Nancy Wilson Tickets
In the world of rock and roll, at a time when it was dominated by men came a band known as Heart, a band whose lead vocalist and guitarist were both female, a band that is legendary in the world of rock and roll even today. This is Nancy Wilson’s band and she is a fine singer, guitarist, producer and a songwriter hailing from the US. She has gained immense success as part of Heart and also as a solo artist. If you want to catch her singing the best songs of her career live in concert then Nancy Wilson tickets are all what you need to book to enjoy her stimulating performance.
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Nancy Wilson joined Heart in 1974, and Heart is a band that was and still is immensely popular in rock. Although Nancy Wilson’s sister, Ann Wilson is the lead vocalist in most of Heart tracks, Nancy Wilson is also the lead vocalist on some of Heart’s well known tracks such as Will You Be There (In the Morning), These Dreams, There's the Girl and Treat Me Well. She is also a regular background and harmony vocalist in many of Heart’s songs. However, her main role in Heart is as the lead guitarist and the rhythm guitarist. She has also released her own solo album titled as Live at McCabe’s Guitar Shop as well as an instrumental album for helping babies fall asleep titled as Baby Guitars.
As the lead guitarist of Heart, Nancy Wilson has seen epical success. This 1970s band, formed in Canada, and made up of the two Wilson sisters released its first album in 1976. The album, titled Dreamboat Annie, was a commercial mega-success; it went platinum. From their first album to their latest album, Heart has had six mega-platinum albums as well as two gold albums selling around 30 Million records worldwide.
Besides Heart and her solo studio albums, Nancy Wilson has worked in soundtracks of many films. Notable amongst these are films directed by Cameron Crowe, an American film director and a writer at the Rolling Stone magazine which include titles such as Vanilla Sky, Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous and Elizabethtown. She has also had acting roles in some of Cameron Crowe’s movies notable amongst these being David’s wife in 1984 film The Wild Life and a role in 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
Nancy Wilson also has a soft spot in her heart for charitable causes; both she and her sister were part of the 2010 We Are the World 25 for Haiti. The Wilson sisters also participated in Pandora’s Moms Who Rock. As such, an artist who has played rock, released an album to help babies sleep and is charitable is definitely someone you need to watch perform music live on the podium through Nancy Wilson tickets.
Born in 1954 in San Francisco, California, she has also lived in Taiwan due to her father being a Marine Corps. She graduated from high school and later on studied at the Pacific University in Oregon as well as at the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. Her majors were German literature and art; she, however, quit college so as to perform in her sister’s band, Heart. Before dropping out of college, she regularly played music solo at various gigs around Oregon and San Francisco.
Nancy Wilson is made even more marvelous by the fact that, unlike many other bands, she simply doesn’t ‘recycle’ her music in what she calls a ‘jukebox’ band but write new music, explore new styles and try out new, catchy tunes. Her concerts are sold out each and every time and albums released by Heart are numerous with the latest albums released in 2004, testifying that this band is not stopping even after four decades of rocking the audience.
Nancy Wilson and her sister Ann Wilson were fortieth on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in Rock and Roll, passing people like Cher, Alanis Morrisette, Melissa Etheridge and Sara Vaughn, all legends in the world of rock and roll. This is simply another sign that Nancy Wilson is an immense figurehead in the world of rock and a person who still performs live even today, four decades after her first performance. And you can watch this Queen of Rock n’ Roll strum her guitar live at various venues through Nancy Wilson tickets.