Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Diana Ross to perform in Tulsa on Feb. 5

Legendary singer coming to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. – One of music’s greatest female singers is coming to Tulsa when legendary singer Diana Ross performs on Feb. 5 at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Tickets start at $70 and go on sale Dec. 27.

Since launching her career as a member of the Supremes in 1959, Ross has been a chart-topping mainstay as lead singer of the group and as a solo performer. Her work has sold more than 100 million records and earned her seven American Music Awards and a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award. In 1993, the “Guinness Book of World Records” named her the most successful female music artist in history due to her success in the U.S. and the United Kingdom.

From 1962 to 1969, the Supremes released 18 studio albums and 12 No. 1 singles, including “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby Love,” “Stop! In the Name of Love” and “Someday We’ll Be Together.” In 1988, the Supremes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

As a solo performer beginning in 1970, Ross has released 24 studio albums and numerous compilations that have sold more than 100 million copies. Seventeen of her albums reached the Billboard Top 40 with four breaking into the Top 10 and one topping the chart.

The Detroit native has released 90 singles, including the smash hits “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Touch Me in the Morning,” “Love Hangover,” “Upside Down” and the Lionel Richie duet “Endless Love.”

Ross is also an accomplished actress, earning a Golden Globe award and an Academy Award nomination for her role as Billie Holiday in “Lady Sings the Blues.” She earned a Tony Award in 1977 for her one-woman show, “An Evening with Diana Ross.”

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off of Interstate 44 at exit 240. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of or by calling (918) 384-ROCK. The Joint box office is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. All guests must be 21 years of age or older.

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