John Oates, the dark, mustachioed half of the ’70s duo Hall and Oates, has always had a thing for New Hope, and vice-versa, and will be headlining the Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival 2015 concert. New Hope’s own David Barry will open the show, scheduled for Friday, Jan. 23 at 8 p.m. at the Stephen J Buck Memorial Theater (182 W. Bridge St.).
Tickets can be purchased online, with General Admission priced at $45 in advance, and $50 at the door. VIP Tickets are also available for $90, and include a gala at Marsha Brown Restaurant and priority seating at the concert. Call (215) 862-5067 or (267) 987-7855 for more info.
Oates is a native of North Wales and remains popular in Southeastern Pennsylvania. In addition to his touring with Daryl Hall, Oates recently completed a world solo tour with John Oates Band and continues producing and writing with influential artists in the Pop, R&B and Americana genres. Since 1999, John has recorded five solo albums: “Phunk Shui,” “1000 Miles of Life,” “Mississippi Mile” and a live album called “The Bluesville Sessions.” His latest project, “A Good Road to Follow,” began as a series of digital singles featuring collaborations with legendary, as well as rising stars. Another Good Road, a tribute to Oates’ dedication to American roots music will be released three days before the January 23 concert.
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