Oakland Arena | Oakland, California
Prepare to be entertained by some of America’s top R&B acts this spring! The Legacy Tour featuring headliners New Edition and special guests Keith Sweat and Guy, is coming to Oakland, California. The show is anticipated to be one of the most exciting music extravaganzas this season! On Sunday, 9th April 2023, New Edition and their support acts are set to light up the Oakland Arena with their biggest hits and fan favorites! The show is part of New Edition’s brand-new massive tour of 30 dates across North America! If you’re an R&B fan, this is your chance to experience the Legacy Tour in Oakland! So hurry and grab your tickets now!
Grammy-nominated R&B icons New Edition released several chart-topping hits and entertained music lovers during the ‘80s. The supergroup, founded in 1978, comprises Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, and Ralph Tresvant. Sixth member Johnny Gill joined the group in 1986. The group was formed after Brown was inspired by the Jackson 5. He put New Edition together and became the early blueprint of what modern music now calls boy bands. Each member has their own specialty in rap or vocals.
In 1983, New Edition dropped its debut album, Candy Girl. The album spawned several hit songs, including “Is This The End” and “Popcorn Love. The following year, the group released its eponymous sophomore album. The platinum-selling album dominated Billboard’s Top R&B Albums and debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200. Moreover, the 1984 effort spawned several monumental hits, including “Mr. Telephone Man” and “Cool It Now.”
New Edition’s chart-topping and platinum-selling success has earned them numerous accolades, including the American Music Awards, a Soul Train Award, a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, and an induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Four decades into their career, New Edition remains among the top R&B acts to watch this 2023! So hurry and score tickets now to their show at the Oakland Arena on Sunday, 9th April 2023!