Top freestyle, pop and dance artists of the ‘80s and ‘90s will bring their greatest hits to Freestyle Old School Jam at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, April 28. Featured artists include Stevie B., Lisa Lisa, Exposé, Taylor Dayne, Debbie Deb, Trinere, Newcleus, 69 Boyz, Tag Team, and Tawatha of MTume.
Singer-songwriter and producer Stevie B. was a freestyle pioneer in Miami, Fla. in the late ‘80s, bursting into the music scene in 1987 with his smash hit “Party Your Body.” Early in his career, Stevie B. garnered his first Top-40 hits with “I Wanna Be the One” and “In My Eyes,” as well as the Top-10 single “Love Me for Life.” In 1990, Stevie B. released one of his best-loved, platinum-selling albums, “Love & Emotion,” including his No. 1 hit “Because I Love You (The Postman Song)” and Top-15 hit “I’ll Be by Your Side.”
Hailing from New York City, Lisa Lisa took the freestyle and pop world by storm in the mid-1980s as a member of the band Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam. The group was best known for their smash hits “Head to Toe,” “Lost in Emotion,” “Can You Feel the Beat” and more. Lisa Lisa has also released solo projects, including her 1994 album “LL77” that included the hits “Skip to My Lu” and “When I Fell in Love.” Aside from her musical career, Lisa Lisa is an actress who has starred on Nickelodeon’s show “Taina.” She has also appeared in numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway shows.
Rounding out the show’s lineup are Taylor Dayne, Debbie Deb, Trinere, Newcleus, 69 Boyz, Tag Team, and Tawatha of MTume.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $30 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
About Orleans Arena
The Orleans Arena, a Boyd Gaming facility located just west of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the nation’s leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities and the 2014 recipient of the Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers. In addition, the Orleans Arena is one of only a handful of arenas in the United States to achieve LEED Gold Certification and is part of the largest company in Nevada to achieve SHARP Certification for commitments to safe venue operations. According to Venues Today magazine, the Orleans Arena, which hosts more than 200 events each year, consistently ranks in the Top 10 for ticket sales in the United States and internationally among venues of similar size. These events include nationally touring concerts, NCAA basketball conference tournaments, family shows, motorsports and other unique events. For more information, call 702-365-7469 or visit www.OrleansArena.com. Stay connected to the Orleans Arena on Facebook and on Twitter (@orleansarena). The Orleans Arena is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.