Monday, May 13, 2013
Retiring host and soon-to-be host of NBC late night television shows both scheduled to appear at Bethlehem Event Center this summer.
“Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will make his second trip to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. Sticking with the comedy theme, Vision Entertainment on Monday also announced performances by "Saturday Night Live" cast member Seth Meyers and the cast of truTV’s “Impractical Jokers.” Leno, who has been “The Tonight Show” host for most of the past 20 years, has continued to perform stand-up comedy throughout his tenure as television host. Leno appeared for a nearly sold out at the Event Center in August 2012. In March, NBC announced that Leno would retire from “The Tonight Show” at the end of the 2014 Winter Olympics and be replaced by “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon. Meyers, who on Sunday was named by NBC to be Fallon’s …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Former guitarist for Guns N' Roses to play at Event Center on July 16. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Slash, the guitar slinger best known for his days with the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, is coming to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 16. Known for his signature top hat, long black curls and mirrored sunglasses, Slash will bring his current touring band, Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators. General admission tickets for the show are $35 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. Together for more than a decade, Guns N’ Roses produced five studio albums and a number of hits, including “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Paradise City,” and “You Could Be Mine.” During his …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Tickets go on sale Friday for legendary jazz-rock band, iconic counterculture comedy duo and a touring production of 'Menopause the Musical.'
Shows starring jazz-rock legends Steely Dan and the iconic comedy duo of Cheech and Chong and a touring production of Menopause The Musical, have been announced for the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Tickets for all three shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. Steely Dan, who on Monday announced its 2013 tour—which they are calling the Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour— will perform at the Sands on Friday, September 27th at 8pm. Led by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, Steely Dan has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and helped define the soundtrack of the '70s with hits such as …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Tickets go on sale Friday for stand-up comic superstars and country singer Dwight Yoakam.
Tickets will go on sale Friday for Sands Bethlehem Event Center shows starring stand-up comic superstars Gabriel Iglesias and Jeff Foxworthy and honky tonk country singer and musician Dwight Yoakam. Yoakam is scheduled to appear in Bethlehem on Wednesday, July 3 at 8 p.m. With 12 gold albums and nine platinum and multi-platinum albums, including the disk, This Time earning triple platinum status, Yoakam is ranked among the most successful country performers of all time. He has been a constant fixture on the Billboard Country Albums chart with five albums in the number one spot, another 14 in the top ten and more than 30 hit singles. His catalogue of hits include, “Honky Tonk Man,” “It Only Hurts When I Cry,” “Fast as You,” and “Thousand …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
1950s teen-idol, pop star, singer-songwriter Paul Anka scheduled to come to Bethlehem as new record and autobiography have hit store shelves.
Paul Anka will return to Bethlehem for a performance at the Sands Event Center on Saturday, May 18 at 8pm. Tickets range from $49.50 to $90 and go on sale at 10am Friday and can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. Anka, the legendary singer songwriter—and 1950s-era teen-idol—has made Bethlehem a regular visit ever since he sang at the grand opening celebration of the Sands Casino Resort Hotel in June 2011. He returned for the Event Center’s grand opening shows last May. Anka is touring as a new 14-song collection—Duets—and an autobiography—My Way: An Autobiography—hits store shelves. Both were released on Tuesday. As a young performer, …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Shows will help Sands Event Center celebrate one year in business in May. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Hard rock bands Korn and Buckcherry have been scheduled to play May concerts at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, which will be celebrating its one-year anniversary that month. Korn will play on May 23 at 8 p.m. and Buchcherry will rock the Event Center stage on May 29, also at 8 p.m. Tickets for both shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. “We’ve seen incredible success during our first year of business,” said Matt Salowski, the event center’s general manager. “It’s because of our fans support that we’ve been able to bring world class entertainment to the Lehigh Valley. “We’re expecting more shows to be announced for May and will continue to bring A-list headliners throughout the year,” Salkowski added. With nearly 20 years in the music …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Legendary jazz singer scheduled to perform in Bethlehem on July 26. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Legendary singer Tony Bennett is scheduled to play a show at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, July 26 at 8pm. Tickets range from $80.50 to $126 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000. With a career spanning more than 50 years during which he has won 17 Grammy Awards, Bennett most recently added a third installment to his Duets project, entitled Viva Duets. His first two duet-themed disks achieved platinum record sales, and featured Bennett pairing his vocals alongside mega hit-makers such as Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, Josh Groban, Willie Nelson and Aretha Franklin, among …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Country music icon Willie Nelson is coming to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 16 as part of a tour that will celebrate the legendary singer-songwriter’s 80th birthday.
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Monday, March 25, 2013
Legendary country music singer and songwriter will arrive in Bethlehem on June 16. Sands also announces singer Michael McDonald will appear in July.
Country music icon Willie Nelson is coming to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 16 as part of a tour that will celebrate the legendary singer-songwriter’s 80th birthday, which is coming in April, Vision Entertainment Group announced on Monday. Nelson’s new album, Let’s Face The Music and Dance, is due to be released on April 16. With a career spanning over six decades, Nelson’s new album will be added to his collection of more than 200 albums already under his belt. Willie Nelson and Family will launch a nation wide tour this spring in support of the new album. Nelson has won seven Grammy Awards and numerous other honors including some from the American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The 'king of parody' is scheduled to perform on June 4. Tickets are on sale.
The Sands Bethlehem Event Center welcomes the king of parody, Weird Al Yankovic to the stage on Tuesday, June 4 at 8pm. Few would have guessed that “Weird Al” Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million albums sold. Now entering his fourth career decade, he has won 3 Grammys and countless awards and accolades for Weird Al classics like “Eat It,” “Like a Surgeon,” “Fat,” “Smells Like Nirvana,” “Amish Paradise,” and “The Saga Begins.” His most recent album, Alpocalypse released on June 21, 2011, charted at number 9 for Billboard – the highest debut of his career…