Nine-time Grammy nominee R&B singer Charlie Wilson will perform Sept. 16 at the Washington State Fair as part of the Columbia Bank concert series. Tickets go on sale April 30.
Now 61, Wilson just released his sixth solo album in January, including the hit single “Goodnight Kisses,” and continues to tour extensively, performing about 50 concerts and festivals a year. Co-founder of ’80s funk trio the Gap Band, the Oklahoma native has received Grammy nominations for rap and R&B. He is in remission for prostate cancer, and has been an active spokesperson for awareness about the disease.
Appearing with Wilson at the fair will be R&B singer Joe.
Tickets for the Charlie Wilson concert range from $45-$65, including fair admission, and go on sale 10 a.m. April 30 at the fairground box office (10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays), by phone at 888-559-FAIR or at thefair.com/fun/details/Charlie-Wilson.
More information: charliewilsonmusic.com.