The Iconic Ohio Players come to The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre for Funk, Soul and R&B Night on August 17th.
May 23, 2019 Youngstown, OH – The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre will welcome pioneers of street funk and underground R&B, The Ohio Players to its stage on Saturday, August 17th 2019 at 7:00pm. Their performance will be featured at the Funk, Soul and R&B Night as part of the Home Savings Community Event Series and will be produced by JAC Live. The unique style of The Ohio Players will lend itself to the spirit of the inaugural summer at the new outdoor facility which is touting a diverse event schedule with something for everyone in the community.
The Ohio Players came into musical prominence in the 1970s and have continued to release hits like “Fire”, “Honey”, and “Love Rollercoaster” ever since. They have been able to travel the world and produce more than a dozen albums and have received 14 gold and platinum awards for their labors. Their lasting success is best illustrated by the number of artists who have sampled or re- recorded their music such as Snoop Dogg, Salt-N-Pepa, Sound Garden and the Red Hot Chili Peppers to name a few.
Tickets are on sale now to the public at the Southwoods Health Box Office located in the Covelli Centre or online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be $25.00 (Reserved Seating), $15.00 (VIP Lawn) and $10.00 (Lawn) with applicable fees. Gates will open at 6:00pm.
About JAC Live
JAC Live is a promoting and event producing company. Formerly Eric Ryan Productions founded in 1998, JAC Live predominately promotes and produces concerts and events in the Venues it subsidiary company JAC Management Group manages, JAC Live has expanded it industry reach throughout the Midwest. JAC Live has promoted some of the largest acts in the world, including Florida Georgia Line, Zac Brown, Keith Urban, Barry Manilow, Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley, Def Leppard, Journey, Motley Crue, Lionel Richie and more!
About the Home Savings Community Event Series
Home Savings invites you to welcome the week’s end with an event series hosted inside The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre. As vast as it is versatile, the event series will undoubtedly provide the whole family affordable fun during the season.
About The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre
With the Youngstown City skyline overlooking the 4,800-person facility, The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is simultaneously settled amongst the vast green spaces of the park, allowing visitors the unprecedented opportunity to experience downtown in all its forms. The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is the palpable outcome of collaborative vision which is reflected in both its construction and its events serving the community in which we live and work; we invite you to experience it at a live event this season. The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is owned by The City of Youngstown and proudly managed by JAC Management Group.