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The Commodores to perform at SugarHouse Casino

9 July 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Grammy Award-winning icons the Commodores will perform their R&B and funk hits at The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino on Friday, 12 October, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday, 13 July, at 10 a.m. and cost from $55 to $75.

Currently consisting of Walter “Clyde” Orange, James Dean “JD” Nicholas and William “WAK” King, the Commodores have sold 70 million records worldwide and earned five #1 albums on Billboard. During the span of 50 plus years in the industry, the group has also netted seven #1 hits and various Top 10 tracks on Pop and R&B formats. Hit songs include “Brick House,” “Easy,” “Night Shift,” “Three Times a Lady,” “Sail On,” “Just to Be Close to You,” “Lady (You Bring Me Up)” and many more.

“We are excited to hear the timeless classics from the Commodores live,” said Linda Powers, vice president of marketing at SugarHouse Casino. “With many years of creating music, they appeal to multiple generations — there’s something for everyone to enjoy!”

Formed in 1968 while all members were attending Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, the Commodores sold more than 60 million records for Motown and were its largest selling act in the ’70s and ’80s. The group has shown continued success throughout the years, with six new albums sold in stores in addition to their own record label, Commodores Records and Entertainment.

Tickets for the Commodores’ show and for all SugarHouse performances — including Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson (13 July, limited tickets available), Cedric “The Entertainer” & Friends (21 July), KC and the Sunshine Band (11 August), Rock The Yacht (17 August), Jon Dorenbos (24 and 25 August) and Chris D’Elia (29 September) — can be purchased online.

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