Al Green to perform at Ann Arbor Summer Festival on June 16th. The concert will be held at Hill Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan. The Lamp Post Inn, a local hotel will offer special overnight rates using promo code SUMMERFEST
According to Wikipediea Al Green:
Albert Greene (born April 13, 1946), better known as Al Green, is an American gospel and soul music singer. He reached the peak of his popularity in the 1970s, with hit singles such as “You Oughta Be With Me”, “I’m Still In Love With You”, “Love and Happiness”, and “Let’s Stay Together”. In 2005, Rolling Stone named him #66 in their list of the ’100 Greatest Artists of All Time’. The nomination stated that “people are born to do certain things, and Al was born to make us smile.” The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Green in 1995, referring to him as “one of the most gifted purveyors of soul music.” Green has sold more than 20 million records.[2
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival asserts that
The Reverend Al Green is known the world over for his extraordinary voice, unmistakable sound, and legendary hits. Having sold more than 40 million records, won 11 Grammy Awards, and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the minister of L-O-V-E is still captivating audiences with his unique blend of Memphis soul, gospel, blues, and early rock and roll.