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Kool & the Gang

Saturday, July 18, 2020
8:00 pm

This event has been canceled and will not be rescheduled due to scheduling conflicts with the summer of 2021. If you currently have tickets to this event and have not yet submitted your re-ticketing preferences, click here to do so.

Thanks to iconic songs like Celebration, Cherish, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness, and Open Sesame, Kool & the Gang has earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums. From Nairobi to Newark, they’ve performed continuously longer than any R&B group in history and their bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled R&B band of all time. A reviewer recently called their performance “a 24-karat show” and every year, even after a half-century on the road, yields a non-stop schedule of shows across the globe. The heavily-in-demand band has continued to tour the world, appearing most recently alongside Kid Rock, Dave Matthews Band, Elton John, and The Roots and performing on a recent, 50-city tour with the legendary rock band Van Halen.

 

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