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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Ranjna Das         
                                                                                                                          (609) 267-9660
 
DATE: Monday, Jan 14, 2019                                                                         Patricia Parente
                                                                                                                           (609) 267-9660, ext. 3081                                              

BCLS ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES OF FRIDAY NIGHT PERFORMANCES
Enjoy Six Exciting Shows Live in the Auditorium

The Burlington County Library System is pleased to announce “Friday Nights at the Library,” an outstanding series of live music and dance performances at the Burlington County Library auditorium in Westampton. Tickets, which cost just $10 per person, per show, are on sale now and seating is limited.

The Friday Nights series takes library entertainment to the next level with an exciting mix of high-caliber talent that Burlington County residents can enjoy close to home.

The performances kick off Jan. 18 when Beatlemania Again takes the audience on a journey back in time to relive the music, the magic and the mania of The Fab Four live on stage.  Additional performances include dancers and musicians celebrating the rich traditions of Mexico and its diverse cultural history; a musical tribute to Sly and The Family Stone; memorable Motown tunes; gypsy world dancing; and the songs of Aretha Franklin and Earth Wind & Fire.

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy these amazing performances while supporting your local library system.

The Burlington County Library is located at 5 Pioneer Blvd. off Woodlane Road in Westampton. All shows begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6:45 p.m. For tickets, please visit www.bcls.lib.nj.us.

 

Friday Nights at the Library
Spring 2019

January 18
Beatlemania Again

With vintage instruments and costume changes, this group takes the audience on a musical journey back in time to relive the music, the magic and the mania of The Beatles live on stage. Enjoy a selection of the Fab Four’s greatest hits, from their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, to their psychedelic era, to their final live concert on the rooftop of Apple Records in 1969.

January 25
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Celebrate the rich dance and music traditions of Mexico and its diverse cultural history. Featuring dancers and live musicians, this performance offers a fresh, vital repertoire that honors Mexico’s past as well as Mexican-American cultural expression in the United States.

February 8
Everyday People - A Tribute to Sly and The Family Stone

Enjoy a fantastic lineup of Sly and the Family Stone's greatest hits during this performance that features great vocals, incredible musicians and classic costumes. Pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music, Sly and The Family Stone enjoyed a string of number one songs, including the legendary "Everyday People."

February 15
Philly Soul Collective - A Tribute to the Kings and Queens of Motown

Inspirational musicians and skillful vocalists perform memorable Motown music from legendary groups such as The Temptations, The Ojays, The Stylistics, The Delfonics, Patti Labelle, Chaka Kahn, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, B.B. King and more. Filled with energy, this magnificent show is for all ages.

March 1
Gypsy World Dance

The folk dancing of people from all over the world, gypsy dancing is not only graceful but joyful as well. Developed over 1,000 years, the dances are an expression of freedom, passion and celebration. Skilled dancers and fabulous costumes highlight this dynamic and entertaining performance.

March 15
To the Max- A Tribute to Aretha Franklin and Earth Wind & Fire

Enjoy the music of the acclaimed “Queen of Soul” and one of the most musically accomplished funk bands of the '70s. Performing songs from these legendary acts, this multi-faceted group of incredibly talented, energetic and professional local artists make this an event to remember.

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