Michelle Johnson is a contemporary jazz singer songwriter based in Las Vegas, Nevada where she is known as "The First Lady of Jazz."  After years of singing backups for many musical legends, she is currently recording her first solo album and working on a book about the music business. 

Take a tour of her site, featuring pictures, videos, and her ongoing blog, and be sure to check the calendar for upcoming appearances.

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On the "Sonny" Side of the Strip

Henderson Pavillion, 200 S Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson

This concert is a “uniquely Henderson” event featuring three entertainment icons who have performed Worldwide, throughout Nevada and are residents of our city. This show will celebrate the soundtrac of our lives - as presented by these gifted artists in a “welcome home” orchestral / pops performance!

Sonny Turner – lead singer of the world famous vocal group The Platters, with hits including : “Only You”, “The Great Pretender”, “My Prayer” “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” “I Love You 1000 Times”, “With This Ring” and “Twilight Time”

Sonny Charles – Lead singer of Las Vegas legends - “The Checkmates” Sonny’s hits include: “Black Pearl and “Put It In A Magazine”. Sonny has recently been touring worldwide as the featured vocalist with classic rock legend Steve Miller, and released his new CD “Let‘s Do It”

Kelly Clinton – This rising star may be best described as "a kaleidoscope of talent." - Singer, Actress, Comedienne, & television personality. Her wonderful voice, charisma and talent always shine through. Kelly was named “2015 Entertainer of The Year” by the Nevada Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

Get tickets here: http://cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/events/concerts/on-the-sonny-side-of-the-strip

Merv Harding's Talk of the Town Orchestra

Sun City MacDonald Ranch, 2020 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Henderson

Relive the big band era with fantastic music from the Merv Harding's Talk of the Town Orchestra. And, guest vocalist Michelle Johnson is back with them again, this time at Sun City MacDonald Ranch. Tickets are $15 at the door. ($12 for Sun City residents.) It's going to be a great afternoon! FOR TICKETS PLEASE CONTACT MARSHA K ROSS VIA PHONE AT 702-453-8451 OR VIA EMAIL AT MKDIVA2@COX.NET.

SPOTLIGHT! - My Journey from Backstage to Centerstage - THE RED ROOM in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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An electric evening of music and behind the scenes stories from a singer to the stars. Michelle Johnson, a popular Las Vegas based vocalist, will be playing in the beautiful Red Room in Puerto Vallarta's Stages Theater. Her one woman musical show is a powerful, story driven theatrical piece about her experiences in the music business, as a session and back up singer to some of the all time greats. Fused with jazz, R&B, rock and pop, the show is sure to delight audiences across a wide demographic. Hurry and get your tickets! SIX NIGHTS ONLY! March 21, 23, 35, 28, 30 and April 1, 2017.