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A Message from TINA

Tina Turner Musical - London 2018 .jpgA new musical based on music legend Tina Turner’s life story is now in development:

“To me this is big, this is what will get people’s attention, and in order to make it as good as possible I must be involved”.

Tina pictured with director Phyllida Lloyd and Adrienne Warren who performed the role of Tina Turner at the recent workshop of the musical. Get closer to Tina’s journey, sign up now!

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Phyllida Lloyd – Tina Turner – Adrienne Warren

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TINA The Musical: Opens 2018

UPDATED DECEMBER 2016. READ TINA THE MUSICAL OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT HERE 

Exciting news for all TINA fans,  Joop Van Den Ende, the producer of the TINA Musical, confirmed that workshops for the Musical will start on December 16 of this year and that the Musical will premiere in London in March 2018! We can’t wait to know more about this and of course to experience it! See you all there!

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Celebrating TINA77

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Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – Last Saturday, our annual Tina Turner Fan Party took place at the Winston Kingdom in Amsterdam and it is fair to say that everyone left with stars in their eyes. We started celebrating Miss Tina’s birthday between fans at Anja’s place in Germany in 2010 with only a hand full of people and to think that seven years later we are here celebrating in a big club of the Dutch capital with an amazing singer, live band and fans from all over the world, it is truly unbelievable! After a year of intense and nerve wracking work, Anja, Marco, Sjef & I would like to thank you all for being a part of it and for making it a success again!

tina-turner-fan-birthday-party-tina-77-amsterdam-2016-walltina-turner-fan-birthday-party-tina-77-amsterdam-2016-entrance-postersBelow, a video of the amazingly talented Nurlaila Karim who performed an hour set of Tina Turner songs for us. Climax was reached during this intense version of I’ve Been Loving You Too Long. She simply put us all on our feet! A big thank you from all the fans to Nur & Mur for their involvement in our project! We love you!

Moreover, have a look at the wonderful photos made by the even more wonderful Dutch photographer Stephanie Pfundt. She captured the essence of the evening like no one and now we’ll have great memories to cherish forever! Thanks a lot Steph for your hard work and friendship!

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And to finish convincing you to really join us next year for TINA78, have a look at the comment written by fans who attended the event! Seems like fun no!?

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Tina, Peter & the Eiffel Tower

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‘The man who ‘invented’ Supermodels’, photographer Peter Lindbergh has some great things to say about Tina Turner! We highy recommend you to visit his sucessful exhibition at Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands, which last until February 12, 2017!

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TINA Musical Project

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UPDATED DECEMBER 2016. READ TINA THE MUSICAL OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT HERE

Queen has “We Will Rock You”, Abba has “Mama Mia”, Gloria Estefan just launched her “Get on Your Feet” show…. Musical blockbusters!
Tina Turner’s life has already been portrayed a few times on stage but never a big dimension project. However it seems like things are going to change… After years of mentioning it in several interviews, a real project with an official involvement from Tina herself will probably see the light of the day in the near future thanks to Dutch theatrical producer Joop Van Den Ende.

If it does happen that means that Tina will also get involved in promoting the musical in some sort of way so that’s something to look forward to!
Thanks to DJ for the info!

Video from Dutch RTL Boulevard here. 

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Tina Turner in Milano (Updated)

Tina Turner Now 2015

Tina Turner was spotted recently with husband Erwin Bach while shopping in Milano! It is unbelievable to see Tina looking so radiant at 75!

Tina looked more than happy to take a look at all the luxury digs at the storefront as she took a look at a few of the fragrances out on the counter and even tried on a pair of spiffy shades with mirrored lenses.
No doubt the couple received great customer service as they chatted up with the suited and booted workers at the boutique.
The Simply The Best hitmaker went casual chic for the occasion as she donned a black jacket over a leather top, blue trousers and patterned flat shoes.

More photos inside the post!

Photo Credit :  DAILY MAIL / GETTY IMAGES

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From Tina to Robbie

Robbie Montgomery, Rhonda Graam and Carolyn Flagg at the Opening of Tina Turner Museum (Photo S.Evans)

Robbie Montgomery, Rhonda Graam and Carolyn Flagg at the Opening of Tina Turner Museum (Photo S.Evans)

One of Ike and Tina Turner most famous Ikettes, Miss Robbie Montgomery is releasing a new cookbook! The “Welcome To Sweetie Pie” star who was a close friend of Tina when she was an Ikette asked the Queen of Rock to write foreword for her new book. And here is what Tina Turner wrote:

Robbie and I worked together and I am happy for her success. Not only has she released this cookbook, but she has a successful business in a chain of restaurants, serving the food we grew up on.This cookbook will show you how to make good down home soul food. Love Tina Turner. I wish you the best with your cookbook Robbie, since you have the Midas touch I know it will be a success, just like your restaurants. And I am very happy for you and I am proud of all that you have accomplished.

Watch the video from Oprah Winfrey Network

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Tina Turner 2015 Heritage Days

Tina Turner Museum Heritage Days 2015

This year celebrations of Tina Turner’s music and legacy will takes place September 25-27, 2015 in Brownsville, USA.
Europe will have to wait a bit longer for their annual celebration of Tina’s 76 Fans Birthday Party in November.

Moreover the freshly opened Tina Turner Museum in Brownsville was recently honored with the 2015 Tennessee Association of Museums Award of Excellence for the Delta Heritage Center. Tina’s longtime assistant and friend Rhonda Graam was present and accepted the awards in Tina’s name declaring:

She is very honored and proud because she recognizes that it brings up her roots in the area and just thrilled that it’s brought recognition to the community and everything and its doing well for students and everyone,” Turner’s longtime personal assistant Rhonda Graam said. Graam says Turner was not able to accept the award in person due to health-related issues. She currently lives in Switzerland.

Photos from last year Grand Opening here!

More info on West Tennessee Delta Center Website! 

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Behind the opening of the Tina Museum

Tina Turner Nutbush Live

They call it Nutbush, they say Nutbush! You say Nut bush!  we take you on a tour behind the scenes of the grand opening of the Tina Turner exhibition in Brownsville,TN close to her worldwide known hometown of Nutbush! With speciall tour guide, Tina Turner’s fan Stephen Evans!


Photos & video credit: Stephen Evans & Anja Offermann.

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New Tina Turner Interview

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Great News! Tina Turner is making the cover of this month issue of  Swiss magazine “Schweizer Illustrierte”. She gave the newspaper a new interview but the photo used are recycled from last year Vogue issue. Still, a very candid, fun Questions/Answers interview where Tina talks about her life in Switzerland, her house, music and being the new face for Swisscom app IO!

 Translation inside the post! Big thanks to Anja!

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(C) Schweizer Illustrierte – 2014

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