Kool & The Gang returns to the Occasion Heart at Rivers On line casino Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Cel-e-brate good times … come on! The band, who christened The Event Center Stage at Rivers Casino in March 2019, is back on Labor Day Weekend 2021.

Kool & The Gang, R&B icons of the 70s and 80s, return to the Event Center on Saturday, September 4th at 7pm. A previously announced performance for 2020 at the Rivers has been postponed due to the pandemic.

Kool & The Gang, best known for their hits “Celebration”, “Cherish” and “Jungle Boogie”, have dominated the R&B scene since it officially launched in 1969. Their bulletproof funk and jazz arrangements and smooth sound have won the group brought in two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 top ten R&B hits, 9 top ten pop hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums. The band’s drum beats, guitar, and signature horn lines run through tracks from numerous artists including the Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Cypress Hill, and P. Diddy.

“Kool & The Gang makes every performance a celebration,” said Shannon Redmond, vice president of marketing at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “They played to a sold-out audience on their last visit, and we expect a similar response for this long time. expected return. ”

In addition to the band’s already stellar résumé, Kool & The Gang was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame and continues to be one of the most sampled R&B bands of all time. Her top hit “Celebration” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in particular.

In 2016, the East Coast indigenous people reappeared on the recording scene, releasing the single “Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours),” which rose to # 15 on the Billboard Adult R&B chart. Kool & The Gang toured with Kid Rock, Dave Matthews Band, Elton John, The Roots and a 50-city tour with legendary rock band Van Halen. They continue to perform all over the world.

Tickets to the Kool & The Gang show start at $ 39 and can be purchased from the Gift Shop or at RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.

ABOUT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH: Located on the city’s North Shore and open 24/7, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is one of the premier gaming and entertainment destinations in Western Pennsylvania. Rivers offers over 2,500 slot machines and 129 table games – including a 30-table poker room and 55 hybrid playgrounds. Rivers is home to BetRivers Sportsbook, Pittsburgh’s first and only licensed sportsbook, and is the go-to place for all sports fans and bettors. Additional amenities include a varied lineup of eight different bars and restaurants, including Martorano’s Prime, celebrity chef Steve Martorano’s new Italian-American steakhouse, and a 25,000-square-foot event center on the second level that hosts concerts, weddings, and more. For more information and current offers, visit RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.

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