Jump in the Line is an evening of music and dance celebrating the music of Harry Belafonte.  Harry Belafonte, byname of Harold George Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927, New York City, New York, U.S.), American singer, actor, producer, and activist who was a key figure in the folk music scene of the 1950s, especially known for popularizing the Caribbean folk songs known as calypsos. He was also involved in various social causes, notably the civil rights movement.  His infectious music


His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) became the first LP in the world "to sell over 1 million copies within a year", Belafonte said on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's The Link program on August 7, 2012. He added that it was also the first million-selling album ever in England. The album is number four on Billboard's "Top 100 Album" list for having spent 31 weeks at number 1, 58 weeks in the top ten, and 99 weeks on the U.S. charts. The album introduced American audiences to calypso music  (which had originated in  in the early 20th century), and Belafonte was dubbed the "King of Calypso", a title he wore with reservations.


One of the songs included in the album is the now famous "Banana Boat Song" (listed as "Day O" on the original release), which reached number five on the pop charts, and featured its signature lyric "Day-O".  His other smash hit was "Jump in the Line" featured in the movie Beetlejuice.



Jump in the Line

WHEN: May 18-20, 2018 

May 18, 8 pm, May 19, 2pm and 8 pm and May 20,  at 2 pm.

WHERE: California Theatre of the Performing Arts,

562 W. Fourth St., San Bernardino.

ADMISSION: $38.50-$77.50

TICKETS: Available through theater box office

INFORMATION/BOX OFFICE: (909) 885-5152






Jump in the Line

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