70s music group KC & The Sunshine Band perform August 14-15 in Las Vegas at The Orleans Showroom. KC and The Sunshine Band will return with their greatest hits for three nights during the summer.
Tickets for the concert in Las Vegas are now available starting from $54.95. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.orleanscasino.com or calling the Box Office at 702-365-7075.
The R&B band made their debut in 1973 when bassist Richard Finch and lead singer Harry Wayne “KC” Casey released their quick charting song “Blow Your Whistle.” It soon became Top 15 on the R&B charts.
Two years their self-titled album two years later made the band a household name because of their triple platinum status. Popular songs from this album skyrocketed to No. 1 hits including “Boogie Shoes,” “Get Down Tonight,” “Rock Your Baby” “That’s the Way (I Like It).” This is the first band to make top No. 1 singles in a 12-month period. There was plenty of cross over with three of the singles hitting top of R&B charts, too.
Their popularity continued to increase with their 1976 release, Part 3, which struck triple platinum. Tracks that became No. 1 included “Shake Your Booty,” “I’m Your Boogie Man” and “Keep it Coming.”
KC music has been featured in more than 75 movies. Some of these are Forest Gump, Goldmember, Saturday Night Fever and Rush Hour. A long list of esteemed awards including Best R&B Artist at the American Music Awards and received three Grammy Awards are added to his accolades.
In addition to a long string of No. 1 hits, KC has received three Grammy Awards for his work, and has also been named Best R&B Artist at the American Music Awards. His music has been featured in more than 75 movies, including Saturday Night Fever (for which he won a Grammy as Best Producer), Forrest Gump, Boogie Nights, Rush Hour and Austin Powers in Goldmember. Photo Credits: CourtesyTags: KC The Sunshine Band, Las Vegas concert, music