Charity show set for June 8
This year's Striking Chords for Cancer, an outdoor fundraiser, will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. June 8 at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona.
For this event, local musicians donate their time to take a stand against cancer and raise money to help find a cure. As an offshoot of Giant Eagle's Grocer's Day, all proceeds of Striking Chords Against Cancer will benefit the American Cancer Society.
The schedule follow:
* 2 p.m.- gates open
* 2:30 to 3 p.m. - Travis Singer
* 3 to 4 p.m. - 7th Gear
* 4 to 4:30 p.m. -Matt Wagner
* 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Hope Fallacy
* 5:30 to 6 p.m. - Jackson Monsour
* 6 to 7 p.m. - Pistol Peg & The Beer Kegs
* 7 to 7:30 p.m. Ryan Matthew
* 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Flight 19
* 8:30 to 9 p.m. - Drew Dodson
* 9 to 10 p.m. - Chris Vipond and The Stanley Street Band
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Altoona Giant Eagle, the American Cancer Society, and at the gates.
Koji brings band to show
AnEmergencyScene will present a concert featuring Harrisburg artist and activist Koji at 5 p.m. June 7 at The Archway Center, 401 5th Ave., Altoona. The show will also feature Turnover, Have Mercy, Ivy League and Eyes Wide.
Koji, a Run For Cover Records artist, has played Altoona many times, but for this show he will have his whole band with him.
Turnover just released their debut album, "Magnolia," on Run For Cover Records to positive reviews. Baltimore's Have Mercy is set to release their new album "The Earth Pushed Back" via Topshelf Records next month. Ivy League's debut album, "Transparency," is due out in June on 6131 Records. Eyes Wide is signed to Glass Nail Records.
Tickets for the show are $10 and are available at the door. For advance tickets, go to theticketrumba.com/tickets/1465.
Drew Carey to perform
MUNHALL - Comedian Drew Carey will perform an all ages show at 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead.
Carey, best known for his long-running sitcom "The Drew Carey Show," has been the host of "The Price is Right" since 2007.
Reserved seats are $30, $40 and a limited number of Gold Circle tickets at $50. Tickets are available at the venue box office, online at LibraryMusicHall.com, or by calling 412-368-5225.