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      August 15, 2019

      Thursday   5:30 PM

      501 W. Mill Street
      Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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      Gary Puckett and The Union Gap with The Grass Roots - Sands Sounds of Summer Concert Series

      Gary Puckett Gary Puckett and The Union Gap had six consecutive gold records and sold more records in 1968 than any other recording act ...Including The Beatles. Gary is one of a few artists whose first five releases went gold. Not even Elvis accomplished this. Mr. Puckett played a command performance at the White House for Prince Charles and Princess Anne by special invitation of the President. Gary has made more than 50 television appearances and has performed in a Made for TVmovie. PBS will be airing a special in August 2001 in which Gary appeared. Gary Puckett and The Union Gap achieved prominence worldwide. "Young Girl" was reissued by popular request in England where it reached number one and achieved a Silver Record Award for the second time. This is a full six years after the song was initially released. The Gary Puckett and The Union Gap's "Greatest Hits" album is one of CBS's bestselling "Collector's Series" albums today. Gary was a founding member of the incredibly successful "Happy Together" Tour Playing to sold out performances in over 100 cities nationwide. Gary was invited to tour with the Monkees on their national reunion tour, which established itself as the major box office success of the 1986 touring season. In 1992 he went to Europe and recorded "In Europe ", now released in the US in 2001. In August 2001, Gary released his first ever Christmas CD, " At Christmas ". Gary performs to standing room only crowds doing over 150 performances each year. He currently resides in Clearwater Florida with his wife and family.   SINGLES:   “Woman Woman” “Young Girl” “Lady Willpower” “Over You” “Don’t Give Into Him” “The Girl is a Woman Now” “Let’s Give Adam & Eve Another Chance” “Home” “Keep the Customer Satisfied” The Grass Roots Are:   DUSTY HANVEY: (Lead Guitar , Vocals)- For more than 27 years this Cherry Valley, California native has been an integral part of one of the most iconic bands of it’s time. Along with his skills as a lead guitarist and vocalist, Dusty also takes on the title of The Grass Roots’ Road Manager. “Great compositions stand the test of time. These songs will always be considered some of the best pop rock songs ever recorded and it’s a pleasure to perform them with this great band.”   LARRY NELSON: (Keyboards, Vocals) – Hailing from Norfolk, Virginia, Larry has been performing The Grass Roots’ memorable keyboard lines in countless venues across North America for more than 27 years. “It may be a cliché, but it really is all about the songs. It never gets old performing great songs and enjoying the immediate feedback from the audience. The first few notes of Temptation Eyes or Midnight Confessions never fail to elicit a response, and are always a joy to play.”   JOE DOUGHERTY: (Drums) - For more than 26 years, this Evansville, Indiana native has been pounding out some of Classic Rock’s greatest hits with one of the genre’s most accomplished bands. “ It’s always great to see the fan reaction when we perform these great hits. Our fan base spans from 15 to 75 years old. It’s pretty amazing that the songs appeal to such a wide audience.”   MARK DAWSON: (Lead Vocals, Bass) –Mark has been a part of The Grass Roots for 6 years. This Chicago, Illinois native who now calls Orlando, Florida home has made a big impression on die-hard fans and audiences everywhere. Mark’s vocals bring to life the classic Grass Roots’ sound that America has loved for almost 50 years. “It’s hard for anyone to deny that The Grass Roots are one of pop music’s most memorable bands. If there is any doubt, take a listen to the band now; still playing all of the great hits from 1966 on up…and playing them the way YOU remember them.”   In 1965, Rob Grill and 3 others teamed up with mega-hit producer Steve Barri (The Mamas & The Papas, Tommy’s Roe, Four Tops, and Dusty Springfield) to form The Grass Roots. Since their formation The Grass Roots have gone on to chart 29 singles; 13 of which went gold followed by 2 gold albums and 1 platinum album. In the entire history of Rock n’ Roll, only 9 bands (including The Beatles) have charted more hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 than The Grass Roots. For almost 50 years one of the most recognized groups on “Classic Rock” stations has continued to be The Grass Roots. During that time, the Grass Roots have averaged over 100 live performances each year. They have appeared on over 50 national television shows including, “The Tonight Show,” “The Today Show,” “Ed Sullivan,” “Andy Williams,” “Sonny & Cher,” “Good Morning America,”VH1 Hit-Makers,” “MTV,” and a record 16 times on “Dick Clark’s American Bandstand,” and they have sold over 20 million records worldwide. Along with these impressive accolades, The Grass Roots have also accomplished many more amazing feats including: -Holding the all-time records for a one act, US concert by performing for 600,000 people on July 4th, 1982 in Washington, DC. -Setting a record between 1967 and 1972 by being on the Billboard