Ken Ard Performs at Uncle Andes Trophy Room
Each week, The Andes Hotel will be home to a rotating line-up of world class performers, hand chosen by the incomparable Julian Fleisher. Join us at Uncle Andes Trophy Room each Saturday for a night of incredible performances. We are thrilled to welcome Ken Ard.
Ken Ard has originated leading roles in the Broadway companies of, Starlight Express, Dangerous Games and Cats and was nominated for an NAACP Award for his role in the Original Broadway cast of Smoke Joes Cafe. Being a two time Grammy Award winning artist for the musical soundtrack recordings of (Smokeys and Cats) he is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (The Grammys). As a recording artist, He was the lead voice and co-writer for Wet Dreams, on Universals cutting edge label, Twisted records. In reviewing their debut release, Rain Larry Flick of Billboard Magazine raved, Soulful star-powered vocals! The Subsequent single Sunrise was received with international critical acclaim and, by the end of its first week in the stores, was among the Top 40 selling records in America (Billboard Maxi Singles). In 1999 Kens image became recognizable after modeling underwear for the national print campaign, Let em Know Youre Jockey on a thirty by seventy foot billboard perched high above Times Square. Kens celebrated charisma has been intensified over the years by playing principle parts opposite notably accomplished entertainment icons , such as: Anthony Quinn in the European cult film, Seven Servants: Patti Labelle in Geoffrey Holders revival of House of Flowers: and Gregory Hines in George C Wolfes Broadway musical smash hit, Jellys last Jam, as well as the American folk icon Odetta, Lou Rawls, Ben E King, Gladys Knight, Gloria Gaynor, Harold Nicholas of the famed MGM dancing duo The Nicholas Brother & The legendary Jon Hendricks to name a few. Ken also appears as Wilbur in the 2002 Best Picture Oscar winning cinematic version of Chicago for Miramax Pictures, starring Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere and Queen Latifa. Ken has performed in the White House for the President of the United States of America as well as in the Royal Palace in Morocco for King Hassan II at his annual New Years Eve private party for his family and close friends.
Join us for this special performance, part of the Uncle Andes Trophy Room series. Doors open at 7:30pm, performance at 8pm.
Uncle Andes Trophy Room at The Andes Hotel (View)
110 Main Street
Andes, NY 13731
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|
Ground floor, wheel chair access through side door.