2019 MLK Old School Music Celebration
This year, the City of Lauderhill and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Taskforce Committee celebrate the 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Black History Month event, the MLK Old School Music Celebration.
The City of Lauderhill and the MLK Taskforce are bringing you one unforgettable night of legendary entertainment with The 2019 Old School Music Celebration featuring Deniece Williams and Howard Hewett – with Special Guests The Old Skool Gang!
All proceeds from the MLK Black History Month event benefits the MLK Scholarship Fund for college bound high school students who apply and are eligible.
Four-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and international recording artist with one of the greatest soul voices of this generation, Deniece Williams, will take the LPAC stage for the performance of a lifetime! Featuring hits like “Let's Hear It For The Boy”, “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late”, “That's What Friends Are For”, “You're All I Need To Get By” and more!
The former lead vocalist of the R&B group, Shalamar, – and one of the world’s most gifted vocalists – Howard Hewett is bringing his awe-inspiring talent to the LPAC! Featuring hits like “The Second Time Around”, “A Night to Remember”, and more!
The Old Skool Gang
Don’t miss The Old Skool Gang, a popular performance group that performs the top songs of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s to perfection!
The night always creates an evening of unity, inspiration and empowerment celebrating Dr. King’s dream and accomplishments.
Visit our MLK Photo Galleries:
- 2019 Photo Gallery: Deniece Williams, Howard Hewett, Old Skool Gang
- 2018 Photo Gallery: The Deele, Howard Hewett, Midnight Star
- 2017 Photo Gallery: Michael Baisden
- 2016 Photo Gallery: Judge Mablean Ephriam, Esq.
- 2015 Photo Gallery: Dr. Bernice King
- 2014 Photo Gallery: Lee Daniels
- 2013 Photo Gallery: Shirley Sherrod
- 2012 Photo Gallery: Ed Gordon
- 2011 photo Gallery: Julian Bond
2019 MLK Spelling Bee Information
- Preliminary Round - Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 11:00am at Parkway Middle School (3600 NW 5th Ct., Lauderhill, FL 33311)
- Championship Round - Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 6:00pm at Lauderhill City Hall (5581 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313)
The Civil Rights Spelling Bee is brought to you by the City of Lauderhill MLK Task Force chaired by Vice Mayor M. Margaret Bates.
For more information, call 954-321-2450.