Philadelphia

Sixers Add Concerts to their Halftime Show

BELL BIV DEVOE, THE SUGARHILL GANG, NINA SKY AND BIZ MARKIE PERFORM IN SIXERS HALFTIME
The Philadelphia 76ers have announced the concert lineup in their four-part Sixers Halftime Concert Series, presented by Coors Light. The award–winning performer roster includes Bell Biv DeVoe, The Sugarhill Gang, Nina Sky and Biz Markie. Sixers fans with tickets to any of the four Friday night home games in the Sixers Halftime Concert Series presented by Coors Light will enjoy Billboard topping hits including “Poison,” “Rapper’s Delight,” “Move Ya Body” and “Just A Friend.”
Three-time American Music Award Winners and four-time Platinum recording artists Bell Biv DeVoe will perform their Billboard hit “Poison” during halftime of the Orlando Magic game on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
The Sugarhill Gang will perform their top hits “Rapper’s Delight” and “Apache” during halftime of the Sixers home game on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. vs. the Portland Trailblazers.  “Rapper’s Delight” was the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
Nina Sky will perform their hit “Move Ya Body,” which reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2004, during halftime of the Sixers Hispanic Heritage Night on Friday, March 3, 2017 vs. the New York Knicks at 7:00 p.m.
Biz Markie will perform his popular hit “Just A Friend” during halftime of the Dallas Mavericks game on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  In 2008, “Just A Friend” made No. 100 on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of All Time.
“We are thrilled to tip-off the Sixers Halftime Concert Series with a partner like Coors Light who appreciates the value of providing exceptional entertainment opportunities for fans and continues to activate in compelling ways that create once-in-a-lifetime memories,” said Chad Biggs, Philadelphia 76ers SVP of Corporate Development and Activation. “We look forward to four performers that will energize the Sixers fans in attendance that night.”
“Coors Light is proud to partner with the Philadelphia 76ers on an exciting season as well as their energetic Halftime Concert Series! At Coors Brewing Company, we like to say our mountain is brewing the most refreshing beer.  So we say cheers to the Sixers and their refreshing halftime entertainment,” said Melissa Riggs, Field Marketing Manager, MillerCoors.
During the 2015-16 season, Coors Light presented the Sixers Halftime Concert game featuring a performance by Montell Jordan. The Sixers Dancers, Dunk Team and mascot Franklin will perform alongside all artists in the Sixers Halftime Concert Series presented by Coors Light. In recent seasons the Sixers Entertainment team has performed with Jordin Sparks, Montell Jordan, Naughty by Nature, Tag Team, Cupid and more.  This past summer Sixers Dancers trained with “Les Twins,” identical brothers, models and dancers Laurent and Larry Bourgeois who have performed and choreographed for Beyonce, Meghan Trainor, Missy Elliot and more.
Tickets are on-sale now for the first game in the Sixers Halftime Concert Series presented by Coors Light on Friday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. against the Orlando Magic and all other halftime concert games.  Fans may purchase tickets at the arena Box Office, by calling 215-339-7676 or at SIXERS.COM, the team’s official new ticketing platform on StubHub which provides fans the tools to search, purchase and exchange Sixers tickets all in a single destination.