Monday, August 8, 2011

En Vogue, SWV, Silk to Riverfest Amphitheater

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Whoa. Watch videos of hits by En Vogue, SWV and Silk, who headline the Delta Classic 4 Literacy Old Skool Concert on Friday, Sept. 2 at Riverfest Amphitheater, and the '90s really do feel old school. That's a hard pill to swallow for anyone over, I don't know, 30. It seems like just yesterday that I was grinding watching other people grind to these songs at the junior high dance.

Tickets, which range from $20 for general admission, to $45 for actual seats, to $75 fo VIP, are available via Uncle T's, Ugly Mikes, AR Baptist College, Next Day Wireless and the Record Rack in PB.

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