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Two jazz icons to perform at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

25 August 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Enjoy the smooth and soulful sounds of Grammy-winning guitarist Norman Brown and chart-topping saxophonist Euge Groove when they take The Event Center stage at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Friday, 22 October, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 and go on sale Friday, 27 August.

Brown, whose “Just Chillin’” album earned him the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album, is known for his fusion of jazz, R&B, pop and blues. Meanwhile, Groove has over a dozen No. 1 hits, including “Slam Dunk,” “Rewind,” and “Get Em Goin’,” and has toured with many musical greats including Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Tina Turner.

“We’re thrilled to have Norman Brown and Euge Groove at Rivers this fall,” said Justin Moore, general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia. “These two incredible musicians are just a few of the many outstanding jazz performers we have coming to the casino this year.”

The Brown and Groove event is Rivers’ second jazz show announced this summer, and it will follow the Dave Koz & Friends performance set for Friday, 17 September, at 8 p.m. Tickets for both shows can be purchased at RiversCasino.com/Philadelphia.

Masks are required for all guests and Team Members, per guidelines from the city of Philadelphia. Rivers Casino Philadelphia is not requiring proof of vaccination at this time, but continues to follow all city, state and CDC health and safety protocols.

Norman Brown

Multiplatinum-selling and Grammy award-winning guitarist Norman Brown will showcase his unique melodies on an array of tracks from his hit albums, including “Just Between Us,” “Celebration,” “Groovin’,”Sending My Love” and many more. With 12 top 10 jazz albums under his belt, Brown’s latest album “Heart to Heart,” features a string of feel-good hits such as “Heading Wes,” “Unconditional,” “Amen” and more.

Euge Groove

Chart-topping saxophonist, composer, producer and radio host Euge Groove is known for his personal sound, which is a beautiful melodic concoction of jazz, R&B, gospel and blues. The charismatic saxman will bring his smooth, soulful sounds highlighted in each of his No. 1 radio hits, including “Slam Dunk,” “Rewind and “Get Em Goin’.” Not only does Groove has not only numerous top tracks, but also an array of notable albums, including “S7ven Large,” “House of Groove,” “Just Feels Right,” “Born to Groove,” “Sing My Song,” and many more. In addition to his own successful solo career, Groove has also worked with everyone from UK blues rocker Joe Cocker and balladeer Luther Vandross to Tower of Power as well as Huey Lewis and the News, and many more.

Other performances in The Event Center include comedian Jamie Kennedy on Friday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m.; Aunt Mary Pat on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m.; and Dave Koz & Friends on Friday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. Tickets for all shows and more information are available at Rivers Casino.com/Philadelphia.

In addition to live performances and concerts, The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia can be reserved for a variety of occasions, including weddings, corporate receptions, seminars, trade shows and more. The space features floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the Delaware River waterfront and the Ben Franklin Bridge. Parking is always free.

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