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County music star Martina McBride plans to bring a soul vibe complete with an 11-piece featuring four horns and three background singers to the Kettering Medical Center’s Heart to Heart concert and gala Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Schuster Center, 1 West Second St. in Dayton.

And they will be in coordinating outfits.

“It is really fun. I have a new album out called Everlasting and it is cover album of a bunch of iconic soul, R&B and pop songs,” McBride said. “There is a lot of movement on stage. It is just a really, really entertaining fun show.”

The gala will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sinclair Community College’s The Ponitz Center. Tickets including diner, dessert and the McBride show are $350 or $500.

McBride’s performance starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets to the show alone start at $50. Call (937) 228-3630 or by visiting ticketcenterstage.com.

Fan can expect to here McBride take on songs from Everlasting like “Suspicious Minds” made famous by Elvis and “Come See About Me” by the The Supremes as well as McBride on hits.

“People aren’t going to be disappointed that we don’t play ‘A Broken Wing’ or ‘Independence Day,” she told this reporter. “We still play all of those songs as well. It’s just been the most fun I have had on stage in years and years and years. It is about a two-hour show and you just instantly forget all of your troubles and dance and have a good time.”

McBride has performed in Dayton in the past, but the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year winner with 14 Grammy Award nominations, said it has been a while.

Proceeds from the 26th annual Heart to Heart Gala benefit cardiac services at Kettering Medical Center. Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV 7, both Cox Ohio Media Group companies, are media sponsors.



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