Rewards | Fire Keeper's Club
Wednesday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
With incredible success across five decades in the music industry, The Whispers have more than earned their place in the annals of R&B history. The legendary performers are known for their smooth, soulful ballads and remain one of the premier R&B groups ever to grace the stage. Their musical formula is a perfect blend of R&B, disco, jazz, and pop – much to the delight of their millions of fans.
The Whispers are currently made up of original members Wallace “Scotty” Scott and Walter Scott, along with Leaveil Degree, who joined the group in 1973. Throughout their long and illustrious career, the Whispers have produced a string of hits continuing over the last such as “Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong”, “And the Beat Goes On," “Rock Steady," “A Song For Donny” and “Lady." Their music is featured on movie soundtracks such as Waiting to Exhale, Madea’s Family Reunion and Diary of a Mad Black Woman. They sang the title track on Jay Leno’s movie soundtrack Collision Course.
These generational balladeers have racked up dozens of Billboard charted hits and several gold albums. But their list of accolades continue.
The Whispers have been inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, Bay Area Blues Society Hall of Fame, and Rhythm and Blues Hall of fame. Additonally, they've been presented the Governor’s Award by the San Francisco Chapter of the Grammy Awards and won NAACP Image Award. The Black Music Academy of America selected the Whispers to receive their Living Legends Award. Today, the Whispers still provide dynamic, stellar performances to sell-out crowds around the globe.