Throwback Sizzling Jam, Featuring Top R&B Artists of the '90s, Returns to Orleans Arena July 27
LAS VEGAS-Iconic R&B artists of the '90s will bring their top hits to the fifth-annual Throwback Sizzling Jam at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, July 27. Featured artists include Keith Sweat, Bobby Brown, Blackstreet, Ginuwine, 112, Silk, Michel'le and Public Announcement.
Keith Sweat took the R&B world by storm in 1987 after his debut album 'Make It Last Forever' sold more than three million copies. The album produced the hits 'I Want Her,' 'Something Just Ain't Right,' 'Make It Last Forever' and 'Don't Stop Your Love.' In 1990, he released his second album 'I'll Give All My Love to You,' which included the smash hits 'Make You Sweat,' 'Merry Go Round' and 'Your Love, Pt. 2.' Sweat continued to release hit after hit, including the songs 'Twisted' and 'Nobody.' He went on to win the American Music Award for Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist in 1997.
Bobby Brown rose to fame in the late '70s as a member of the R&B group New Edition and later went on to pursue a solo career. He released one of his most famous albums 'Don't Be Cruel' in 1988, which includes the No. 1 single 'My Prerogative' and the Grammy Award-winning song 'Every Little Step.' Throughout his career, Brown has earned numerous awards, including a Grammy Award, Soul Train Music Award, People's Choice Award and American Music Awards.
Grammy Award-winning group Blackstreet rose to fame in the mid-'90s after releasing their 1996 hit single 'No Diggity' featuring Dr. Dre. The song topped the charts and later took the honor of being included in Rolling Stone and MTV's list of 100 Greatest Pop Songs. In 1998, Blackstreet won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Group.
Rounding out the show's lineup are Ginuwine, 112, Silk, Michel'le and Public Announcement.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45 plus fees and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleansarena.com or www.ticketmaster.com; or in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam's Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
About Orleans Arena
The Orleans Arena, a Boyd Gaming facility located just west of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the nation's leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities and the 2014 recipient of the Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers. In addition, the Orleans Arena is one of only a handful of arenas in the United States to achieve LEED Gold Certification and is part of the largest company in Nevada to achieve SHARP Certification for commitments to safe venue operations. According to Venues Today magazine, the Orleans Arena, which hosts more than 200 events each year, consistently ranks in the Top 10 for ticket sales in the United States and internationally among venues of similar size. These events include nationally touring concerts, NCAA basketball conference tournaments, family shows, motorsports and other unique events. For more information, call 702-365-7469 or visit www.OrleansArena.com. Stay connected to the Orleans Arena on Facebook and on Twitter. The Orleans Arena is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 29 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. For additional Company information and press releases, visit www.boydgaming.com.