Boogie wonderland with EWF

Bringing back the glorious sounds of the ‘70s and ‘80s through the hits of the iconic Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF), Al McKay’s EWF Experience will be at Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) Newport Performing Arts Theater, 8 p.m. on March 27.

Original EWF guitarist, Grammy award winner and multi-platinum artist Al McKay has performed with the group for more than 25 years and has proven that the EWF Experience is more than just a tribute act as it blends the essential EWF chart toppers with the original sound of the veteran funk-pop ensemble.

The group’s global success is of course centered on the veteran McKay’s expertise spanning five decades of great music. McKay played with EWF for eight years spawning hits such as “September” and “Sing A Song,” which he co-wrote with original EWF vocalist, the late Maurice White and has also collaborated with R&B royalties such as Ike and Tina Turner, Sammy Davis, Jr., Andy Williams. Isaac Hayes and The Emotions, among others.

With the EWF Experience, McKay is joined by a roster of prominent studio and road musicians including Tim Owens, DeVere Duckett, Claude Woods, Freddie Flewelen, Ben Dowling, Dean Gant, Anthony Beverly, David Leach, Ed Wynne, Luis Gonzales, Omar Peralta, and Justin Kirk who all continue to keep the fire of funk and the EWF vibe burning to this day.

Making waves in their recent world tour, the Al McKay’s EWF Experience continues to showcase the same intensity and showmanship as the iconic original. According to a Rolling Stone magazine review, “Al McKay has turned the page of Earth, Wind and Fire, but today he perpetuates the funk tradition with his own band”.

Earth, Wind & Fire original member Al McKay (center, seated) with EWF tribute band, EWF Experience

Expect to dance to more hits like “Boogie Wonderland”, “Fantasy”, “Let’s Groove”, and “Shining Star”, and sing to timeless ballads as “Reasons”, “Every Now and Then”, and “After the Love is Gone”, plus more.   

Experience the one-night only concert at RWM with the Dine and Watch promo that gives you 20 percent off for a show and dining package. Get a show ticket with P400 food voucher honored at selected RWM signature restaurants and valid for one year at only P7,600 for SVIP; P6,800 for VIP; P6,000 for Premier; and P 5,200 for Deluxe.  

For more information on the Dine and Watch promo, contact the RWM Sales Department at 0917-8728751 or 0917-8728309. For regular show tickets, visit the RWM Box Office and at Ticketworld outlets or call the Tourist/Visitor Hotline at (632) 908-8833.

Topics: Earth , Wind & Fire , Al McKay , EWF Experience
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