charts an unbelievable 307 straight weeks. FAQs   Can I buy a ticket in person?Yes, but please be advised that buying tickets online is the quickest and most convenient way to purchase a ticket as we will need to collect the same information the website requires. Tickets may be purchased at Borough Hall, open 8:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday. Borough Hall is located at 35 N. Third Street, Quakertown, PA 18951. General admission tickets may also be purchased at the gate starting at 5:30pm. General admission tickets will cost $34 at the gates. Will tickets be available at the gate? Can I pick tickets up at will-call?General admission tickets will be available at the gate starting at 5:30pm. Reserved seating tickets will need to be purchased ahead of time on this concert webpage. There is no will-call so please print your tickets ahead of time or download them on your EventBrite App.What if I lose my ticket or am unable to print it?You will receive your ticket via email. So, if your email account is synchronized to your mobile device you will be able to access it at the event. Additionally, we can scan your phone if you have the EventBrite App. If neither of those options work the ticket takers at the gate have the availability to confirm your purchase and grant you entry. Please have a photo ID ready in order for us to confirm your identity.Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?There are no age requirements, but attendees should bring a valid photo identification if they plan on purchasing any alcoholic beverages.How do I get to the Univest Performance Center?Use the address of 301 W. Mill Street, Quakertown, PA 18951 when using GPS navigation systems.Traveling eastbound via Rt. 663/313:Once you have crossed over Rt. 309 turn left onto either Main Street or 9th Street. Make a right onto Mill Street. Event parking lot will be on your left next to the Quakertown Pool. Additional lots will be on the right across from the James A. Michener Library. Those who require handicapped parking will need to make a left on to 4th Street. Handicapped parking is available behind the James A. Michener Library. There is a $10 (cash only) parking fee per vehicle at every lot.Traveling westbound via Rt. 313:Take Rt. 313 to the intersection of Rt. 212 (Hellertown Avenue). Make a right on to Hellertown Avenue and then a left on to Mill Street. Go straight through the intersection of 4th and Mill Streets, parking will be on your left-hand side. Additional parking is available at the Quakertown Community Pool parking lot on your right-hand side. Those who require handicapped parking will need to make a right on to 4th Street at the intersection of 4th and Mill Street. Handicapped parking is available behind the James A. Michener Library. There is a $10 (cash only) parking fee per vehicle at every lot.What are my parking options?Multiple parking lots will be available within walking distance of the venue starting at 5pm. At each lot there is a $10 (cash only) parking fee. There is also an option of purchasing a parking pass online that saves two dollars. Handicapped parking is closest to the venue and is located on 4th Street behind the James A. Michener Library. What can I bring into the event?No outside food or drinks are permitted except for clear plastic water bottles. Any bags will be subject to search prior to entry. NO COOLERS. The venue has public restrooms which includes a water fountain. Concessions and libations will be available for purchase.Will food and drink be available for purchase?Concessions, refreshments, and libations will be available for purchase. Please note that the concession stand will only accept cash transactions. An ATM machine will be available.How can I contact the organizer with any questions?Email any questions to concerts@quakertown.org or call the Quakertown Borough at 215-536-5001.What if it rains? What is the refund policy?EXCEPT AS EXPLICITY OTHERWISE PROVIDED HEREIN, HOLDER UNCONDITIONALLY UNDERSTANDS THAT ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. THERE WILL BE NO TICKET REFUNDS AND/OR TICKET EXCHANGES. THE EVENT IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT.  If the Event is cancelled in whole, or in part, by the promoter, band, or venue due to a Force Majeure Event (as defined below), Holder will not be entitled to a refund. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Borough may issue, at the Borough’s sole and absolute discretion, a credit of this Ticket, by accounting for, among other considerations the extent and nature of the cancellation. A “Force Majeure Event” shall mean an act of God; act of terrorism; flood; tsunami; strike or other labor condition or dispute; an act, order, or injunction of any court, administrative body, or other public authority; severe weather or similar unexpected contingency or event threatening the safety of Event attendees; or similar event or occurrence beyond the reasonable control of the Borough. Holder understands that in all instances, the maximum remedy Holder may receive for any cancellation of any par of the Event, if any, will be the face value of this Ticket, excluding all fees and/or service charges paid by Holder in connection with the purchase of this Ticket.

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