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The Hesitations

Rank #24 US Maple Heights, OH R&B/Soul / Jazz / Blues


Sounds Like: OJays, The Dramatics, Manhattens

Label: Independent

Manager: George Hendricks (Business Manager); ReverbNation Site Manager, Alfreda Johnson

Bio: The Hesitations were first formed in the late sixties. They recorded four albums which included hits such as Soul Superman, The Impossible Dream, I'm Not Built That Way and She Won't Come Back. But, when tragedy struck the group, they disbanded.

In 2006, Art Blakey, the lead singer on most... See Full Bio

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“The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently hosted the World Festival featuring varyous artist celebrating the ethnic diversity in Cleveland, Ohio, including The Hesitations a R&B vocal group who scored with hit songs Born Free and The Impossible Dream.”
—  Mychal Lilly, Cleveland Plain Dealer
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  • Sat

    Jun 7

    Cleveland, OH, US | 8:00pm

    Cleveland, OH, US
    Sat Jun 07 8:00pm


    Wilberts Presents a Rhythm and Blues Extravanganza, June 7,2014 from 9:00pm to 12:00am doors open at 8:00pm plenty of parking in the rear, parking will be validated by management. Plenty of Good Food and Great Entertainment. No advance tickets General Admission $15.00 at the door.

  • Sat

    Apr 19

    Solon, OH, US | 7:00pm
    Terry Macklin Event Centre
    Solon, OH, US
    Sat Apr 19 7:00pm


    Advance Tickets can be purchased at Changes Unlimited 16704 Chagrin Blvd. 216-991-1280, George 216-924-3676, Terry Macklin Event Centre 216-464-9002 or call 216-990-6992 for more information

  • 2014

    Mar 22

    Cleveland, OH, US | 8:00pm

    Cleveland, OH, US
    Sat Mar 22 8:00pm


    Come early for a good seat to enjoy an evening of good entertainment, food will be available. Cash Bar. Don't miss this show.

  • 2014

    Jan 10

    Erie, PA, US | 8:00pm
    Fri Jan 10 8:00pm


    Open to Public, show is from 9:00pm until 12:00am

  • 2013

    Dec 31

    Hudson, OHIO, US | 2:00pm
    Clarion Inn
    Hudson, OHIO, US
    Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:00pm


    Call Gilbert 216-991-1280 for tickets and information.

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  • Potion13 (Artist) Potion13
    Stopping by to show some support! Best of luck with your projects!! Cheers from Montréal, Danielle,Potion13
  • S-Bone (Artist) S-Bone
    Love the old school sounds!! This is the stuff I had with my beans and cornbread!! Check out my grooves, every song is different!!
  • Mr. Take A F7ick (Artist) Mr. Take A F7ick
    7ove the music! keep grinding! HARD WORK PAYS OFF! make sure you check out my new video an 7et me know what chu think thank you 7ove! P7EASE 7EAVE A COMMENT!
  • Jeffrey Halloran (Artist) Jeffrey Halloran
    Great sound!
  • Bubbojones (Artist) Bubbojones
    Big Ups and congradulations on ur 2013 rock'n roll hall of fame nomination. I posted up a muzicheadz banner with ur pic on fb almost a week ago now when I found out. Love...
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Q: Is there any chance you'll make it to Vancouver, B.C., Canada?
A: We would love to come, I will talk to our agent, do you know of any venues and a contact person that would we could talk to about having us come their. Thank You hope to meet you in person someday.

Asked by Molly Walters. Answered on Wed Aug 22 2012

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