Events

UPCOMING WBLS EVENTS


ladies night

Ladies Night R&B Super Jam

Ladies Night RnB Super Jam is Back at Barclays Center on Friday, February 10th 2023! Tickets are available today. USE YOUR PRE-SALE CODE: RNB2023!


optimum

OPTIMUM: LOVE AND BLACK HISTORY MONTH

You’re invited to join Optimum and TV One on Saturday, February 11 from 12-3pm in celebrating Love and Black History Month at the Optimum store in the Bronx located at 378 E. Fordham Rd. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and gift bags, a prize wheel, a chance to win exclusive swag and even an opportunity to win the ultimate Valentine’s Day experience, an all-expenses paid Date Night in Manhattan for two that includes dinner, tickets to RISENY, and car service! Plus, get access to a Lipsology Lip Reading session to reveal personality traits, energy levels, emotions, and more!


vday comedy jam

Valentines Day All-Star Comedy

The Valentine’s All Star Comedy Show is back with a star-studded lineup of comics. Starring Bill Bellamy, Eddie Griffin, Adele Givens, Tommy Davidson, and Smokey Suarez on Feb 11th at NJPAC.  Buy your tickets today at Ticketmaster.com


GREGORY PORTER

Gregory Porter

Vocalist Gregory Porter returns! If you revel in live music, this is one earth-rumbling, bone-shaking performance you absolutely can’t miss. Gregory Porter swings with all the earthy warmth of Nat King Cole, the soulful spirit of Stevie Wonder and the poet’s truth of Bill Withers. Come experience “one of the most amazing singing voices you’ll hear on planet earth” (The Guardian). See him live Saturday, February 18th @ 8:00 PM at NJPAC. Buy your tickets today at Ticketmaster.com


legends of hip hop

Legends of HIP-HOP Concert

Come celebrate 50 years of NYC Hip-Hop pioneers at the Legends of Hip-Hop concert featuring KRS-ONE, KOOL MOE DEE, NICE & SMOOTH and more! See them live on Sunday, February 26th at the Ritz Theatre in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Doors open at 6PM and the show starts at 7PM. You don’t want to miss it!


SMOKEY

Smokey Robinson

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson writes music that speaks to the heart of the world. His classic songs for The Miracles include “Shop Around,” “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me,” “Tears of a Clown” and “I Second That Emotion.” For other Motown artists, he wrote “The Way You Do the Things You Do,” “My Girl” and “Get Ready.” And in his solo career, he connected with audiences through hits like “Just to See Her,” “Quiet Storm,” “Cruisin’” and “Being with You.” Throughout his 50-year career, the GRAMMY® Living Legend and Kennedy Center Honoree has penned more than 4,000 songs and continues to thrill sold-out crowds. See the legend live Saturday, March 4th  @ 8:00PM at NJPAC! If you can’t win your way in, you can get your tickets at Ticketmaster.com.


patti labelle

Patti LaBelle & Will Downing

Get ready for a night of soul with the “Godmother of Soul” Patti LaBelle and Will Downing, March 12th at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn. Get your tickets today!


New Edition


The New Edition Tour

Iconic Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B supergroup NEW EDITION is returning with the LEGACY TOUR with KEITH SWEAT and the original members of GUY (Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Damion Hall) with special guest Tank. Get tickets at Ticketmaster.com.

March 19th Sunday @ 7:00 PM at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

April 20th Thursday @ 7:30 PM at the UBS Arena in Elmont ,NY


gospelfest

McDonald’s Gospelfest 2023

McDonalds Gospelfest is back! Celebrating 40 years of Culture and Community on Mother’s Day Weekend on Saturday, May 13th at the Prudential Center Arena in Newark, NJ . Tickets are on sale now!


no chaser

Straight Jokes! No Chaser Comedy Tour

WBLS has your tickets to the Straight Jokes! No Chaser Comedy Tour hosted by Mike Epps with Cedric The Entertainer, D.L. Hughley,  Earthquake and D.C. Young Fly! May 26th at Barclays Center. If you can’t win your way in, you can get your tickets at Ticketmaster.com. Courtesy of The Black Promoters Collective and Urban Vibe Entertainment.


Steve Trevino

Steve Treviño: Americas Favorite Husband Tour

Comedian Steve Treviño is back again to share his hilarious observations on fatherhood, husband-hood, and modern life-hood at large. Come see Treviño on his Americas Favorite Husband tour on Saturday September 30th at Town Hall in New York, NY.


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