105.3 WDAS FM, Philly's Adult Mix: R&B, Classic Soul, announced today a star studded concert to celebrate Patty Jackson’s 30 years in radio, on Sunday, August 19, at 7:00 p.m. The event will feature Gladys Knight, Freddie Jackson, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, The Delfonics, Glen Jones, Enchantment and Breakwater live at the Dell Music Center.
The concert, sponsored by WDAS FM, Platinum Productions and the Dell Music Center, will celebrate Jackson’s legendary career in broadcastingand current reign as the “Midday Queen of Philly.” From emceeing the city’s most high profile community events to mentoring young girls, she has made her mark on the Philadelphia community and the radio industry. Jackson has consistent ratings success and her personality webpage for WDAS FM is frequently No. 1. In addition, she has received numerous awards, including “Communicator of the Year” from the National MBA Association and for the past four years has been named “Favorite Radio Personality” by The Philadelphia Tribune. Jackson is deeply connected with the music world and her strong link with listeners and devotion to the community have made her one of the city’s most beloved celebrities. Tickets are on-sale now and for more information visit wdasfm.com.
“Patty Jackson has a unique place in Philadelphia radio with a style that WDAS listeners have connected with for over three decades,” said Ken Johnson, Director of Urban Programming, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia. “Her warmth, professionalism and commitment to our community make her a true treasure.”
“I have enjoyed every day of the past 30 years on the radio and I am truly honored,” said Jackson. “I love what I do and appreciate my mentors over the years, including WDAS’ Joe ‘Butterball’ Tamburro, who I will never forget for all that he taught me.”
Fans can listen to WDAS FM on the station’s websitewdasfm.com, as well as oniHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel’s best-in-class customizable digital listening service, that delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,000 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created Custom Stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia:
Clear Channel Philadelphia owns and operates WDAS-FM; WDAS-AM; WIQQ-FM; WISX-FM; WRFF-FM; WUSL-FM and is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 237 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet atiHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found atclearchannel.com,clearchanneloutdoor.com andccmediaholdings.com.