Friday, March 18, 2011

Concert News for Ohio and Illinois Music Fans

Last Minute Weekend Plans?

**Reminder in this morning's Youngstown newspaper online, "The Vindicator",
Today’s entertainment picks:
The Buckinghams, 8 p.m.: Hey baby, they’re playing our song. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-2717.

Carl Giammarese and Nick Fortuna return as the Buckinghams join The Turtles, Mark Lindsay, Grass Roots, and The Association in concert for the Happy Together Tour. Last year's tour played in 24 cities, but missed coming through Chicago. This year, they'll be in two great locations for area fans: the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, IL, an annual favorite for The Buckinghams to perform, and the Effingham Performance Center in Effingham, IL.

Happy Together Tour at the Genesee Theatre, Sat. Aug. 6 in Waukegan, IL

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, March 19th via Ticketmaster,, at 10 am, for the Happy Together Tour in concert at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, IL, on Saturday, Aug. 6th. For more information, including possibilities of upgrading seats to their Platinum Performance Package, visit

The Platinum Package is a private event, requiring advance reservations, in the Red Carpet Lounge on the 4th floor of the Genesee, and is open one hour prior to show time. For a modest price, you will enjoy an open bar and hot and cold hors d'oeuvres in a comfortable and relaxed setting. The Platinum Party experience is available for most shows and space is limited. Please check the event calendar for show availability.

Event ticket purchase is required to upgrade to the Platinum Package. You may add the Package at the time of purchasing your event ticket through Ticketmaster phone, internet and outlet sources. Or you may add the Package later by visiting or calling the Genesee Theatre Box Office at 847-263-6300.

Effingham, Illinois to host Happy Together Tour, Thur., Aug. 25, at Effingham Performance Center

On Thursday, August 25th, The Turtles, The Buckinghams, Grass Roots, Mark Lindsay, and The Association will perform as the HTT 2011 plays at the Effingham Performance Center.

Tickets to this show also available via Ticketmaster. Visit for more details.
This was taken in winter, but by summer, everything will be much warmer!