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- $23 for one ticket to the Old Skool Summer Fest (up to a $45.69 value)
- When: Saturday, August 10, at 7 p.m.
- Where: Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
- Seating: the front to middle of section 201, 202, 204, or 205
- Door time: 6 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.
Old Skool Summer Fest
- Who you know at Old Skool Summer Fest: Bell Biv Devoe, Salt-N-Pepa, Avant, Doug E. Fresh, and Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
- Who makes up Bell Biv Devoe: Ricky Bell, Michael Bivens, and Ronnie DeVoe of New Edition
- What Bell Biv Devoe pioneered with their breakout album, Poison: New-Jack Swing, a hybrid of hip-hop and R&B
- What they got in return: quadruple-platinum sales, Top-5 status on the Billboard 200
- "Poison": their signature hit and the reason to avoid licking random bottles you find beneath the kitchen sink
- Salt-N-Pepa hits you'll be singing along to: "Push It," "Shoop," "Whatta Man"
- Honors bestowed upon Salt-N-Pepa: first female rappers to win a Grammy, recipients of BET's "I Am Hip Hop" award
- Reason Salt-N-Pepa never have to pan for gold: their albums have earned four gold certifications (alongside 11 platinum certifications)
- Act that became prominent in the 2000s, yet has that old-school '90s R&B spirit: Avant
- Avant slow-jam that the kids in The Parent Trap should have played: "Separated"
- Best human beat box at the festival: Doug E. Fresh
- Doug E. Fresh claims to fame: driving the hit "La Di Da Di" with his beatboxing, originating the club chant "Heyyyyyyy, YO!...I-iiiiight" in the hit "I-ight"
- "It Takes Two:" the reason that Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock always perform their hit "It Takes Two" together, because it actually takes two