R&B fans flock to Westport for phony concert — star was actually entertaining Obama

Posted 1/22/13

He booked Whites of Westport for a concert by rhythm and blues performer  Will Downing, and sold tickets at $27 and $47 apiece.

But Westport Police say Will Downing was nowhere near Westport on the date of that performance.

The …

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