Wednesday, September 24, 2014

BBJ Announces Two Sold-Out Shows, Brings a Third for The Eve of Jackie 9/28

Chester Gregory stars in The Eve of Jackie: Tribute to Jackie Wilson 

From our friends at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club...

Back by Popular Demand: Two Sold Out Shows Brings a Third for The Eve of Jackie on Sunday, September 28th at 7:00 PM

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club (Bethesda Blues & Jazz) is delighted to announce the return of The Eve of Jackie featuring the award winning, Broadway performer - Chester Gregory as Jackie Wilson on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM. The Eve of Jackie: Tribute to Jackie Wilson show premiered at Bethesda Blues & Jazz on 9/20 and 9/21, which both sold out and had over 800 people in attendance.

WHAT: The Eve of Jackie is a closer look at Jackie Wilson, live in concert and his last complete performance. It takes place in September, 1975 on an evening of when he feels compelled to reveal his true thoughts. This performance shares his feelings and opinions on his accomplishments and struggles in his personal life and career in show business. He does not know it will be his final complete performance. The next day, on September 29, 1975, Wilson collapses on stage. Wilson had numerous top 40 pop-chart hits and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Chester Gregory, a NAACP Theatre Award Winner, will play as Jackie Wilson.

WHEN: Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Bethesda Blues & Jazz at 7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

TICKET PRICE: $17.50 - $37.50. Tickets can either be preordered online or purchased at the door.  To preorder, please visit the Bethesda Blues and Jazz website at

About Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club:
Bethesda Blues & Jazz, located in the heart of Bethesda, Maryland, provides the ideal performance environment of elegance and intimacy. With 300 dining seats, an additional 200 theatre seats and a 40 foot bar and lounge area, as well as an eclectic mix of talented performers, Bethesda Blues & Jazz can host any type of event to suit its audience’s wide range of artistic palates. With free parking in a 400 car parking garage in the building and just 2 blocks to the Bethesda Metro, BBJ is easy and accessible! To learn more about Bethesda Blues & Jazz and upcoming events, please visit, follow us on Twitter @BethesdaBlues and on Facebook at