Old School 105.7's Love Affair Concert Brings Romanic Old School Jams To Orleans Arena
Highly-acclaimed funk, soul, R&B and old school entertainers from the 1970s and 1980s, including Midnight Star, Color Me Badd, Tierra, Ready 4 The World featuring Melvin Riley, Evelyn Champagne King, The Jets, Malo, Peaches & Herb and Blue Magic, will bring romantic throwback hits to Old School 105.7's Love Affair Concert at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Formed in 1976 at Kentucky State University, Midnight Star burst into the electro-funk music scene, releasing their debut album "The Beginning" in 1980. The group went on to release more records, including the double-platinum album "No Parking on the Dance Floor," establishing Midnight Star's members as world-renowned entertainers. Midnight Star continues to impress fans around the world with performances of their top hits, including "Operator," "Freak-A-Zoid," "Don't Rock the Boat," "Headlines," "The Midas Touch" and more.
Color Me Badd formed in 1985 releasing their debut R&B album "C.M.B.," selling more than six million copies worldwide and earning certified triple platinum status in the United States. The group has released a string of chart-topping hits, including three No. 1 singles and 17 Top 20 hits like "I Adore Mi Amor," "All 4 Love," "Thinkin' Back," "Slow Motion" and more. Throughout the group's career, Color Me Badd has sold more than 12 million records in the United States and is known internationally in various countries, including Australia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and the United Kingdom. Color Me Badd has won numerous awards, including an American Music Award, Soul Train Music Award and a Smash Hits Poll Winners Award in the United Kingdom.
Celebrated Latin R&B group Tierra started their musical career in East Los Angeles in 1972. The vocal group quickly became known for their ability to blend rock, pop, jazz R&B and salsa in their music, producing their classics "Together," "Gonna Find Her," "Memories" and "Zoot Suit Boogie." The band continues to bring their smooth and soulful sounds to audiences around the world, performing in prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall.
Rounding out the show's lineup are Ready 4 The World featuring Melvin Riley, Evelyn Champagne King, The Jets, Malo, Peaches & Herb and Blue Magic.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32.50 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.