WXPN Welcomes

Emily King

Kevin Garrett

Saturday, December 31, 2022
Doors: 9pm | Show: 10pm

Join us before the show for dinner & drinks in The Lounge, our full-service restaurant & bar which opens at 6pm. See the menu & make reservations here. Mezzanine ticket holders will be able to order from The Lounge menu right from their seat.

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Emily King
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Emily King, born and raised in New York City, began her career with the release of her first album East Side Story. Her magical lyricism and the dynamic delivery earned Emily her first Grammy nomination in the Best R&B Album category and she never looked back. Hits like “Georgia” from her Seven Ep, “Distance” from her album Switch, and “Remind Me” from her album Scenery have made Emily King one of R&B’s most beloved recording artist. Looking at 2019, the success continued with back to back Grammy nominations for “Look At Me Now” in the Best R&B Song category (2019) and for “See Me” in the Best R&B Performance category (2020). Throughout 2021, King has been playing to sold out crowds from New York City to Los Angeles as she celebrates the 10-year anniversary of The Seven EP. Playing songs from the critically acclaimed release including “Georgia”, “No More Room”, and “Sides”, King will continue the run into 2022.

VIP MEET & GREET PACKAGE:

  • One general admission ticket
  • Early entry into the venue
  • Exclusive meet & greet with Emily King
  • Personal photograph with Emily King
  • Limited edition New Years Eve show poster; autographed by Emily King
  • Official meet & greet laminate
  • Limited availability


Kevin Garrett 
Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
Kevin Garrett is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer from Pittsburgh. Best known for his flawless soulful vocals, lush instrumentation, and post-modern alternative adventurousness, he’s an GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist that is ever evolving. With a back catalogue of releases that sits at over 100 million streams and over one million monthly listeners, Kevin’s sound is a captivating example of musicianship that translates seamlessly into a mesmerizing live experience. 

With a reputation for songwriting that precedes him, Kevin’s past collaborators include Beyonce, James Blake, Cynthia Erivo and more recently Lennon Stella, Maths Time Joy and rising indie-pop group Dizzy.

Emily King (born July 10, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter. She started her career in 2004 and her debut album East Side Story was released three years later in August 2007. In December 2007, King was listed as a Grammy nominee for Best Contemporary R&B Album. Born in New York City in 1985, King grew up in a small apartment on the Lower East Side. Her parents, Marion Cowings and Kim Kalesti, were a singing duo who performed and traveled regularly bringing her and her older brother along with them.
Emily King, born and raised in New York City, began her career with the release of her first album East Side Story. Her magical lyricism and the dynamic delivery earned Emily her first Grammy nomination in the Best R&B Album category and she never looked back. Hits like “Georgia” from her Seven Ep, “Distance” from her album Switch, and “Remind Me” from her album Scenery have made Emily King one of R&B’s most beloved recording artist. Looking at 2019, the success continued with back to back Grammy nominations for “Look At Me Now” in the Best R&B Song category (2019) and for “See Me” in the Best R&B Performance category (2020). Throughout 2021, King has been playing to sold out crowds from New York City to Los Angeles as she celebrates the 10-year anniversary of The Seven EP. Playing songs from the critically acclaimed release including “Georgia”, “No More Room”, and “Sides”, King will continue the run into 2022.
Kevin Garrett is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer from Pittsburgh. Best known for his flawless soulful vocals, lush instrumentation, and post-modern alternative adventurousness, he's an GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist that is ever evolving. With a back catalogue of releases that sits at over 100 million streams and over one million monthly listeners, Kevin's sound is a captivating example of musicianship that translates seamlessly into a mesmerizing live experience. With a reputation for songwriting that precedes him, Kevin's past collaborators include Beyonce, James Blake, Cynthia Erivo and more recently Lennon Stella, Maths Time Joy and rising indie-pop group Dizzy. Influenced by the likes of Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder and Joni Mitchell, Kevin Garrett has crafted a unique style of soulful alt-pop that has received much critical acclaim (The Fader, Complex, American Songwriter). Now embarking on his next chapter Kevin Garrett is certainly an artist to keep all eyes on.