Concord Pavilion | Concord, California
Calling all Soul music lovers in California! Get ready for another soul-tastic event as the Concord Pavilion delivers the next installment of the Stone Soul Concert to the City of Concord! Last year, the highly-anticipated music festival serenaded guests with non-stop magical hits and crowd favorites! These songs were performed by some of the hottest names in the business! This 2023, the Stone Soul Concert returns to the Concord Pavilion on Sunday 28th, May 2023! This coveted show delivers a star-studded line-up comprising the biggest names in soul, funk, and R&B, such as platinum-selling singer-songwriter KEM, chart-topping songstress Fantasia, multi-award winning performer Robin Thicke, and several more show stoppers, including Joe, Vivian Green, and Kurtis Blow, and the World-Famous Show! Fill up your soul with excellent music this spring by securing your tickets now to the Stone Soul Concert only at the Concord Pavilion!
The Stone Soul Concert series is recorded to be one of America’s longest-running soul music festivals. The first concert was held in 1988 and featured a star-studded lineup composed of The Whispers, the chart-topping funk group, Cameo, and several other soul and R&B performers. The show, held in Oakland, California, amassed over 5,000 fans and filled the original venue to the brim! Clearly, people love soul music! Hence, the Stone Soul Concert series was born. Each year, the festival attracts more spectators. Organizers also changed their venues numerous times to accommodate the influx of growing fans. Come 2023, the Stone Soul Concert will make its phenomenal return to the Concord Pavilion, which can easily house 12,500 music fans.
Some of the biggest names in the festival’s history include Grammy Award-winning artists, such as Baby Face and George Clinton. Last year, Gladys Knight wowed the crowd with her outstanding chops as she performed her smash hits, including the iconic “Midnight Train to Georgia.” This year, the concert remains at the top of the soul music game with big names in R&B and soul.
R&B singer-songwriter and renowned producer Kem is one of Motown’s most valuable gems. Since the 2000s, he has been releasing chart-performing studio efforts. His breakthrough debut album Kemistry entered the Billboard 200 and peaked at number 14 on the R&B charts. Although the album’s performance on the charts was moderately good, it sold over 500,000 copies in the U.S., making it a gold-certified record. After his incredible debut, KEM moved on to release several more notable records, including the platinum-selling effort Album II. This spring, fans can look forward to Kem’s electrifying setlist, which may include his number 1 hits, such as “It’s You,” “Why Would You Stay,” “Nobody,” and “Stuck On You.”
Grammy-nominated singer, Robin Thicke, made waves in 2013 with his massive single, “Blurred Lines,” featuring rappers T.I and Pharell Williams. The song has been recorded as one f the best-selling singles of all time and received numerous accolades, including winning Song of the Year at the 2013 Soul Train Music Awards. Thicke’s commercially successful career has also earned him five Grammy nods, four Billboard Music Awards, and two Soul Train Music Awards. See these amazing artists on stage at the Concord and several other notable performers, such as Fantasia, Joe, Vivian Green, Kurtis Blow, and the World-Famous Show!
Tickets to see the 2023 Stone Soul Concert at the Concord Pavilion are now up for grabs!