Rhythm and blues, along with hip hop and rap, are some of the most popular types of music throughout the world. In Seattle, there are two primary FM radio stations that air R&B music, as well as promote the hottest upcoming R&B music events: KUBE 104.9 and HOT 103.7. Be sure to check out this list of the best R&B concerts that are coming soon to the Seattle area.
Fete Music Festival 2016 Featuring Nas And Devvon Terrell
White River Amphitheatre
40601 Auburn Enumclaw Road
Auburn, WA 98092
(360) 825-6200

Date: July 30, 2016 at 12 p.m.

The first-ever Fete Music Festival 2016 is coming to Auburn’s White River Amphitheatre at the end of July. This all-day, all ages R&B, hip hop and rap music festival will feature top musical acts such as Nas, Devvon Terrell, Metro Boomin, August Alsina and Rae Sremmurd. Tickets are available on the Live Nation website and the White River Amphitheatre offers concert attendees both covered, reserved seating, as well as open-air lawn seating.

Earth, Wind And Fire
Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Amphitheatre
14111 N.E. 145th St.
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 488-1133

Dates: Aug. 5 and 6, 2016 at 7 p.m.

R&B and funk superstar group Earth, Wind and Fire will be performing two shows as part of the annual summer concert series at Woodinville’s Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Amphitheatre. Tickets are limited for each of these scheduled shows, as it is one of the most popular summer concert venues in the Pacific Northwest. All attendees must be 21 and over and no outside alcohol will be allowed.

I Love The 90’s: Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, Tone Loc, Color Me Badd, All-4-One, Rob Base, Young MC 
Tacoma Dome
2727 East D St.
Tacoma, WA 98421
(253) 272-3663

Date: Aug. 26, 2016 at 7 p.m.

Marymoor Park
6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy.
Redmond, WA 98052
(888) 929-7849

Date: Aug. 27, 2016 at 7 p.m.

HOT 103.7 FM and Marymoor Concerts present the I Love The 90’s music festival featuring beloved hip hop and R&B artists such as Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, Tone Loc, Rob Base and more! If you live in the Seattle area, you’re in luck because this highly anticipated music festival is coming to two local concert venues: the Tacoma Dome and Marymoor Park in Redmond. The I Love The 90’s festival is predicted to sell out fast, especially since it’s featuring an all-star line-up of some of the best 90’s R&B and hip hop music ever released.

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Ja Rule And Ashanti 
The Showbox
1426 1st Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 628-3151

Date: Aug. 30, 2016 at 8 p.m.

HOT 103.7 FM and The Showbox present R&B artists Ja Rule and Ashanti. Witness history in the making when you see these two memorable singers perform together once again. A favorite song Ja Rule and Ashanti collaborated on is “Always On Time,” which was originally released in the early 2000s. Attendees of this show must be 21 and over.

HOT 103.7 And Clearwater Casino Present Ginuwine
Clearwater Casino Resort
15347 Suquamish Way N.E.
Suquamish, WA 98392
(360) 598-8700

Date: Sept. 1, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Attention ladies and all fans of the sexy R&B singer Ginuwine! The Clearwater Casino Resort in Suquamish and radio station HOT 103.7 FM present one night of fun with the one-and-only Ginuwine. It will take place at the resort’s Beach Rock Music and Sports Lounge. Ginuwine is best known for his top song hits like “Pony” (used in the Magic Mike movies), “In Those Jeans” and “Differences.” This is an event for attendees 21-and-over only.

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Sue Gabel has been writing entertainment and travel-related articles in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.