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Ruben Studdard

Thu, Mar 29 -
Sun, Apr 1, 2018




$36.50 Service fee Included All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

In the event the show is canceled or rescheduled, the $6.00 service fee is nonrefundable.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.



The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes R&B/Jazz Singer and America Idol winner, Ruben Studdard - The Velvet Teddy Bear - for four nights and six shows. Show times Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm, and Sunday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6pm on Thursday and 5:30pm Friday – Sunday.

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In the 13 years since he brightened the world of pop music with his American Idol-winning romantic balladry, Ruben Studdard has warned the hearts of his huge fan base with five albums and touring with the varied likes of Peabo Bryson, Melissa Manchester, CeCe Winans and David Foster.

From the beginning of his stint on American Idol, Ruben made his presence known. The cuddly guy with a winning smile, that even came equipped with dimples, stole the hearts of many. His humble spirit and a voice so smooth that R&B legend Gladys Knight dubbed him "The Velvet Teddy Bear," won the hearts of many. Each week Ruben was a star that shone brightly. His infectious personality and soulful voice led him to become the winner by over 100,000 votes. His debut single, "Flying Without Wings/Superstar," quickly achieved gold status. He earned a 2003 Grammy nomination for "Best R&B Male Vocal Performance for "Superstar." He also received a Billboard Award, BET Image Award, Teen Choice Award and nominations for numerous other music awards.

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