She’s worked with work with Prince, George Duke and Ringo Starr… And, now Sheila E. is set to work with… Hugh Hefner?
Yes, the 54-year-old part-Mexican drummer, percussionist, singer and songwriter—who performed alongside Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez at the American Idol finale last May—will perform at this year’s Playboy Jazz Festival.
Other Latino artists set to perform at the festival include Afro-Cuban jazz drummer Francisco Mela, Latin rock band Ozomatli, Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodriguez and Chilean cumbia band Chico Trujillo.
Legendary comedian Bill Cosby will serve as the festival’s master of ceremonies and introduce the 19 performing acts.
The 34th annual Playboy Jazz Festival will take place at the Hollywood Bowl on June 16 and 17.
Tickets will also be available at the Hollywood Bowl box office starting May 5.