(NEWARK, NJ) - GRAMMY Museum Experience (TM) Prudential Center closes out its summer “An Evening With” series with Iconic British psychedelic pop legends Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone from The Zombies on Wednesday, August 28 at 7:30pm. and GRAMMY® nominated multi-platinum artist and producer DJ Khaled on Thursday, August 29 at 7:30pm. “An Evening With” Series aims to provide intimate, moderated conversations with iconic recording artists about their creative process, history, current and future projects, to the Newark, NJ community. Past events this summer included Spotlight Series: Bobby Bandiera, Spotlight Series: Brandy Clark, An Evening With: Philip Bailey and The Drop: Miesa.
Tickets priced at $35 are available now at GRAMMYMuseumEXP.org for the two spectacular “An Evening With” events. “An Evening With” events run for approximately 1 hour and 30 min.
“We’ve had an exciting summer at the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center and we can’t imagine a better way to cap it off than with these two seminal artists,” said Mark Conklin, Director of Artist Relations & Programming, GRAMMYMuseum ExperienceTM Prudential Center. “Musical styles and taste may change over the years but great performers and great songs still reign and The Zombies and DK Khaled, each from their respective era, epitomize both.”
An Evening With The Zombies | Wednesday, August 28 @ 7:30pm - The second U.K. band following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America, The Zombies infiltrated the airwaves with the sophisticated melodies, breathy vocals, choral back-up harmonies and jazzy keyboard riffs of their 1960’s hit singles “She’s Not There” and “Tell Her No.” The Iconic British psychedelic pop legends have returned to celebrate their long-awaited Induction into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. On March 29, 2019, The Zombies joined Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, and Roxy Music as the 2019 Class of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
The Zombies are touring in support of their latest Billboard-charting album, Still Got That Hunger, lead by founding and current members, vocalist Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent, alongside Steve Rodford on drums, and renowned session guitarist Tom Toomey. New member, Søren Koch, joined the band following the untimely passing of The Zombies' beloved bassist Jim Rodford (formerly of ARGENT and The Kinks) in early 2018.
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An Evening With DJ Khaled | Thursday, August 29 @ 7:30pm - DJ Khaled retains a perennial spot at the top of the global conversation as a game-changing disruptor, musical mastermind and innovative influencer, mogul and mega-producer.
DJ Khaled’s twelfth full-length album, Father of Asahd [We The Best Music Group/Epic Records], was the “#1 Most-Streamed Record” upon release, achieve a gold certification from the RIAA, and marked his third straight Top 2 debut on the Billboard Top 200 in just three years. The album also yielded the platinum “No Brainer” [feat. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, & Quavo]—his third most-streamed song yet.
DJ Khaled landed back-to-back #1 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with the gold-selling Major Key in 2016 and platinum-certified GRAMMY® Award-nominated Grateful in 2017. The latter boasted the sextuple-platinum Billboard Hot 100 #1 “I’m The One” [feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, & Lil Wayne] and quadruple-platinum “Wild Thoughts” [feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller]. Since launching his career over two decades ago, he has sold in excess of 18 million singles and 5 million albums and generated 3 billion-plus streams. To date, his discography encompasses a staggering eight gold singles, five platinum singles, and two double-platinum singles.
DJ Khaled runs We The Best Music Group—a record label, management, publishing, and production company and in-demand studio.
Please not: DJ Khaled will not be peforming.
GRAMMY Museum Experience (TM) Prudential Center is located at 165 Mulberry Street in Newark, New Jersey. Parking is available at 25 Lafayette Street.