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News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 09.03.19

Brian McKnight

Grammy-nominated artist fills The Event Center with holiday spirit in December

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 3, 2019 — Acclaimed contemporary singer, songwriter, producer and musician Brian McKnight, known for hits like “Anytime,” “Forever” and “I Want You,” brings his holiday show to The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino on Friday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 6, and cost from $59 to $79.

With 19 albums, 30 million copies sold worldwide, numerous chart-topping hits and 16 Grammy Award nominations, McKnight is one of the most iconic names in contemporary music. Over the past 25 years, McKnight has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Billboard Songwriter of the Year Award, Soul Train Awards and American Music Awards.

McKnight’s most notable album, “Back At One,” sold over 3 million copies, launching him to international stardom. Since then, he has been releasing new music and performing nonstop all over the world. In 2017, McKnight released the hit studio album “Genesis,” that features the popular tracks “Forever” and “I Want You.” This year’s latest album, “Bedtime Stories,” includes songs such as “42 (Grown Up Tipsy)” and “When I’m Gone” that showcase McKnight’s strong falsetto and unique sound that fans know and love.

In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight also found success outside of his thriving music career. He starred in the Broadway production of “Chicago” and was also a red carpet host for Extra! TV. With over two decades in the music industry, McKnight has pioneered the contemporary genre and continues to perform his classic songs.

Other upcoming concerts in The Event Center include The Alan Parsons Live Project on Friday, Sept. 27. All SugarHouse Casino Event Center performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets and more information are available at

In addition to live performances and concerts, The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino 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.



Located along the Delaware Riverfront in Philadelphia, SugarHouse Casino features 1,755 slots, 105 table games, 62 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers eight distinctive restaurants and bars — among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Tacconelli’s Pizzeria, Saxbys and Geno’s Steaks — riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking, and promotions and giveaways daily. SugarHouse, which opened in 2010, employs approximately 1,600 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Philadelphia. SugarHouse Casino is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit



Jeff Shurilla

For SugarHouse Casino

267-932-8760, ext. 304