Four-Time Grammy Award Nominee Eric Benet To Perform At Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Star To Appear As Part Of Jazz FM’s Luxury Soul Weekender In May

This information originated in UK English.

May 23, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, UK -  Hilton Birmingham Metropole will be the venue for the 16th annual Luxury Soul Weekender 27th – 29th May 2011 in association with Jazz FM.

Over 25 DJs playing the best in salsa, Jazz, disco, funk, soul, Latin and much more. The headline live act will be the worldwide superstar R&B soul artist, and four-time Grammy award nominee, Eric Benet.

Eric has released four albums during his career and has numerous hit songs including the chart topping number one single “Spend My Life With You”, featuring Tamia. His latest album “Lost In Time”, a passionate, playful and heartfelt tribute to the classic soul sounds of the '70s, features duets with the likes of The O'Jays, Eddie Levert, Faith Evans and Ledisi, and has been a huge critical and commercial success.

Eric will be performing on Saturday 28th May at 9pm, in addition to the four rooms of music played by guest DJs to suit all music fans and soul lovers.

Eric said, of his visit to Birmingham and performing at Jazz FM’s Luxury Soul Weekender, “I’m really looking forward to bringing my full band to Birmingham and to performing tracks from my new album for my UK fans for the first time as well as hitting them with some of the old time faves”.

The four star hotel, based at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, is one of the UK’s largest conference and events venues. Along with a £20m investment in the hotel, guests at the Jazz FM Luxury Soul Weekender will be treating themselves to a fabulous weekend of great music, great food at a great venue – a luxury weekend indeed.

Commenting, Patrick Stapleton, general manager of the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, said: “We are excited about the Luxury Soul Weekender, especially with such a stellar line-up for the event. What a great way to spend the Bank Holiday weekend.”

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