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PHILADELPHIA MUSIC LEGEND JERRY BLAVAT RETURNS TO THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS FOR "JERRY BLAVAT AND FRIENDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW", JANUARY 26, 2019

Posted on November 15, 2018

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The boss w/ the hot sauce is back! Philadelphia treasure @JerryBlavat returns to the @KimmelCenter for his 40th show on site, 1/26.  More info at kimmelcenter.org

 

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PHILADELPHIA MUSIC LEGEND JERRY BLAVAT RETURNS

TO THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS FOR

JERRY BLAVAT AND FRIENDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW

JANUARY 26, 2019

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, November 15, 2018) – Philadelphia’s iconic radio DJ, Jerry Blavat, returns to Verizon Hall on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. for his annual variety show.  This year celebrates Jerry’s 40th show on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and will feature Philadelphia soul group The Stylistics, Sonny Turner and The Platters, Brenda Holloway, Kim Weston, The Miracles (with a tribute to Smokey Robinson), and more. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts partners with Blavat every season for an exciting variety show featuring special guests and beloved tunes. As per tradition for his appearances, attendees are invited to the Commonwealth Plaza for cocktails and dancing before and after the performance.

 

“Jerry Blavat has curated 40 energetic and enthusiastic performances on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, taking audiences on a trip down memory lane with beloved musical groups from years past,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “Jerry’s endless rolodex of friends keeps this annual event fresh and fun for the whole family, and we can’t wait to see what else he has in store for Philadelphia with this monumental anniversary show!”

 

Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Campus include: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (January 8 – 20, 2019, Academy of Music); Sing Hallelujah (February 20, 2019, Verizon Hall); and The Philly POPS’ American Bandstand: A Philadelphia Story (May 3 – 5, 2019, Verizon Hall).

 

JERRY BLAVAT AND FRIENDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW
Verizon Hall
January 26, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

 

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now and start at $35.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at www.kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling 215-790-5883. See www.kimmelcenter.org for more information.

 

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2018-2019 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit www.kimmelcenter.org.

 

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