Three Unforgettable Nights
May 9 – Neal S. Blaisdell Arena
May 10 & 11 – Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Special Kama’aina pre-sale tickets available for Hawaii residents
before tickets go on sale to the mainland
Kama’aina pre-sale starts Saturday, February 29 at 10:00 A.M. HST
with password MOM
Hawaii-based promoter, Rick Bartalini of Rick Bartalini Presents, is thrilled to create a special once-in-a-lifetime Mother’s Day celebration for the people of Hawaii. Knowing the importance of family in the Hawaiian culture, Bartalini has invited international music icon Diana Ross to perform for three unforgettable nights over the Mother’s Day weekend. Sharing the magic of Ms. Ross’ music is the perfect way for all mothers and their ohanas to honor each other this Mother’s Day.
Ms. Ross, who will play Honolulu’s Neal S. Blaisdell Arena on May 9 and Maui Arts & Cultural Center on May 10 & 11, 2020, has issued a statement about these special shows, saying:
“Aloha Hawaii. I am so excited and looking forward to sharing an evening of love and joy with your beautiful Ohana to celebrate a fabulous Mother’s Day in Hawaii. Join me for this Happy Mother’s Day celebration. Let’s have some fun. See you soon.” — Diana Ross
Concert promoter Rick Bartalini Presents will honor the people and military of Hawaii with an exclusive Kama’aina pre-sale so that local residents may purchase the best seats first. Starting Saturday, February 29 at 10:00 A.M., Hawaii residents and military can use code MOM to purchase up to eight tickets each. The Kama’aina pre-sale is on-line only and runs until Saturday, March 7 at 10:00 A.M. HST. Tickets go on sale to the mainland starting Saturday, March 7 at 10:00 A.M.
Diana Ross defines icon. A remarkable career spanning over 50 years, Ms. Ross is an international treasure. She is considered the most successful recording artist and entertainer of all time. President Obama said “she exudes glamour & grace, her influence is inescapable” as he presented her with a Medal of Freedom Award, the most prestigious award given to a U.S. citizen.
Beyond the incredible journey and legendary successes, Diana Ross considers her greatest accomplishment to be that of raising her five children. Seeing them flourish and becoming successful adults in each of their chosen fields, she remains the nucleus of a solid family that has expanded and gifted her six beautiful grandchildren.
Ross’ international achievements were acknowledged by the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC (2007). The honor celebrated her lustrous career of excellence in music, film, television and theatre, as well as her culture influences and humanitarian. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences celebrated her remarkable career with its highest honor, The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
From her landmark solo career to the early days as the leader of The Supremes, Diana Ross shaped the sound of popular music, changing the landscape and paving way to contemporary music.
Her voice, described as “honey with soulful sensibility,” produced 14 Top ten albums, 43 #1 songs and music sales exceeding 100 million units around the world. The latest in a string of #1s includes four consecutive dance club hits, including a new remix of the 1971 classic, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough 2017” which topped the Billboard Dance Club Chart. Followed by “I’m Coming Out / Upside Down 2018” remix and “The Boss 2019” remix.
In 2017, the American Music Awards presented Ms. Ross with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In1993, she earned a Guinness World Record for her success in the United States and United Kingdom by having more hits than any other female artist on the charts with a career total of 70 hit singles.
Other music career milestones include induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Hero Award, Billboard’s Female Entertainer of the Century Award and one of few celebrities to have two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
On July 21, 1983, Diana Ross drew a crowd of over 1.2 million people to New York’s Central Park, and mark one of the biggest audiences in history for a live concert.
Tickets for Diana Ross – A Mother’s Day Celebration May 9 at 8:00 P.M. at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena are $255.50, $125.50, $65.50, and $45.50 plus service fees. Tickets will be available at http://www.ticketmaster.com and in-person at the venue box office (Monday – Saturday, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. HST) or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. Neal S. Blaisdell Arena address: 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu, HI 96814.
Tickets for Diana Ross – A Mother’s Day Celebration May 10 & 11 at 7:30 P.M. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center are $755.50 (first row), $255.50, $155.50, $95.50, and $65.50 plus service fees. Tickets are available at http://www.mauiarts.org and in-person at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center Box Office or charge by phone at (808) 242-7469. Maui Arts & Cultural Center address: One Cameron Way, Kahului, HI 96732