartet, Twin Cities Mass Choir, UMN Brass

1983

2nd Annual

Jan 23 1983

Northrop

Reginald Buckner Quartet, Twin Cities Mass Choir, UMN Brass

1984

3rd Annual

Jan 8 1984

Northrop

Minnesota Brass, Uchawi Dancers, Zion Baptist Church Senior Choir, Saxophone Quartet, Buckner Quartet, Dennis Spears, Warren Bowles

1985

4th Annual

Jan 6 1985

Northrop

Dr. Zelma George, Buckner Quartet

1986

5th Annual

Jan 19 1986

Northrop

Noel Pointer, John Amos, UMN Brass, Reginald Buckner Quartet

1987

6th Annual

Jan 18 1987

Northrop

Ruby Dee, UMN Brass, Reginald Buckner Quartet

1988

7th Annual

Jan 17 1988

Northrop

Reginald Buckner Quartet, Maya Angelou

1989

8th Annual

Jan 15 1989

Northrop

Geoffrey Holder, Reginald Buckner Quartet

1990

9th Annual

Jan 14 1990

Northrop

Penumbra Theatre Company

1991

10th Annual

Jan 20 1991

Northrop

Buckner Memorial Ensemble, Penumbre Theatre Company

1992

11th Annual

Jan 19 1992

Northrop

Buckner Memorial Ensemble, Penumbre Theatre Company, Minneapolis Gospel Sound, Bell Congo

1993

12th Annual

 

 

 

1994

13th Annual

Jan 16 1994

Ted Mann

Steeles, T. Mychael Rambo, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

1995

14th Annual

Jan 22 1995

Ted Mann

John Amos, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

1996

15th Annual

Jan 14 1996

Ted Mann

Sounds of Blackness, Buckner Memorial Ensemble, Robyne Robinson

1997

16th Annual

Jan 19 1997

Ted Mann

Steeles, Mary Easter Dancers, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

1998

17th Annual

Jan 18 1998

Ted Mann

Lorraine Johnson-Coleman, Buckner Memorial Ensemble, UMN Gospel Choir

1999

18th Annual

Jan 17 1999

Ted Mann

Chuck Davis, Diverse Dance groups, Buckner Memorial Ensemble featuring Kathleen A. Hardy

2000

19th Annual

Jan 23 2000

Ted Mann

Sounds of Blackness, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

2001

20th Annual

Feb 18 2001

Ted Mann

Twin Cities Pop Artists, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

2002

21st Annual

Feb 2 2002

Ted Mann

Poetry, film, video, dance and theater featuring performers from U community, external community with Jevetta Steele, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

2003

22nd Annual

Feb 2 2003

Ted Mann

Multi-arts College Concert similar to 2002, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

2004

23rd Annual

Feb 1 2004

Ted Mann

Robert Robinson and combined choirs, Buckner Memorial Ensemble

2005

24th Annual

Feb 27 2005

Ted Mann

Sounds of Blackness, T. Mychael Rambo

2006

25th Annual

Feb 5 2006

Ted Mann

Bruce A. Henry, Debbie Duncan, Gwen Matthews, UMN African Music Ensemble, 7 Days

2007

26th Annual

Jan 21 2007

Ted Mann

Sounds of Blackness, 4Given

2008

27th Annual

Jan 20 2008

Ted Mann

Steeles, Tracey Buckner

2009

28th Annual

Feb 22 2009

Ted Mann

Take 6

2010

29th Annual

Feb 21 2010

Ted Mann

Billy Steele, Voices Merging, Charmin Michelle, Minneapolis South High Jazz Ensemble, LaTannia Ellerbe, T. Mychael Rambo

2011

30th Annual

Jan 23 2011

Ted Mann

The Steeles, 4Given, The Langston Hughes Project: Jazz Moods for Dreamers (with Dr. John Wright), T. Mychael Rambo

2012

31st Annual

Jan 15 2012

Ted Mann

Committed, Larry Long, Billy Peterson, Tonia Hughes, Billy Steele, Ahmad Lewis

2013

32nd Annual

Jan 20 2013

Ted Mann

Oleta Adams, Ahmad Lewis, Walker West Music Academy

2014

33rd Annual

Jan 19 2014

Ted Mann

Bill Banfield and Jazz Urbane, Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell, Yolanda Williams, high school students from the FAIR School

2015

34th Annual

Jan 22 2015

Ted Mann

IU Soul Revue, U of M Carnaval, G. Phillip Shoultz, III

2016

35th Annual

Jan 21 2016

Ted Mann

Committed, Pippi Ardennia, Sheri Hixon

2017

36th Annual

Jan 19, 2017

Ted Mann

V Bozeman,  DJ Miss Brit, U of M Jazz Combo