On Wednesday, February 4th, Citi presented an EXCLUSIVE acoustic performance by Grammy® nominee Aloe Blacc*** at the Nice Guy in Los Angeles. On hand were a select group of tastemakers invited to attend the event as well as Citi SVPs and VPs to make sure the event went off without a glitch.
Citi offers Citi credit and debit cardmembers access to tickets to thousands of live events annually through Citi Private Pass, the bank's entertainment access program.
Citi's previous live performances have featured artists ranging from Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Coldplay, John Legend and Robert Plant.
***Aloe Blacc released his major-label debut album Lift Your Spirit March 11th, 2014 on XIX Recordings/Interscope Records where it debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The set followed up Blacc's collaboration as vocalist and co-writer on well-known DJ/producer Avicii's track "Wake Me Up," a song that hit the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on its Hot Dance Club Songs and Dance/Electronic Songs charts, as well as topping charts in more than 100 countries.
Blacc's single "The Man" topped the charts and with more than 2.4 million singles sold. Blacc spent the summer out on a U.S. tour with Bruno Mars in support of Lift Your Spirit and made his acting debut in "Get On Up," the James Brown biopic. Lift Your Spirit was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 57th Grammy Awards. To learn more about Aloe Blacc, visit www.aloeblacc.com and follow him on Twitter @aloeblacc