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The Smith Center celebrating Valentine's Day with new virtual events

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Posted at 3:50 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 02:26:45-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is helping audiences celebrate love at home with several live streaming benefit concerts featuring two of the venue’s most popular performers, Dave Koz and Jim Brickman, as well as Spanish performer Jesús Bienvenido.

The events will again offer fans and their families unique online entertainment in the comfort of their own homes, while also supporting The Smith Center while its stages are dark with a portion of the ticket proceeds from each event donated back to the center.

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Grammy-nominated saxophonist Dave Koz and R&B superstar vocalist Brian McKnight will present a one-night only virtual concert event, “A Romantic Night In,” on Valentine’s Day Eve, Feb. 13, at 5pm PST. They will be joined by special guest vocalist Sheléa.

Tickets are $35, a portion of which will be donated to The Smith Center. Each ticket includes an exclusive digital copy of the “A Romantic Night In” EP, a collection of Koz’s most romantic songs. VIP experiences, including exclusive one-on-one meet and greets, are also available.

Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman, a regular at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz, will continue his Valentine’s Day tradition of nurturing romance with several virtual “Share The Love” live concerts beginning February 12. The uplifting, family-friendly concerts will feature such hit songs as “Love of My Life,” “Destiny,” “Angel Eyes” and “Valentine.” There will be a total of five shows offered: Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. PST; Feb. 13, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. PST; and Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. PST.

Tickets are $40 between now and Jan. 31 and $50 between Feb. 1 and Feb. 14. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Smith Center.

Celebrated Carnival performer, composer and singer-songwriter Jesús Bienvenido will present “Carnival by Candlelight from Cadiz,” a two-show virtual event celebrating Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14, from the southwest coast of Spain. “Momo’s Four Suites,” which Bienvenido composed as a tribute to the city’s legendary Carnival, will stream at 12 p.m. PST. “Bolero by Candlelight,” which features a selection of songs to lend Spanish romanticism to the American Valentine’s Day holiday, will stream at 6 p.m. PST.

Tickets are $15 for one-time viewing or $20 for two weeks of on demand viewing. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Smith Center.

To purchase tickets, click here.