KEMEvent Details: 7:30 p.m., December 27, Chaifetz Arena
The legendary R&B singer KEM will come to Chaifetz Arena on Friday, Dec. 27, as part of the Holiday Jam Tour with special guest Faith Evans.
Members of the SLU community can purchase tickets in advance of the general public during a special pre-sale held beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, and ending 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10. Visit the Ticketmaster website and enter the code "SLU13" to buy.
Nashville-born, Detroit-based singer/songwriter/musician/producer KEM is a smooth, spiritually-oriented R&B artist inspired by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan and Grover Washington Jr.
His self-released debut, Kemistry, featured the No. 1 R&B hit "Love Calls" and was certified Gold. His sophomore effort, Album II, included the hits "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Find Your Way (Back in My Life)" and yielded a Billboard Music Award for "Top R&B Single of the Year."
Multi-platinum Grammy Award winning recording artist, Faith Evans will join KEM as part of this special evening. Evans' storied career includes a Grammy Award for her hit single "I'll Be Missing You." In 2009, Evans won the African-American Literary Award for her memoir Keep the Faith.