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Veteran R&B singer Ashanti and newcomer Queen Naija will be performing at the forthcoming “R&B Only” music festival slated to take place in Orlando, Florida, this weekend.

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The concert takes place on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Orlando Amphitheater. It also features performances by YK Osiris and Will Wildfire.

Hosted by Jabari and Apex Laurent, “R&B Only” will also have two DJs, Dauche and Tiara Monique on board to spin classic R&B tunes.

Advance regular tickets for the festival cost $44, while advance VIP tickets cost $69. “Last Chance” tickets for “R&B Only” are $100 and all tickets can be purchased at “R&B Only’s”¬†website. The festival will take place “rain or shine.”

“R&B Only” originally started out as a “small indoor event” and “has grown into an all-day outdoor festivity. ” In just over two years, the popular event has grown tremendously into “one of the largest celebrations of R&B music around world.”

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