K-Ci & JoJo to Headline Civic Center Concert
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 4:48PM

One of the area’s biggest R&B concerts in recent memory will converge on the Civic Center of Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 19, as the Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center venue welcomes the “Down at the Juke Joint” tour.

The 8 p.m. concert will be headlined by K-Ci & JoJo, along with special guests Howard Hewett, Urban Mystic, Charrelle, and Glenn Jones. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m.

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale this Friday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. at the Civic Center box office and all TicketMaster outlets.

Advance general admission tickets are $28.50 each. A very limited number of VIP reserved seats in front of the stage are available for $34.50 each. Tickets will increase $5 each day of show.

The Civic Center box office is open Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Tickets will also be available through TicketMaster at www.TicketMaster.com, or by calling TicketMaster at (800) 745-3000. The Box Office accepts Visa, MasterCard, and cash. Processing fees will be added for credit card purchases at the Box Office.

K-Ci & JoJo, formerly of the group Jodeci, recently signed a new recording deal with Soda Pop Records, which is owned and operated by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. The duo is known for such hit songs as “Crazy,” “All My Life,” “You Bring Me Up,” “Tell Me It’s Real,” and others. “All My Life,” a number-one hit, is considered one of the greatest jazz pop melodies of all time.

Howard, the former lead singer of the group Shalamar, is known as both an R&B and gospel singer. His hits include “Stay,” “I’m For Real,” “Show Me,” and the gospel song “Say Amen.”

Charrelle’s hits include “I Don’t Mean To Turn You On,” “Where Do I Turn To,” and the duets “Saturday Love,” and “Never Knew Love Like This” with Alexander O’Neal.

Glenn Jones is known for such chart singles as “Show Me,” “Bring Back Your Love,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Here I Go Again,” and “From Now Own.”

The youngest performer on the upcoming tour is 27-year-old Urban Mystic, known for such hits as “Where Were You,” “It’s You,” “In The Morning,” “Your Portrait,” and “I Refuse.”

Article originally appeared on The Anderson Observer (http://andersonobserver.com/).
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