IU Soul Revue to perform at IU East on March 28

February 21, 2019 |

IU Soul Revue will perform at Indiana University East at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Student Events and Activities Center.

IU Soul Revue

Event admission is free. However, the first 300 people to register through Eventbrite.com will receive priority seating. A printed ticket or an image of the ticket on your mobile device must be presented upon entry to receive priority seating.

For all others, general admission bleacher seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis until the venue is full.

The event is sponsored by the IU East Alumni Association and Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

IU Soul Revue

The IU Soul Revue is America’s first and finest collegiate Black popular music ensemble.  Since 1971, the Soul Revue is famous for dynamic performances of R&B, soul, funk, and contemporary Black popular music delivered by its commanding vocalists, powerful horn line, and tight rhythm section.

IU East alumnus James A. Strong, Jr., is the director of IU Soul Revue. He is a renowned bassist, musical director, and producer. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from IU East in 2013.

James Strong, Jr.

Strong is an Indianapolis native and a graduate of Northwest High School. Before enrolling in IU East’s business online degree completion program, he attend IU Bloomington and was a member of IU Soul Revue.

IU Soul Revue is an academic course at IU Bloomington through the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies and one of three ensembles managed by the African American Arts Institute. The IU Soul Revue has opened for famous artists including James Brown, The Emotions, Booker T. Jones, and most recently performed with Bootsy Collins in the 2018 Cincinnati Music Festival.

The Soul Revue will travel to Los Angeles this spring to perform with Grammy-winner Terry Steele at the legendary Spaghettini jazz club.

To RSVP a ticket for priority seating, visit Eventbrite.com. All other seating is on a first come, first serve basis.