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An Evening Of Love: Keith Sweat, Silk, Carl Thomas and Mya

Grand Theater - Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolley Line Blvd.
Mashantucket, CT 06338
United States
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Keith Sweat - One of the earliest practitioners of the ‘New Jack Swing’ style of music, an innovative blend of soul singing and hip-hop beats. Known for his distinctive ‘whining’ vocal style, Sweat has established himself as one of the most successful male R&B/soul singers not only in America but also in other parts of the world. He is a veteran of contemporary R&B music and has effortlessly presided over a musical style that has continuously evolved, since the release of his triple platinum certified album ‘Make It Last Forever’. He has always been innovative in his music and has incorporated many modern variations like the use of the ‘swingbeat’ but has never steered from the use of traditional soul base. Carl Thomas - With the single "I Wish" released in late 1999, topping the R&B charts for six consecutive weeks, creating strong interest. Emotional, his debut album was released on April 18, 2000. On the strength of this single, and the album's other singles, "Summer Rain", and the title track "Emotional" at #8 on the R&B charts, the album was certified platinum with over 1 million in sales. The hit song spent six long weeks at number- one on the US R&B chart and set the stage for his debut album “Emotional”, On the success of “I Wish”.

Silk - is a highly celebrated, R&B quintet who has sold over 5 million records. The group still comprises the original members who debuted in 1992. These gentlemen are Timzo (Timothy Cameron), Jim (Jimmy Gates, Jr.), Big G (Gary Glenn), Lil G (Gary Jenkins) and John John (Johnathen Rasboro). Popular for baby-making ballads and New Jack Swing favorites, Silk is best known for their 1993 pop hit, “Freak Me.” Other hits include “If You”, “Meeting In My Bedroom”, “Girl U For Me”, “Lose Control”, “Hooked On You” and “Don’t Rush”. The group was discovered by Keith Sweat over 20 years ago yet they continue to enjoy longevity in the industry with six studio albums.

Mya - Grammy Award Winning Artist Mýa, celebrates 20 years in the music industry as an internationally known, respected singer, songwriter, producer, musician, dancer/choreographer, actress, activist and philanthropist. Mýa featured the massively successful singles “It’s All About Me,” “Movin On” and “My First Night With You” “Ghetto Superstar” & “Take Me There.” In 2000, Mýa released her second double platinum album, Fear of Flying, featuring the hits “Case of the Ex”, “Free” and “Best of Me.”