DOWNEY - Tickets are now on sale to see English-American folk rock band America perform at the Downey Theatre on Nov. 5.The performance is jointly presented by the Downey Chamber of Commerce, Century 21 My Real Estate and the city of Downey. A portion of the concert proceeds will be donated to Easter Seals, which has benefited from concerts in the past. For the past six years, the chamber has worked with My Real Estate for concerts that benefit Easter Seals. America originally included members Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek, who were barely out of their teens when they became a musical sensation during 1972, scoring No. 1 hits and winning a Grammy for Best New Artist. Their recording success stretched throughout the 70s; some of the band's best-known songs are "A Horse with No Name," "Sister Golden Hair," "Ventura Highway," "Tin Man," "Daisy Jane" and "Lonely People." For information on sponsorships and advertising opportunities, call (562) 923-2191. To buy tickets, call the box office at (562) 861-8211.
********** Published: August 25, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 19