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Broadway legend Stephanie Mills

August 13, 2010 5:50:23 AM PDT
Caring for Kids presents: World renowned instrumentalist Kenny G, with special guests Broadway legend Stephanie Mills, and celebrated singer-songwriter Jeffrey Osborne performing on Saturday, August 14th at 7:00 p.m. at the lavish Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, IL. Every penny raised benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children®, providing medical care for children 18 years and younger at no charge to patient or family.

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000.

Multi-platinum, Grammy-winning recording artist Kenny G has sold over 75 million albums globally and he just released his 13th studio album, "Heart and Soul" on June 29, 2010. He will be performing songs from the new album as well as audience favorites. "Heart and Soul" returns Kenny to his R&B roots, including tracks with guest artists Robin Thicke and Babyface. Kenny G is easily the world's most renowned saxophonist. Kenny G has collaborated with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, etc.

Acclaimed singer Stephanie Mills - Broadway Star (Tony award winning musical "The Wiz"), Grammy and American Music Award winning Blues, R&B and Soul artist will perform as Kenny G's special guest. Mills' upcoming album, "Breathless" will be released later this year, and her first single will be released late summer. Stephanie wrote 8 of the 10 songs on "Breathless" and the soulful R&B songs describe the beauty and the sadness in relationships.

Jeffrey Osborne whose solo career has brought him five gold and platinum albums will perform in addition to Kenny G and Stephanie Mills. Osborne who was originally a member of the band L.T.D. decided to pursue a solo career, which produced several Top 40 hits. On October 6, 2010 he will release From The Soul, the eagerly awaited new soul album which showcases classic songs by Teddy Pendergrass, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfeild and many others. With his distinctive baritone voice, Osborne confirms why he remains one of R&B's most enduring talents.

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is an international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, without financial obligation to patients or their families. The organization depends on the generosity of donors and funds raised by special events, such as the Caring for Kids concert series. For more information please visit www.rhythmonthevine.org or www.shrinershospitals.org

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