Patti LaBelle Joins Stellar Lineup of R&B, Gospel & Soul Divas for Tom Joyner Mistletoe Jam

‘The Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, Faith Evans, Yolanda Adams, CeCe Winans, Dennis Edwards & the Temptations Revue Round Out the Line-up for Inaugural Concert DALLAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Singing legend Patti LaBelle was added to the lineup for the first ever Mistletoe Jam, announced Tom Joyner today, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Show radio show and host of the new hit ‘Tom Joyner Show’ syndicated television series. Ford presents the Tom Joyner Mistletoe Jam on December 10 at the Joe Louis Arena where music fans will get a once in a lifetime chance to experience the best of gospel, R&B, soul, and Motown, hosted by Joyner and comedian J. Anthony Brown. In one amazing night, fans will be treated to artists’ classic hits and holiday themed performances by musical icon Aretha Franklin, the distinctive sounds of Patti LaBelle, R&B songstress Faith Evans, gospel greats Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans, and Dennis Edwards and the Temptations Revue. Additional sponsors for the memorable evening include Kodak and Allstate. Famed musical director and Detroit native, Greg Phillinganes, will create a spectacular night in his hometown. Phillinganes, an acclaimed keyboard player/songwriter/musical director, has worked with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, and Diana Ross. “We’ve created a night of great music and entertainment,” says Tom Joyner, whose syndicated radio show reaches more than 8 million listeners weekly in over 115 markets. “Motown hasn’t seen anything like this.” Tickets are currently on sale with a portion of all proceeds being donated to the Tom Joyner Foundation. Created by Tom Joyner, the not-for-profit foundation is dedicated to helping students continue their education at HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities). Tickets are available at the Joe Louis Arena Box office, all Ticketmaster outlets including Marshall Fields and, and charge by phone at 248-645-6666. Tickets are priced at $75, $60, and $45. About REACH Media Inc. Reach Media, founded by radio and television personality, philanthropist and entrepreneur Tom Joyner, is a multimedia company formed in January 2003 as the parent company of The Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Tom Joyner Show in television syndication and several other businesses that target African-Americans through radio, television, event production and the internet. The Morning Show is aired in more than 115 markets throughout the United States, reaching more than 8 million listeners every week. Its website,, which has more than 900,000 members, is a virtual town square for visitors to get daily news, play games, search for jobs and listen to the Morning Show online.


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