2003-08-15 / Community

AT WESTBURY MUSIC FAIR

Kenny Rogers, August 17
AT WESTBURY MUSIC FAIR Kenny Rogers, August 17


Country superstar Kenny Rogers will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Sunday, August 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 and are available at Westbury Music Fair’s box office, select Ticketmaster locations and online at CC.com and usicfair.com. To charge tickets by phone call Ticketmaster at (631) 888-9000 or (212) 307-7171. "Back to the Well," Rogers’ 61st career album, has been long in the making. The record is already being hailed as one of the best records of Rogers’ long and illustrious career and will be released in June 2003. It includes a duet "Love Like This" with country darling Alison Krauss, "727 East Magnolia Avenue," and the title track "Back to the Well." He recently wrote a touching and inspirational family Christmas classic entitled "Christmas in Canaan." In addition to all he’s already accomplished, you can see Rogers acting on "THE GAMBLER", a mini-series inspired from his song and guest starring on an episode of "Touched By AnAngel."

As one of country music’s biggest crossover successes, Kenny’s numerous accolades include 4 Gram- my Awards, 11 People’s Choice

Awards, 18 American Music Awards, 8 Academy of Country Music Awards

and 5 Country Music Association


Awards. In addition, he was named "Favorite Singer of All Time" in a PM Magazine/USA Today poll in 1986, and in 1989 People Magazine voted Rogers "Favorite Male Vocalist." In 1990 Rogers was honored with the Horatio Alger Award, given to those who have

distinguished themselves despite

humble beginnings. It is his most personal and cherished award. me of his most memorable #1 songs include "Gambler," "The Greatest" and "Buy me a Rose."

Peter, Paul And Mary, August 22

Peter, Paul and Mary, the icons of 1960 folk music, bring their own unique blend of folk and soul to Westbury Music Fair on Friday, August 22nd at 8 pm. Tickets are $32.50 and are available at Westbury Music Fair’s box office, select Ticketmaster locations and online at CC.com and musicfair.com. To charge tickets by phone call Ticketmaster at (631) 888-9000 or (212) 307-7171. In 1962

Peter, Paul and Mary brought folk music to the vast American public and took their place at the top of the folk music charts with such classics as "If I Had a Hammer," "Puff (the Magic Dragon)," and John Denver’s "Leaving on a Jet Plane." Along with their great singles, Peter, Paul and Mary also had three albums on the Billboard Top 6 for over ten months, and recorded a song called "Blowin’ In The Wind" which helped introduce a songwriter who later became famous in his own right, by the name of Bob Dylan.

With many albums, Grammy awards and esteemed television shows behind them, Peter, Paul and Mary continue to embrace the family of folk music.Most recently, Peter, Paul and Mary released an album called "Songs of Conscience & Concert," which signals the arrival of a collection of 15 of their most powerful and evo- cative songs, gathered from nine different albums and featuring one newly recorded song, "Don’t Laugh At Me." Along with a greatest-hits album, Peter, Paul and Mary recorded their second children’s album "Peter, Paul & Mommy, Too."The Trio has achieved its success by never wavering form its earliest commitment to the spirit of the folk music it inherited. For those who revered the music of the 60’s and 70’s, and particularly the folk music of the era, this is a don’t miss concert.


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