Janet Jackson, New Edition to perform on Derby Day at Lynn Family Stadium

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Five-time Grammy Award winner Janet Jackson is bringing the rhythm to Louisville on Derby Day.

Jackson will perform the first ever concert at Lynn Family Stadium on May 7 as part of the 85° West Music Festival.

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She will be joined by the six original members of New Edition: Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant, Michael Bivins, Ronnie Devoe and Ricky Bell.

Jackson, the sister of legendary pop singer Michael Jackson, is a Billboard chart-topping, Grammy-winning star with over 100 million records sold. One of the world’s most acclaimed artists, she has won five Grammy Awards, 11 Billboard Music Awards, and 11 American Music Awards. Her show will feature songs from each of her 12 platinum albums.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 25 at the Lynn Family Stadium box office and online at seatgeek.com. The stadium box office is open only on home game days for Lou City and Racing Louisville, beginning 3 hours before kickoff.

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Shellie Sylvestri

Shellie Sylvestri

Shellie Sylvestri joined the WAVE 3 News team in November of 2019 and is the station's digital content manager.