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Scorpions to play Meadowbrook on September 13

GILFORD — Exploding onto the stage at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook September 13, Scorpions bring their 50th stage anniversary tour to Gilford.

Tickets range from $29.75 to $59.75. To get tickets, call the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

Releasing their remarkable debut album in 1972, Scorpions uncompromising, guitar-oriented hard rock became an instantly recognizable rock sound. By 1984, with great success, Scorpions became the 1st German rock band to play three successive shows in front of 60K fans at New York's Madison Square Garden, catapulting the band to the top of the Mount Olympus of rock!

Rocking it out with the Scorpions September 13 is #23 on Billboard's Top 200,  Queensryche.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 06:37

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Moultonborough Parks & Rec Dept. plans two trips to Boston this spring

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Recreational Department (MDR) holds two spring trips to Boston. The first will be a trip to the John F Kennedy Library and Museum, and the New England Aquarium on Wednesday, April 29.

Attendees will view exhibits that contain memorabilia from the Kennedy campaign trail, the space race, as well as artifacts and photos from Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and the Kennedy family. After lunch, the group will travel to the new New England Aquarium where exhibits feature environments from the Gulf of Maine to the Amazon Rainforest. An Imax movie is included.

The trip to the Kennedy Library and Museum and the New England Aquarium will involve a considerable amount of walking. Cost of attendance is $75 per person, includes transportation and entry to Library/Museum, Aquarium and Imax. The cost of lunch is not included. Pre-registration is required. Call MRD for more information 476-8868

A VIP Tour of America's oldest MLB ballpark, Fenway Park will be held on Wednesday, May 6. Following the tour, participants will watch the Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:10 p.m. Attendees will watch batting practice from the Warning Track, then enjoy the sights and sounds of Yawkey Way on game day.
Cost is $99 per person, which includes includes transportation, VIP tour and game ticket. Cost of meal is not included. Pre-registration is required. Seats are limited. To reserve a seat call 476-8868 or visit www.moultonboroughnh.gov.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:20

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Rascal Flatts coming to Gilford

GILFORD — Riot Tour, Rascal Flatts and Scotty McCreey take the stage at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook on Friday, August 21. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. and range from $39.75 to $99.75. To get your tickets, call the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

Debuting in 2000, Rascal Flatts has sold over 22.6 million albums. Starting their harmonious journey in a club in Nashville's Printers Alley – Jay, Gary and Joe Don knew right away they shared something special. The tip of an ever-expanding iceberg, Flatts list of hits constitutes one of the great bodies of work in modern country music.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 07:43

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Hot Rize band to play in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — Hot Rize has been called the link between traditional and modern bluegrass, demonstrating what note-perfect bluegrass is and can be, according to Marquee Magazine. Devotees and curious new patrons can hear this influential and pioneering band in Plymouth at 7 p.m. March 29, for a single performance in Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts.

A Colorado band, Hot Rize began touring in 1978 and established an acclaimed international reputation, releasing 10 albums and touring worldwide fulltime for more than 12 years. The band appeared on countless radio and television programs, including Austin City Limits, The Grand Old Opry and Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. Following a10-year hiatus for players to do some solo work, Hot Rize is back together and recently thrilled their fans by releasing "When I'm Free," their first studio album in more than 20 years, to great reviews.

Original band members multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien and Pete "Dr. Banjo" Wernick, along with longtimer Nick Forster (the popular host of the eTown radio program), have been joined by flat-picking guitar great, Bryan Sutton. Mountain Weekly News says, "...in true Flatt an Scruggs fashion, Sutton more than holds his own."

Tickets for Hot Rize at Plymouth State are $45-40 for adults, $43-38 for seniors and $30-25 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 07:39

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