CHICAGO to Perform at the Symphony of Lights Celebration in Downtown Albany
Albany, NY: November 30, 2011 – Prior to their 8:00 PM performance at the Palace Theatre tomorrow night, legendary rock group CHICAGO will be on hand to help unveil the new holiday lights display during Albany’s State Street rededication.
A Symphony of Lights celebration is slated for State Street in downtown Albany, New York on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 5:30PM on the sidewalk in front of the Tech Valley Communications building (corner of North Pearl Street and State Street). Mayor Gerald D. Jennings and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Georgette Steffens will share a few words before unveiling the new holiday light display, highlighting the recent State Street rehabilitation. Following the flipping of the switch, CHICAGO will take the stage to perform a very special a capella medley of songs in honor of their new Holiday album“O’ Christmas Three.” Fireworks will conclude the ceremony.
The celebration event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be available by local merchants.
CHICAGO will be performing at the Palace Theatre in Downtown Albany on Thursday night, December 1 at 8:00 PM. CHICAGO is one of the longest-running and most successful rock groups of all time, withover 100 million albums sold worldwide since their formation in 1967. Tickets are still available in person at the Palace Box Office, at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
"I want to thank all who have helped make tonight's rededication of Albany's "main street" a reality. The new roadway, new amenities, new lighting and other improvements further enhance Albany's downtown experience for all! In addition, having the award-winning group CHICAGO as part of tonight's festivities makes tonight truly memorable,"said Mayor Gerald D. Jennings.