AUGUST 12, 2017
Concert Location: Morocco Shrine Grounds
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road, S
Jacksonville, FL 32245
Gates open @4pm | Show starts @6pm
Troop is an R&B group from Pasadena, California. The group has had five number one singles and ten top ten singles on the Billboard R&B Charts. They have also completed five albums, which include three certified gold and one certified platinum album. TROOP is an acronym for "Total Respect Of Other People".The group is most notable for a series of number-one R&B hits, including two popular cover versions of songs such as "All I Do Is Think of You" and "Sweet November", originally performed by the musical acts The Jackson 5 and The Deele respectively. They also had a number-one hit with the original song "Spread My Wings"
The Members are: Steve "Random" Russell,John "Jon Jon" Harreld, Rodney Benford, Reggie Warren and Allen McNeil.
In 2004 Troop returned and began touring the United States and finishing up their sixth album. Since returning, Troop has headlined a number of shows and also shared the stage with artists they toured with in the past such as Boyz II Men, Brian McKnight, Keith Sweat, Silk, Mario, and Jon B..
Troop have also been showcased on the Late Show with David Letterman, Soul Train, The Arsenio Hall Show, Showtime at the Apollo, and appeared in the feature film New Jack City singing a cappella. Additionally, the group appeared on the New Jack City soundtrack with Queen Latifah and Levert, in a medley featuring cover versions of The O'Jays' For the Love of Money and Stevie Wonder's Living for the City.
The group will be joining Morris Day And The time, TROOP, and others on August 12, 2017 at the Morocco Shrine Grounds at 6pm. Tickets available at www.throwbackconcert.eventbrite.com.