GRAMMY Award-winning Ike Turner Jr. and singer/songwriter/producer Sweet Randi Love bring “The Love Thang Band” to Ground Zero Blues Club, 387 Delta Avenue, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on Saturday, September 30th, from 8:00pm to 12:00am midnight. Already a sold-out show, fans lucky enough to hold a ticket for entrance will enjoy not only a mesmerizing concert experience, but one that will surely have them following their feet to whatever “The Love Thang Band” beat that gets them out of their seat.
Ike Turner Jr. has been successfully working in the music and entertainment industries since he was 13 and has been performing with a rotating cast of some of the finest musicians in the business. He possesses a natural stage presence, a strong soulful voice, and a quirky sense of humor as he continues to impress audiences in a diverse number of ways. His style is a fiery rockin’ blend of Blues, Funk, R&B, Pop…all combined into a mix that gives fans of music a unique aural experience.
Sweet Randi Love, an extraordinarily gifted and talented singer/songwriter/producer and anointed Minister, provides fans with a ‘ride of their life’ concert encounter. Her recording credits and appearance performances have included: Rick James, James Brown, Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes, Luther Ingram, Kris Lamans of the Platters; along with performances with bands and groups such as: The Time, The Gap Band, Lakeside, Rolls Royce, and Mary Jane Girls to name a few. She has toured and recorded with legends BB King, Solomon Burke, Gospel Music Pioneer Andrae Crouch, and the original Legendary Pioneer Ike Turner…yes, Izear Luster “Ike” Turner of Ike and Tina Turner Revue fame. It was as an Ikette, that Love received her high energy, electricity, and showmanship training directly from Turner. Ike Turner was responsible and is credited with the first Rock ‘n’ Roll song that started it all…”Rocket 88″, recorded at Memphis’ Sun Studios, thereby giving the Studio the right to call itself, “the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Together, Ike Turner Jr. and Sweet Randi Love, make a live musical event an actual ‘happening’…something that should not be missed. As Ike Turner Jr. has been writing, engineering, producing and performing for over 20 years, beginning his training with his mother Tina Turner and father Ike Turner at Bolic Studios in Los Angeles, California, and having worked with many greats; Ike & Tina Turner (of course), The Gap Band, James Brown, Little Richard, Bobby Blue Bland, Rick James, Chaka Khan, Joe Cocker, Frank Zappa, and Led Zeppelin, just to name a few, he has come into his own as a musical visionary delivering fun to fans of music everywhere.