Tickets for the Crosby,. Stills & Nash concert set for June 23 on Beach 11 at Presque Isle State Park will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
There are two price levels: $150 and $100 (remember, this is a fundraiser for the Presque Isle Partnership). All seats are reserved. The concert will start at 8 p.m.
The $150 ticket includes parking at Beach 11, plus a two-hour pre party with high-end hors’douvres,wine and beer, and music by the Sam Hyman Band.
The $100 ticket includes parking at either Beach 8 or Beach 10, plus a shuttle to and from the concert.
Tickets will be available at the Tullio Arena box office, by phone at 452-4857 and online at www.erieevents.com.
Proceeds from the event will go toward refurbishing the Perry Monument area, including construction of a new pavilion. That site will be ground zero for events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie in 2013.
So far, just one other big new concert has rolled in: Aerosmith and Cheap Trick at Quickens Loan Arena in Cleveland on June 19. Tickets will go on sale March 31 at www.theqarena.com and by phone at (888) 894-9424.
Presque Isle Partnership will soon post a FAQ on the event on its site, www.discoverpi.com and on its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/presqueislepartnership.