Sixteen-time Grammy Award nominated Brian McKnight will perform contemporary R&B at the Eastside Events Center inside Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel at 5255 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. An R&B musician, singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer, McKnight is widely regarded as one of the strongest talents in the adult urban contemporary R&B genre. Most recognized for his strong falsetto range, McKnight also is a multi-instrumentalist who can play the piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet.
Seven of McKnight’s 13 albums have gone platinum, with several going two or three times platinum, and he has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. His stellar record of chart consistency, has been coupled with successful tours and collaborations with performers across every genre including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
McKnight’s musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his New York church choir and a high school band leader. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal and never looked back performing songs such as “I Remember You,” “Anytime,” “One Last Cry,” “The Only One for Me,” and “Still.”
Tickets start at $19.95 and can be purchased at www.eastsidecannery.com or by calling the Eastside Cannery box office at (702) 856-5470.