Global DJ and Dance Music Hall of Fame inductee presents his collection of music from Studio 54
Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) will host Jellybean Benitez for “A Night at Studio 54” on Saturday, July 16 at 8 p.m. at the Central Park event space.
John Benitez, also known as Jellybean, is an American drummer, guitarist, songwriter, DJ, remixer and music producer of Puerto Rican descent. He has produced and remixed artists such as Madonna, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and the Pointer Sisters.
After enjoying music in the South Bronx during his childhood, Benitez relocated to Manhattan in 1975, attending disco nightclubs, which sparked his interest in becoming a DJ. He worked at a nightclub called Experiment 4 & Electric Circus and is now the Executive Producer of Studio 54 Radio, which is heard exclusively on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Studio 54 Radio launched in August 2011 and features 1970s and 1980s classic dance from Jellybean’s personal collection and the vaults and collections of Studio 54 insiders.
Tickets begin at $25 and can be purchased online at www.rwnewyork.com or at the casino.
WHO: Jellybean Benitez
WHAT: A Night at Studio 54
WHERE: Resorts World Casino New York City
Central Park Event Space
110-00 Rockaway Blvd
Jamaica, New York 11420
WHEN: Saturday, July 16, 2016
8 p.m. Doors
9 p.m. Show
About Resorts World Casino New York City
Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is the first entertainment destination of its kind in the five boroughs of New York City. RWCNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, South Korea, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States and all four oceans through its Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.