More Grammy winners set for concerts at Kettering’s Fraze

More Grammy Award winners are scheduled for concerts at the Fraze Pavilion this summer, it was announced Friday. NICK BLIZZARD/STAFF

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More Grammy Award winners are scheduled for concerts at the Fraze Pavilion this summer, it was announced Friday. NICK BLIZZARD/STAFF

KETTERING — More Grammy Award-winning musicians have been scheduled for concerts at the Fraze Pavilion this summer.

Melissa Etheridge, as well as TLC & Shaggy have been booked as part of four newly announced events, Kettering’s 4,300-seat outdoor entertainment venue announced Friday.

Etheridge’s “One Way Out Tour” is set to stop at the Fraze 8 p.m. July 30. The R&B/pop group TLC and reggae artist Shaggy will both perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 18, according to the Fraze.

Etheridge has been a fan favorite since the late 1980s, and her critically acclaimed eponymous debut album was certified double platinum.

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Among her hits were “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs” and “Ain’t It Heavy,” for which she won her first Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal. She also won an Oscar for Best Original Song in 2007 for “I Need To Wake Up,” part of “An Inconvenient Truth.”

TLC has had four No. 1 singles in the U.S. and won four Grammys, and the same number of multiplatinum albums, including “Fanmail” and “CrazySexyCool.”

Shaggy is a two-time Grammy winner who served four years in the Marines before landing his first record deal and a global crossover hit with “Oh Carolina.”

Also announced Friday were Zack Attack, A Great Throwback Party Band, and the 35th annual The Taste event, “Festive Flavors With Flair.”

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Those events are scheduled for 8 p.m. July 8 and 6 p.m. Aug. 31, respectively, according to the Fraze.

Tickets for all four events will go on sale April 23.

The city of Kettering-owned venue’s season includes more than 30 events with its first show 8 p.m. May 28 featuring Steve Martin and Martin Short.

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