Toni Braxton performs at The Mahaffey Theater for one night only Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG – R&B, pop, jazz and gospel singer and star of the hit reality series Braxton Family Values, Toni Braxton will perform at The Mahaffey Theater for one night only Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m.
The daughter of a preacher, Toni Braxton’s first professional experience was singing in the church choir. She went on to perform with her four sisters, Traci, Trina, Towanda and Tamar and signed on with Arista Records. A solo recording career launched her into the spotlight with her work on the soundtrack of Boomerang, the Eddie Murphy film that sold 10 million copies worldwide with the classics “Another Sad Love Song” and “Breathe Again.”
Braxton won two Grammys as Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for “Another Sad Love Song” in 1993 and another Grammy® in the same category the next year for “Breathe Again.” She won a Grammy for R&B vocal performance for “You’re Making me High” in 1996 and also two Grammys in Best R&B and Best Pop Female Vocal Performance categories in 1997.
Her signature song, “Unbreak My Heart,” ranks as the second top-selling single of all time by a female artist.
Braxton has had successful runs on Broadway starring in Beauty and the Beast and Aida, headlined her own Las Vegas Show, Toni Braxton Revealed, and currently is enjoying success with her Braxton Family Values reality show on the WE Network. The reality series starring Braxton and her sisters is ranked as the No. 1 show among African-American viewers during primetime and No. 1 among all key women’s demos during primetime among all women’s networks.
Tickets for Toni Braxton are $45.50, $55.50, $69.50, $75.50, $99.50 and can be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charge by phone 727-893-7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Box Office. Box office hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 90 minutes before any publicly-ticketed event.