Mary J. Blige to perform at Blue Cross Arena

12:32 PM, May 17, 2013

Mary J. Blige will perform at Blue Cross Arena in June. (Charles Sykes)/

Written By Sheila Rayam | Entertainment and Style Editor

Grammy-award winning R&B singer Mary J. Blige has a tour stop scheduled at the Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester Community War Memorial at 7:30 p.m. June 23. R&B singer Anthony Hamilton is also on the bill.

Blige, dubbed the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul after debuting in 1992 with album What’s the 411?, has earned nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards in her career. Her current CD, My Life II…The Journey Cotinues (Act 1),is her 10th studio album.

Hamilton, also a Grammy winner, has released four studio albums including his current release, Back to Love.

Tickets — $58 to $113 (plus a service charge) – are available at Ticketmaster and the Blue Cross Arena box office, 1 War Memorial Square. Go to, or call (800) 745-3000, (585) 756-5300.