Grammy award-winning R&B singer Brandy, is the most recent performer added to an already stellar lineup for Philadelphia’s 6th annual Global Fusion Festival (GFF). Brandy’s latest album Two Eleven, is her first release since the death of her friend and mentor, Whitney Houston. The title of this album is a direct reference to the month and date of Brandy’s birthday and a tribute to Whitney, who passed away on the same date in 2012. Brandy joins headliners Elle Varner, Luke James and Kenny Lattimore, for the FREE concert on Saturday, July 21st, from the Philadelphia Multicultural Affairs Congress (MAC), a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC), as part of PECO’s Multicultural Festival Series at Penn’s Landing.
“To have an artist of Brandy’s caliber performing at this year’s festival is great for Philadelphia,” states PCVB president & CEO Jack Ferguson. “We hope that visitors from along the east coast can join us for a day of great entertainment from Brandy and the other first-rate performers.”
“We are extremely excited to have such a huge name added to the roster of talent performing for this year’s Global Fusion Festival at Penn’s Landing,” states MAC exhibit director, Tanya Hall. “We look forward to a great turnout and a great show.”
GFF is Philadelphia’s largest one-day festival, attracting more than 30,000 attendees. This highly-anticipated event themed “Rhapsody”, features cultural performers, multicultural vendors, a children’s pavilion and the free concert, known for its Grammy award-winning entertainers and diverse talent line-up. The festival celebrates Philadelphia’s African Diaspora, Hispanic, Caribbean and Asian cultures joining together to showcase their unity on one stage.