Rhythm and Blues Sensation Plays Free Concert Feb. 6

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Rhythm and Blues singer Eddie Scott will present a free gospel music concert on Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Gleason Performing Arts Center of Florida Institute of Technology. The concert, sponsored by Florida Tech’s Protestant Campus Ministry, features a large band that includes a Christian hip hop artist.

Scott’s family moved to Melbourne, Fla., in 1957, where he attended Melbourne High School and, at the age of 22, moved to Miami.
In Miami, Scott began entertaining in the Cotton Club singing rhythm and blues. He traveled extensively before returning to Brevard County.

Scott was named Spotlight Magazine’s “Entertainer of the Year” in 1999 and 2000, and “Most Favorite Vocalist in Brevard County” in 2003 and 2004.
He has often performed at the King Center in Melbourne, where he has opened for acts such as the Coasters, Ink Spots, James Brown, Aaron Neville, The Temptations, The Four Tops and Earth, Wind & Fire.
For an idea of what to expect at these concerts, read the following description from Eddie Scott’s Motown Review website: http://www.mreddiescott.com/eddie.html.

For more information contact Florida Tech Protestant Campus Minister Rev. Darice Dawson at pcmrev@fit.edu or call (321) 362-1149. The Gleason Center is located at 150 University Boulevard, at Babcock Street, in Melbourne. Listen to audio recordings at http://www.mreddiescott.com/audiovideo.html

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