Gladys Knight Performs for NYC 24 Karat Club Banquet

Gladys Knight took the midnight train to the 24 Karat Club, as she headlined
its 109th annual banquet at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City Jan. 8.


Gladys Knight (Photo Courtesy of
Sandro de Carvalho, Sandro Art and Photo)

Cofounder of Diamond Empowerment Fund and hip-hop star Russell Simmons attended
the event, along with civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin Chavis, and designers
Erica Courtney, Steven Lagos, and Lorraine Schwartz.

 

Gladys Knight (Photo Courtesy of
Sandro de Carvalho, Sandro Art and Photo)

Providence, R.I.-based dance band Brass Attack performed during the 24 Karat
Club’s “Midnight Bash” dance party. Several companies also hosted parties in
suites prior to and following dinner and Knight’s performance.  


Gladys Knight and Phyllis Bergman (Photo Courtesy of
Sandro de Carvalho, Sandro Art and Photo)