Marsha stars as Athena in The Odyssey at Artpark August 4th at 8pm and Sunday, Aug. 5th at 1pm; info here.
During the Lewiston Jazz Festival this year...Marsha will be singing for What's the Point Ministries in Lewiston this summer at 409 Plain Street (formerly Artpark-at-the-church):
"Etta Goes to Church" -- Gospel, Blues and Jazz songs!
Friday, August 24th 6:30-8pm
Saturday, August 25th 2-3:30pm and 6:30-8pm
Etta James tribute artist Marsha McWilson
as heard on the Tom Joyner Morning Show
Marsha McWilson is a professional recording artist, songwriter, actress,
motivational speaker, & TV/radio host
"She's a mover and shaker in a world where most people sit down!"
— Sherri Shepherd, talk show host and actress
“Marsha is a fabulous singer. I loved her performance. I'm sure we'll be hearing a lot more from her.”
— Janice Mitchell, Jazz & Blues vocalist
“That was beautiful!! She has a great voice and it was perfect for that song!”
— Sharon Cantillon, Buffalo News photographer
* won an acting contest on the Tom Joyner Celebrity Cruise
* appeared in Tyler Perry's TV series "If Loving You Is Wrong"
* shared stages with crooner Michael Buble, Johnny Gill and blues singer Claudette King (B.B. King's daughter)
* led a Gospel choir down the runway at Fashion Week in Toronto
* appeared multiple times on TV, including TCT's "Celebrate" and WKBW's "AM Buffalo"
* motivational speaker trained by Les Brown , the world's leading motivational speaker
* started her own tribute act impersonating Etta James with songs like the married couples' favorite "At Last"
* booked 15 groups for an entire day of programming at the Niagara Falls Blues Fest where she also performed
* performed on stage with a white rock band singing The Beatles' "Come Together" at the Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls
* met several famous performers including Bobby Brown, Shirley Caesar, and Chaka Khan
If it's one thing Marsha is, it's versatile. From blues to jazz, rock to Gospel, singing to acting and then some, the dynamic Marsha McWilson has the charisma, energy and personality to endear herself to a wide variety of audiences. In general, her core audience is black and white women ages 35-64.