Mother’s Day Music Festival at Prudential Center features The Isley Brothers, Keith Sweat, Monica and SWV


originally published: 02/03/2022

(NEWARK, NJ) – SJ Presents The Good Music Festival of Mother’s Day with iconic multi-platinum and Grammy-winning artists The Isley Brothers, Keith Sweat, Monica and SWV at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Friday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m.

The Isley Brothers are multiple Grammy Award winners, Grammy Hall of Fame inductees, Soul Train and NAACP Award-Winning recipients, recipients of numerous “Lifetime” honors, the (musical) singing group that began as a vocal trio consisting of the O’Kelly brothers Isley Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley in the 1950s.

Keith Sweatshirt, a Billboard®, chart-topping recording artist, performer and founding influence on the New Jack Swing style. Keith Sweat brings his commanding stage presence and soulful music to audiences around the world. Her debut album, Make It Last Forever, sold four million copies, spawning two classic R&B hits, “I Want Her” and the title track, “Make it Last Forever.” For over twenty years, Sweat’s R&B and soul hits have been an influential part of people’s most intimate moments.

Monica, a multi-platinum singer, achieved success as a teenager with her hits “Don’t Take It Personal”, “The Boy is Mine”, “Thought It Was Me” and “So Gone”. Witness the raw soul at its finest. This singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur performed as a child and was part of a traveling gospel choir at age ten. Monica rose to prominence after signing with Rowdy Records in 1993 and releasing her debut album, Miss Thang; two years later, she followed up with a series of successful albums, including the world bestseller The Boy Is Mine.

SWV In the 90s, the ladies of SWV – Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, Leanne “Lelee” Lyons and Tamara “Taj” George – were at the top of the music world. From the streets of New York to stardom, they had a string of ten R&B hits, including “I’m So Into You,” “Right Here,” “Downtown,” “Weak” and “You’re Always On My Listen .” With over 15 million albums sold, a Grammy® nomination, an American Music Award nomination and 11 Billboard Music Award nominations, SWV is unstoppable.

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Mother’s Day Good Music Festival is an annual Mother’s Day concert produced by SJ Presents. The inaugural festival took place in 2016 and was a huge success bringing some of the most iconic R&B and soul acts to the tri-state area for this phenomenal celebration of life. , culture and love. Previous line-ups have included HER, Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Ashanti, Joe, Monica, Avant, Donell Jones, Maze with Frankie Beverly, Anthony Hamilton, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, Kem, Erykah Badu and more.

Prudential center is the world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the state-of-the-art arena is home to the three-time National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup champion New Jersey Devils, Seton University’s NCAA Division I men’s basketball program Hall and more than 175 concerts. , family shows and special events each year. The arena is also home to the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center, which opened to the public in October 2017. The 8,200 square foot experience marks the GRAMMY Museum’s first outpost on the East Coast and features a dynamic combination of educational programs and interactive permanent and traveling exhibits, including a spotlight on New Jersey’s legendary GRAMMY winners. Ranked in the Top 8 nationally by Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today, the Prudential Center is recognized as one of the best venues in the United States and welcomes more than 2 million visitors a year.

SJ Presents Inc. has over 20 years of experience in the world of music and entertainment, concert production and event/partnership marketing. SJ Presents was born from a brand that produced and promoted sold-out concerts for legendary big names and fan favorites like Erykah Badu, HER, Usher, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Maze with Frankie Beverly, Chaka Khan, Tyrese , Earth, Wind and Fire, New Edition, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and comedians Martin Lawrence, Monique, Tracy Morgan and Cedric the Entertainer. SJ Presents has worked alongside major venues in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut including Madison Square Garden, Beacon Theatre, Barclays Center, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Center and Bushnell Theatre. SJ Presents builds and operates comprehensive 360 ​​integrated marketing and promotional campaigns and makes it known that it is not just a concert production and promotion company, but a lifestyle entertainment brand.

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