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Boyz II Men announced as headliner for third annual Madam Walker Legacy Fest Concert


The Madam Walker Legacy Center has announced Boyz II Men will headline the third annual Legacy Fest Concert on Friday, June 21, 2024. Tickets for this limited-capacity event will go on sale at noon on Black Friday, November 24, 2023, and can be purchased online at madamwalkerlegacycenter.com or the Walker Theatre box office.


Boyz II Men is a legendary R&B vocal group that has been captivating audiences worldwide for over three decades. Comprising of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman, the group has sold over 60 million albums, making them one of the most successful groups in music history. Over the years, Boyz II Men has been honored with numerous accolades, including four Grammy Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. They have also been inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame and the R&B Music Hall of Fame. Their enduring legacy has inspired countless artists and continues to captivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds.


“The Madam Walker Legacy Center could not be more thrilled to host the renowned Boyz II Men at the 2024 Legacy Fest,” said Madam Walker Legacy Center President Kristian Little Stricklen. “This group is not only legendary for their music but also for their commitment to community. We cannot wait for them to bring their talent to the historic Madam Walker Theatre.”


The Madam Walker’s Legacy Fest is the Center’s signature fundraiser focused on supporting the organization’s year-round STEAM, entrepreneurship, women’s equity, social justice and arts programming. The Legacy Concert, hosted in the historic Walker Theatre on Friday, June 21st, is Legacy Fest’s main event.


“The history of the Madam Walker Legacy Center lies within its strong foundation that we continue to build upon,” said Stricklen. “On the heels of announcing our plans to create an endowment, we are striving to provide a space that is a place of gathering, arts and entertainment, philanthropy, social justice, and women’s equity. Legacy Fest 2024 will help advance this mission.”


In October 2023, the Center’s leaders also offered a glimpse into the organization’s new strategic plan, designed to take the Madam Walker Legacy Center from 2023 to its 100th anniversary. The strategic plan articulates the center’s commitment to leadership, stewardship, and community, and outlines ambitious goals related to programming, operations, sustainability, and visibility. The full plan can be viewed and downloaded at madamwalkerlegacycenter.com.

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