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The Urban Guerilla Orchestra

September 22, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The URBAN GUERILLA ORCHESTRA is simply untouchable. Consummate professionals with decades of experience, World class musicians that record and tour with major label artists. Undoubtedly they are one of the best bands performing throughout the United States today. Directed by trumpeter Henri McMillian, The URBAN GUERILLA ORCHESTRA is comprised of instrumentalists and vocalists who have worked with artist such as Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Boyz II Men, Alicia Keys, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Kool & the Gang,…

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The URBAN GUERILLA ORCHESTRA is simply untouchable. Consummate professionals with decades of experience, World class musicians that record and tour with major label artists. Undoubtedly they are one of the best bands performing throughout the United States today. Directed by trumpeter Henri McMillian, The URBAN GUERILLA ORCHESTRA is comprised of instrumentalists and vocalists who have worked with artist such as Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Boyz II Men, Alicia Keys, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Kool & the Gang, The Roots and countless others.

Henri McMillian, Jr.- Director- Trumpet
Henri has recorded and performed as a contractor or musician with such musical legends as Boyz II Men, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Teddy Pendergrass, The Temptations, James Brown, The O’Jays, Stylistics and many others. He was also the musical director for Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes for several years.

Lawrence Newton- Lead Vocals
One of the east coast’s most seasoned vocalists, Lawrence has run the gamut in versatility with collaborations with vocal diva Patti Labelle, folk legend Taj Mahal, jazz legend Grover Washington Jr., and hip hop superstar and actor L. L. Cool J. He has performed on countless jingles for companies such as Coke and Pepsi. Lawrence was even signed as a recording artist with R.C.A. Records at the age of 22. Nicknamed “The Percolator” he is the bomb that ignites the fury which is U.G.O.

Daryl Burgee- (Kwasi)- Drums and Percussion
“Kwasi” is the quiet fire of the band. The man who has done it all from a percussion perspective. Originally our percussionist, he has commanded our drum chair with authority from the moment he sat down. Kwasi has recorded and had tours of duty with: Gladys Knight, Kool and the Gang, Patti Labelle, Grover Washington Jr. Johnny Mathis, Sheena Easton, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes and too many others to mention.

Naeemah Harper – Lead Vocals
Naeemah is a Philly vocalist with a rare and unforgettable tone who has recorded and worked with artists and producers such as L.L. Cool J, Lauryn Hill, Al B. Sure, Kevin Liles, Kip Collins, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Dre & Vidal and many more.

Paula Holloway-Lead Vocals
Paula Hollway is one of the most sought out vocalists from Philadelphia. Her touring and recording credits include Regina Belle, Patti Labelle, Anita Baker, Lou Rawls, and Teddy Pendergrass to name a few.

Bryan Williams- Keyboards
Bryan has a seasoned pedigree of experience as a studio and touring musician. Always one to look at the big picture “B’ is one of the pistons that keeps the U.G.O. train running. Bryan has recording and touring stints with the likes of: Boyz II Men, Teddy Pendergrass, Sister Sledge, Rose Royce, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, The Stylistics and many others.

Terry “Butta” Tyler – Bass
Terry is a seasoned professional who has performed or done session work the with the likes of Jill Scott, Vivian Green, Grover Washington Jr., Cee Cee Peniston, Roy Hargrove, Billy Paul, Dennis Chambers, Jazzy Jeff, The New MFSB, Ronnie Laws, Debra Laws, Miles Jaye, Wyclef Jean, Mark Whitfield, Teddy Pendergrass, Lou Rawls and many more.

Louis Taylor- All Saxophones
L.T. was born on Christmas day. We all know as a child that sucks due to combined presents. But the fact is, the best present his parents could have given him was allowing him to honk his sax in the house as a child. With time he became quite proficient on the instrument lending his talents to several members of musical royalty throughout the years such as, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, The O’Jays, Stylistics, Patti Labelle, The Temptations and even actor turned vocalist Terrence Howard. Louis was also a member of the “Emeril Live” House Band for several years.

