America is coming to Medina Entertainment Center on February 11th, 2017. Tickets on-sale Friday, December 16th at 11AM through the venue box office and online at www.medinaentertainment.com
Keep listening to JACK for your shot at tickets!
WITH: KURT JORGENSEN & BRIANNA TAG (ACOUSTIC)
The year 2016 marks the 46th Anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite, America. Founding
members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate Dan Peek) met in high
school in London in the late 1960s and quickly harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the
strength of their signature song “A Horse With No Name.” America became a global household
name and paved the way with an impressive string of hits following the success of their first #1
single. Forty-five years later, these friends are still making music together and thrilling audiences
with their timeless sound.
America’s journey has found them exploring a wide variety of musical terrain. Their best-known
tunes, which also include “I Need You,” “Ventura Highway,” “Don’t Cross The River,” “Tin Man,”
“Lonely People,” and “Sister Golden Hair” were cornerstones of 1970’s Top 40 and FM rock radio.
Yet beyond their impressive catalog of hits, listeners would discover there was always much more
to America than surface perceptions. The combination of Gerry Beckley’s melodic pop rock and
Dewey Bunnell’s use of folk-jazz elements, slinky Latin-leaning rhythms and impressionistic lyric
imagery contrasted well with Dan Peek’s more traditional country-rock leanings and highly
MEDINA ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH
Doors: 7:30PM | Music: 8:30PM | 21+
TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16TH AT 11AM
Ticket Prices: $59.00 (Gold), $49.00 (Reserved) & $39.00 (GA)
plus applicable fees