Musikfest’s R&B Headliner Announced!

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Keith Sweat & Monica will Perform at the Wind Creek Steel Stage at PNC Plaza on Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Monday, March 13, 2023, BETHLEHEM, Pa. – ArtsQuest is excited to announce that Keith Sweat & Monica will perform at the Wind Creek Steel Stage at PNC Plaza at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2023. This headliner event’s media partner is LOUD Radio PA.

ArtsQuest Member ticket access begins Monday, March 13 from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. and to the general public on Friday, March 17 at 10 A.M. For more exclusive ticket access and advance purchase opportunities, become an ArtsQuest Circle donor today.

Keith Sweat, known as one of the godfathers of R&B, has established himself as one of its cornerstones. His impressive 13 solo projects, including six platinum selling albums, with hits like “Twisted”, “Nobody”, “Come and Get with Me”, and “Make You Sweat”. He has produced 15 Top 10 hits in his career and was also awarded the Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the industry.

Monica is a Grammy Award-winning Multi-platinum artist, singer, actress, philanthropist and entrepreneur. She was the youngest female ever to have back-to-back #1 hits on Billboard’s R&B chart from her 1995 debut album, Miss Thang. Monica has had #1 Billboard singles in three consecutive decades, putting her in the elite company of history making superstars like Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, James Brown and Marvin Gaye.

About Musikfest

A record-breaking 1,240,000 people attended Musikfest in 2022. The 11-day festival featured over 500 free performances, across 16 stages located throughout the City of Bethlehem. The 40th Musikfest is scheduled for Aug. 4 – 13, 2023. This year’s Musikfest 2023 poster artist is Allentown-based family Maltas Con Leche. Visit for more information.



Information provided to TVL by:
Jennifer LoConte
Communication Director