Grammy Award-Winner Ashanti Headlines July 8 at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, actor and author ASHANTI to headline the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Showtime is 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $70 and are available for purchase now at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.
Ashanti burst onto the music scene in 2002 with her self-titled debut album, Ashanti. It landed the #1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B album charts, selling a whopping 504,593 units in its first week. This set a SoundScan record as the most albums sold by any debut female artist in the chart’s history and granted her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Over the span of her 20 year career, Ashanti has released six studio albums and received a number of illustrious rewards including eight Billboard Awards, a Grammy, two American Music Awards, two Soul Train Awards and six ASCAP Awards. She has reigned at the top as one of Billboard’s “Top Females of the Decade from 2000-2010” and continues to break Billboard records having a Hot 100 entry every decade in the 2000’s, 2010’s and 2020’s.
Ashanti has appeared in various television and movie roles, including The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz, The Proud Family, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Army Wives, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, American Dreams, Resident Evil Extinction, John Tucker Must Die, and Bride & Prejudice. She executive produced and starred in the musical drama and feature film STUCK, and donned her executive producer hat once again for the feature film Mothers and Daughters, starring Sharon Stone, Susan Sarandon and Mira Sorvino. Ashanti leads the cast of the family friendly Honey Girls and is currently filming The Plus One.
Ashanti has attained several major brand partnerships including her own fragrance, "Precious Jewel" with AMC Beauty, endorsements with Candies Apparel, Herbal Essence, a clothing line in collaboration with Miss Circle, and swimsuit line with Pretty Little Thing. Ashanti wrote her first book of poetry through Hyperion titled Foolish/Unfoolish: Reflections on Love and will release a book with Harper Collins in 2022.
Ashanti is the Ambassador for the Jumpstart Reading Program and became the “Youth of the Year” Ambassador for the Boys and Girls Club of America in 2009 and was inducted into their Hall of Fame. She became a member of their "BE GREAT" Campaign with Denzel Washington and was a part of the “Let’s Move” health campaign with Michelle Obama. To celebrate her contributions to music and recording, Ashanti will receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Spring 2022.
The Live! Event Center is a new multi-use meeting, concert and event venue that features some of the nation’s best touring acts, comedians, championship boxing and other show-stopping entertainment at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Upcoming headliners include:
‘FUNNY HOW?’ TOUR WITH VIC DiBITETTO & ERIC D’ALESSANDRO
Friday, May 13, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
Friday, May 13, 2022 | 10:00 p.m.
Tickets starting at $45
THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER
Friday, May 20, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
Tickets starting at $25
JACKIE “THE JOKE MAN” MARTLING
Thursday, June 9, 2022
8:00 p.m. | Tickets starting at $25
Saturday, June 11, 2022
8:00 p.m. | Tickets starting at $59
Thursday, July 7, 2022
7:00 p.m. | Tickets starting at $20
Friday, July 22, 2022
8:00 p.m. | Tickets starting at $30
Sunday, August 7, 2022
7:00 p.m. | Tickets starting at $30
AN EVENING WITH HOUSEWIVES
Friday, August 26, 2022
7:00 p.m. | Tickets starting at $45
All tickets available at Philadelphia.livecasinohotel.com or AXS.com.
About Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Voted Best Overall Gaming Resort in Pennsylvania by Casino Player Magazine, Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia has transformed the South Philadelphia Stadium District into a nationally unrivaled one-stop destination to enjoy the fast-paced action of four major professional sports teams, memorable entertainment, premier dining, well-appointed hotel accommodations and world-class gaming. Conveniently located off I-95 and I-76, the facility features more than 200 luxury hotel rooms that are Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide, a FanDuel® Sportsbook and Lounge, over 2,100 slots and electronic table games, and 150 live action table games, including a dedicated poker room. New dining and entertainment options include the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; Luk Fu, serving authentic Asian cuisine; Sports & Social Philly, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge; the 10th Street Market, a unique food hall featuring Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint and Guy’s Burger Joint; Philadelphia-favorites Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, Termini Bros. Bakery and Sang Kee Noodle Bar & Kitchen; Morty’s Deli and Luckie’s Liquor. A spirited nightlife scene at Center Bar and R Bar rounds out the Live! experience. The property offers more than 15,000-square-feet of customizable meeting and event space, as well as ample, secure parking. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia was developed and remains owned and managed by Stadium Casino RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. For reservations, call 1-833-472-5483 or visit Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - @livecasinophl
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