Dr. Donald Collins M.D.- Trombone
It should be against the law for a man to be able to provide care for patients by day for their physical well being and the be able to heal the soul and spirit with his horn as Don does. One half of the “Vanilla Soul Brothers”, he is the glue that holds the horn section together. Don, Henri and Louis have been playing as a section for well over twelve years. Don’s stints include Patti Labelle, Boyz II Men, The O’Jays, Johnny Mathis, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin and so on and so forth….

Wendell “Pops” Sewell – Guitar
Wendell, also known as Pops is the guitarist for The Gerald Vealsey Band and the Music Director for Helen Bruner & Terry Jones. He’s a session guitarist, producer and writer at Wyn Soul Music/Cwell Productions.

Pablo Batista- Percussion
Pablo is one of the most well rounded and seasoned percussionists in the country. A graduate of Temple University’s music program, he is the match which ignites the fury which is U.G.O. His resume includes collaborations with Alicia Keys, Kirk Franklin, Gerald Levert, Grover Washington Jr., Jeffrey Osborne, Phyllis Hyman, Musiq Soulchild and The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Darren Daughtry- Guitar
Darren is the person that always finds the lick to create the magic that starts our groove. He is an vital ingredient to our mix. He has recorded and been around the world with: Patti Labelle, Gerald Levert, The O’Jays, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, The Manhattans, Ray Goodman and Brown, The Stylistics and many others.

Details

Date:
September 22, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$45.00
Website:
https://wilsonslivemusic.com

Organizer

Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music
Email
tickets@wilsonslivemusic.com

Venue

Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music
709 Warwick Road
Hi-Nella, NJ 08083 United States
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DISCOUNTED TICKETS FOR GROUPS. PLEASE FILL OUT OUR CONTACT FORM IF YOU WOULD LIKE OUR TEAM TO CONTACT YOU.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

All ticket sales are final and are not refundable. Tickets at the door are cash only. During late night club hours there are very limited seating to make up the dance floor . The only guaranteed seats are reserved or VIP seating.

  • All guests must purchase a minimum of one drink and one appetizer or entree; side dishes and desserts do not qualify as a minimum food purchase.
  • A 20% gratuity will be added to all tables.

Our goal is to create an atmosphere of unmistakable elegance. We ask our guests to choose attire that is appropriate for our restaurant. If in doubt, think evening wear or business casual.

Dress Code:  Our goal is to create an atmosphere of unmistakable elegance. We ask our guests to choose attire that is appropriate for our establishment. Think evening wear or business casual.

Thank you for not wearing sweatsuits/sweatpants, hoodies, tank tops, work boots, exposed undergarments, excessively revealing clothing, and baseball caps.

GROUP RESERVATIONS

    • Group parties will be seated together if the tickets are purchased in one order. You must purchase tickets in advance on our website. The ticket serves as your reservation. For late-night events: First, come first, seated unless you reserve a table or get VIP bottle service.
  • We offer a discount on group tickets purchased in advance. We do not offer this discount at the door.
  • 10 to 20 tickets = 10%
  • 21 to 30 tickets = 15%
  • 31 and up tickets = 20%
  • You may bring a cake for special occasions. There is a $2 per slice cake-cutting fee.
  • All guests must purchase a minimum of one drink and one appetizer or entree; side dishes do not qualify as a food purchase.
  • A 20% gratuity will be added to all tables.

Please complete our event booking request form if you need to contact our team before purchasing tickets.

Wednesday: 6 pm to 9 pm
Wednesday Happy Hour: 6 pm to 8 pm
Thursday: 6 pm to 9 pm
Friday: Open at 5 pm.
Friday Late Night: 9 pm til...
Saturday: 6 pm (show dependent)
Saturday Late Night: 9 pm til...
Sunday: 11 am to 9 pm
Sunday Happy Hour: 5pm to 9 pm

Your ticket reserves a seat; you do not need a separate reservation. Seating selection is first-come, first-served, so come early to get a great seat. All seated guests must purchase at least one drink and one food selection. A 20% gratuity is added to all checks.

There is no reserved seating for late-night events unless you reserve a VIP section or a table.

All ticket sales are final and are not refundable. Tickets at the door are cash only.

Please review our dress code. No outside beverages are permitted, and beverages cannot be consumed outside of the building.

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