APRIL 19, 2020
FANDROSS Birthday Celebration
Joe's Pub, NYC
Two shows: 6:00 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
Tickets and info here.
JUNE 11, 2020
"Studio 54 to Number One" (live interview)
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tickets and info here.
LEGENDS OF VINYL 2018 HALL of FAME INDUCTION (SEPTEMBER 18)
On September 18, Norma Jean Wright, Luci Martin, and I were inducted into the 2018 Legends of Vinyl Hall of Fame as the original lead vocalists in Chic. We're honored to be in such esteemed company!
MAY 5, 2018 DECLARED "ALFA ANDERSON DAY" in AUGUSTA, GEORGIA
I was honored to receive the key to the city during a special awards banquet at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, my hometown! Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. named May 5, 2018 "Alfa Anderson Day" in Augusta. I am still speechless. Here I am pictured with Mayor Davis and Commissioner William Fennoy:
Left: Alfa with Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr. (r) and Commissioner William Fennoy (center). Above: Alfa with Mayor Davis
REMIXES FOR MY NEW SINGLE "PERFECTLY CHIC" NOW AVAILABLE (MARCH 23)!
Rammit Records (Canada) has released the official remixes for my new single "Perfectly Chic." They include two exclusive remixes by Boomtang and 83 West, available on all major digital outlets, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, and Beatport. Limited edition pink vinyl available here.
MY NEW ALBUM MUSIC FROM MY HEART RELEASED JULY 7th!
My very first solo album Music from My Heart is now available! I co-wrote and co-produced it with Bert Price. I celebrated the release with a standing room-only album release show at Joe's Pub. You can purchase it on iTunes, CD Baby, and Amazon. Thank you for your love and support!
WORLD PREMIERE OF MY VIDEO FOR "WHEN LUTHER SINGS" (June 8, 2017)
I'm so proud to present the world premiere of my video for "When Luther Sings" directed by Bert Price and Josh Eichenbaum!
MY NEW SINGLE "WHEN LUTHER SINGS" RELEASED APRIL 20th!
The first single from my forthcoming album From My Heart is now available! It's a tribute to my dear friend and mentor Luther Vandross called "When Luther Sings." I co-produced it with Bert Price. You can purchase it on iTunes, CD Baby, and other digital outlets. Thank you for your love and support!
MY CD RELEASE SHOW SCHEDULED FOR JULY 7th, 2017 AT JOE'S PUB IN NYC!
I am thrilled to announce I'll be celebrating the release of my first solo album "From My Heart" with my first solo show! Please join me on Friday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Joe's Pub (The Public Theater) where I will perform new music (and some classic favorites) with my band. You can purchase tickets here.
"GET ON UP" REACHES #8 ON BILLBOARD DANCE CHART (MAY 28, 2016)
Thank you to all the DJs, radio stations, clubs, and fans who supported "Get On Up" by Next Step featuring Kathy Sledge and Aristofreeks! View the chart here.
ALFA ANDERSON ON STAGE & ON THE TOWN (JUNE - OCTOBER 2015)
Far left: Alfa Anderson with Norma Jean Wright and Vivian Reed after performing with Jason King and Company Freak. (Harlem Stage, September 2015)
Top center: Alfa Anderson backstage with Nile Rodgers. (Apollo Theater Gala, June 2015)
Top right: Alfa Anderson with Melba Moore and Lisa Fischer after performing at Sarah Dash birthday celebration. (54 Below, August 2015)
Bottom: Alfa Anderson backstage with Brenda Russell, and Terri Lyne Carrington after Terri Lyne's concert. (B.B. King's, October 2015).
NEXT STEP MAKES VEGAS DEBUT AT LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
On May 6, 2015, Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin, and Norma Jean Wright made their Las Vegas debut as Next Step. They performed with Ibiza-based producers Aristofreeks (pictured below left) at LIGHT nightclub, Mandalay Bay, singing Chic classics as well as their new single "Get On Up" released on Pacific Electronic Music, a label co-founded by legendary Atlantic Records president Jerry Greenberg. To read Robin Leach's rave review of the show for the Las Vegas Sun, please click here. Here's an additional article from Broadway World.
photo by Edison Graff
NEXT STEP PERFORMS AT 29th ANNUAL NIGHT OF A THOUSAND GOWNS
On April 11, 2015, Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin, and Norma Jean Wright gave a special "Imperial Command Performance" at the 29th Annual Night of a Thousand Gowns benefit concert in New York City headlined by Jody Watley. Here they are on the red carpet and backstage:
NEXT STEP DEBUTS NEW SINGLE FEATURING KATHY SLEDGE, "GET ON UP"
Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin, and Norma Jean Wright recently formed a new group called Next Step. Their current single, "Get On Up," was produced by Ibiza-based Aristofreeks and also features Kathy Sledge, who co-wrote the song. Buy the single here on Pacific Electronic Music (PEM).