S I S T E R S L E D G E
With dance floors from all over the world set alight with the contagious joy and expression in their music, Sister Sledge is blessed and honored, to have provided the soundtrack to countless lives. Hailing from Philadelphia Sister Sledge has become a household name and a symbol of unity with their 1979 worldwide hit and iconic album, We are Family.
The multi-lead vocal group of four dynamic performers became responsible for some of the biggest dance anthems of all time. Lost in Music, He’s the Greatest Dancer, Thinking of You, and We Are Family are universally cherished songs that bring people together in love, life and soulful grooves.
From early on the four young women experienced success by winning the Silver Award in Japan at the 1974 Tokyo Music Festival and continued to gain popularity with their 1975 appearance in the legendary ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ concert during the Muhammed Ali vs George Foreman boxing match event in Zaire, Africa. Their amazing careers continued to explode when World Champion- Pittsburgh Pirates adopted Sister Sledge’s hit recording , We Are Family as their team anthem, winning the 1979 World Series.
They have performed for the former presidential family, the Clintons, at the White House and even before the Honorable Pope Francis himself during the 2015 World Meeting of Families held in Philadelphia , PA.
Over the years, the group has amassed a string of Gold and Platinum hits, generating total sales of over 200,000,000 worldwide and earning hundreds of awards and commendations including GRAMMY Nominations for Record of the Year, Best R&B Duo or group, and Best Produced CD for (Joni Sledges’ work on their ‘African Eyes CD), and having their massive hit ‘ We Are Family’ permanently entered into the prestigious Library of Congress in 2017.
“Sledgendary” – Sister Sledge – is still a force to be reckoned with! With Sledge Family members, Debbie Sledge, Camille Sledge, Thaddeus Sledge, David Sledge, Tanya Thillet, and the excellent leadership of Sister Sledge’s longtime Musical Director, renowned jazz saxophonist, Dominic Amato, along with an ensemble of talented musicians including bassist David (D Bazz) Jones, drummer Ira King, guitarist Paul David, and keyboardist, Louis Higuera, Sister Sledge has achieved a legendary place in the entertainment industry.
Spreading real love, Sister Sledge is continuously touring the World bringing their authentic groove to people of all ages and colors, in the true meaning of one of the greatest songs of all times…We Are Family!