The Pointer Sisters
Sunday, March 15th at 8:30PM
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B vocal group originally from Oakland, California. They achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 80s spanning over four decades with a repertoire that included genres such as pop, disco, jazz, bebop, blues, soul funk, dance, country and rock. The Pointer Sisters first broke into the scene with their 1975 debut album featuring the hit single “Fairytale” which earned them a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance. Their success continued well into the 1980s where they won two Grammys for their top 10 hits “Jump (For My Love)” and “Automatic.” The group’s other U.S. top 10 hits include “Fire,” “He’s So Shy,” “Slow Hand,” the remixed version of “I’m So Excited” and “Neutron Dance.” Billboard Magazine ranked The Pointer Sisters as the 80th most successful dance artist of all time, 93rd most successful Hot 100 artist of all time and the 32nd most successful Hot 100 women artist of all time.
The trio currently consists of Ruth Pointer, her daughter Issa and granddaughter Sadako. They maintain a busy touring schedule and perform the music of The Pointer Sisters all over the world.