Alicia Keys Announced as Headliner for Zo's Summer Groove 2011
That's right ... Soul-pop diva, 14-time Grammy winner, and Swizz Beatz's baby mama Alicia Keys was announced today as the musical headliner for Alonzo Mourning's annual charity weekend.
Officially, the gala begins at 6:30 p.m., although the reception and dinner portions of the evening are pretty much reserved for rich people and common do-gooders with limitless credit cards. Tables along Anniversary Row run $10,000 while individual dinner tickets cost $500.
In other words, most of y'all (and Crossfade too) will be hanging out in the bleacher seats while wealthier individuals help Zo's cause by sipping cocktails and silently bidding on -- as the press release states -- "luxury items, one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia, and personal experiences with your favorite celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment."
But you shouldn't feel bad if you can't drop major change in support of the Overtown Youth Center and Honey Shine Mentoring Program. It's not as if your $45 contribution "Doesn't Mean Anything." 'Cause "Every Little Bit Hurts." Uh, we mean helps.
Alicia Keys as part of Zo's Summer Groove Benefit Dinner and Gala, hosted by Alonzo and Tracy Mourning. Saturday, July 23. Hard Rock Live, One Seminole Way, Hollywood. The dinner begins at 7:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 8:30 p.m. General admission concert tickets cost $45 to $65 via ticketmaster.com. Gala tickets cost $500 to $10,000 via 305-534-7101. Visit zsg.com.
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