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KATHY SLEDGE OF SISTER SLEDGE THE “WE ARE FAMILY TOUR” FULL BAND COMING TO RIVERS CASINO PHILADELPHIA

News Release | Philadelphia, PA Posted on 07.12.22

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KATHY SLEDGE OF SISTER SLEDGE THE “WE ARE FAMILY TOUR” FULL BAND COMING TO RIVERS CASINO PHILADELPHIA

Music of iconic Philly singer performs in The Event Center on Sept. 2

PHILADELPHIA — July 12, 2022 — Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge and the “We Are Family” Tour will echo through Philadelphia as she performs the band’s global anthem at Rivers Casino Philadelphia alongside a full band on Friday, Sept. 2, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets for The Event Center concert start at $29 and go on sale Friday, July 15, at 10 a.m.

Kathy was born into a family of prodigious musical talent that also included sisters Joni, Kim and Debbie, and they formed the Philadelphia-based group Sister Sledge in 1971. The band created a unique sound that earned Grammy nominations, No. 1 hits and timeless global anthems. The lyrics to their hit song “We Are Family,” beautifully sung by Kathy, were inspired by the real-life dynamic between the four sisters and propelled them to worldwide fame. Kathy’s artistic triumphs encompass chart-topping hits, platinum albums and successful forays into several genres of popular music.

“It’s an honor to host such a legendary local star in our Event Center,” said Justin Moore, general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia. “The crowd will be singing all night long to her music and her family’s timeless classic hits.”

The “We Are Family” tour is part of the upcoming entertainment at Rivers Casino, which is scheduled as follows:

  • 7/30: Ed Bassmaster
  • 8/11: George Benson
  • 8/20: Jonathan Butler and Gerald Albright
  • 8/26: Gloria Gaynor
  • 9/2: Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge and the “We Are Family” Tour
  • 9/3: Chingy
  • 9/17: DJ Jazzy Jeff
  • 9/24: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

For tickets and more information, please visit RiversCasino.com/Philadelphia.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Jeff Shurilla
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215-764-2376
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