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(Queens, NY) – Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is thrilled to host “A Night at Studio 54” on July 8, 2017 at 9 p.m. This exciting blast from the past will feature live performances by Puerto Rican-American DJ and remixer John ‘Jellybean’ Benitez, and popular R&B/Dance duo D Train.

Jellybean Benitez is famous for his work as a producer and remixer for artists such a Madonna, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, and the Pointer Sisters. His remixes for Madonna’s self-titled debut album, including singles such as “Everybody” and “Lucky Star,” helped rocket her to early fame. Benitez was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in 2005 and was ranked by Billboard Magazine in 2016 as one of the most successful dance artists of all time.

Jellybean Benitez is also the owner of Jellybean productions, Jellybean Soul, and Jellybean Music Group. He is now the Executive Producer of Studio 54 Radio, which launched in 2011, featuring 1970s and 1980s classic dance selections.

D Train was a prominent R&B/Dance duo with several Billboard hits in the early 1980s. The Brooklyn, NY based duo of James D-Train Williams and Hubert Eaves III, met in high school and later teamed up to produce hits such as “Something’s On Your Mind,” “You’re The One For Me,” “Keep On,” and “Music.”  After the group’s dissolution, Eaves went on to work with artists such as Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, and Luther Vandross, and Williams found continued success as a solo artist.

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WHO:             Jellybean Benitez and Special Guest Star Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes

WHAT:            “A Night at Studio 54” Live Performance

WHEN:            Saturday, July 8, 2017

                        8:00 p.m. – Doors open

                        9:00 p.m. – Performance

WHERE:          Resorts World Casino New York City

                        110-00 Rockaway Blvd

                        Jamaica, New York 11420



About Resorts World Casino New York City

Resorts World Casino New York City offers over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience as New York City’s only casino.  The Casino 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.