Kool and the Gang Saturday night at ‘The Fred’
Put on your dancing shoes, and “Jungle Boogie” over to the Frederick Brown Jr. ‘The Fred’ Amphitheater as Kool & The Gang take the stage in Peachtree City Saturday, July 16. Enjoy an evening under the stars when gates open at 7 p.m.. Local party band Second Time Around kick off the music for the night at 8 p.m., and Kool & The Gang take the stage at 9 p.m.
Kool & The Gang is a musical institution having sold over over 70 million albums worldwide and influencing the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like “Celebration”, “Cherish”, “Jungle Boogie”, “Summer Madness” and “Open Sesame”, they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums. Kool & The Gang has performed continuously for the past 35 years, longer than any R&B group in history.
Their bulletproof funk and tough, jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled band of all time. For more information about the band check them out on-line at www.koolandthegang.com. A limited number of reserved seats priced at $45-70 are still available and can be purchased on-line at www.amphitheater.org or the venue box office. For more information call 770-631-0630.
Kool & The Gang is the fourth in the six concert 2011 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. Still to come in the series Bryan Adams brings his Bare Bones Tour to Peachtree City on Friday, August 5. Then, Saturday, August 20 the series closes out with a double bill featuring 10,000 Maniacs and Edwin McCain.
In addition to the concert series the Fred plays host to events all the way through to October, including Flicks at the Fred, Tribute Concerts, Musical Theatre, and more. For a full list of events please visit the website at www.amphitheater.org.
The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater is a 2,500 seat state-of-the art facility owned and operated by the city of Peachtree City. ‘The Fred’ box office, located at 201 McIntosh Trail, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Box office opens at 4 p.m. on concert day.
On-line ticketing for events is through Ticket Alternative, and a link to their site is available through the amphitheater website www.amphitheater.org. For further information regarding the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater or the concert events, please call 770-631-0630