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Jon B / Hi-Five in association with WBLS

Thursday, June 20, 2013

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

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Jon B is an accomplished musician, noted songwriter and producer who combined 1970s Soul with Hip-Hop influences in his debut album, Bonafide.  A soulful album that highlighted his dulcet tenor, it earned him both critical and commercial success, especially with the GRAMMY nominated song “Someone to Love” featuring Babyface. Jon B’s success continued with his platinum album Cool Relax, fueled by the success of “They Don’t Know,” which topped the R&B charts. In the album Stronger Everyday, Jon experimented with sounds and textures to accompany his vocals that gave his music a deeper, mature vibe.  Hopeless Romantic, showcased his songwriting skills, featuring the single “Ooh So Sexy” with Paul Wall. In 2011, Jon B released Comfortable Swagg, which celebrates his journey as a family man.

Hi-Five is an R&B quintet based in from Texas, which had a #1 hit on Billboard's Hot 100 in the early 1990s with "I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)."  Considered one of the best examples of the New Jack Swing sound, they band has regrouped with new members.

Location

Betsy Head Memorial Playground in Betsy Head Park Accessible
Brooklyn
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@summerstage.org

Categories

Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

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