On August 16, Sarah Dash from the LaBelle shared her secrets to love, life, and making it in the music business as part of the Calligaris NYC Musical Chair Series. At Calligaris Upper East Side, Sarah opened the evening with her single “I’m Still Here”. She reminisced about being part of the iconic group that pushed the boundaries of music and fashion, and bridged the racial divide at a time when the world needed it most. Sarah, whose father was a pastor, was the seventh of thirteen children. She began singing at the Trenton Church of Christ, but within a decade she became part of the world-renown Labelle with Nona Hendrix and Patti LaBelle. They went from working the Apollo Theater with Smokey Robinson to touring with the Rolling Stones and The Who. When Sarah decided to go solo, she quickly became a disco success with her hit song, "Sinner Man". Life was always full of surprises, and Sarah embraced it every step of the way.
Sarah closed the evening singing "Lady Marmalade" and was joined by Norma Jean Wright from the band Chic.