Back by popular demand! After his successful performance in 2015, on Thursday, October 13, 2016,the Alice C Wiltsie Performing Arts Center will present “Elvis: Legends Never Die” Starring Nick Mischissin. This exciting tribute show will begin at 7:00 PM.
Nick Mischissin is a 24-year-old, award-winning Elvis Tribute Artist from Drums, PA. When he was 10 years old, his mother introduced him to an early Elvis movie “Loving You.” After that, Nick fell in love with the King and his music. He began his singing career at the age of 14 with his own band RAIL, a classic and modern rock band. He took on the role of performing as Elvis in 2011 and started to participate in competitions in 2012.
With a passion for Elvis Presley and music to guide him, Nick portrays Elvis through all the stages of his dynamic career. From the hip-swinging 50s and 60s, to the thrilling ‘68 Comeback Special, and the unforgettable 70s Vegas years, Nick does it all. He’s got the look, the moves, and the voice that will take you back in time to the eras of the King. Performing at national competitions and local events, this is a show you don’t want to miss. It is a story of the life and legacy of the King of Rock and Roll and will include costume changes, narration, and motion clips of Elvis.
The Wiltsie Center is located at 700 N Wyoming St at the Historic Castle. Parking is free. Doors open at 6:00 PM and showtime is 7:00 PM.
Mon. May 2, 2016
6:45 p.m. Ticket holders will be seated first. Those without tickets will be seated after ticket holders
7:00 p.m. Showtime
The concert is free and open to the public
Free tickets are available at Berger Family Dealership, Alta Pizzeria and Pasta House, Boscov's and the Hazleton Active Adult Center. There is a limit of 4 tickets per person.
Support for this program is provided by generous assistance from Berger Family Dealership and Pocono Raceway; media sponsors are WYLN, the Standard Speaker, and Service Electric.
Activated in 1941, The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring public patriotism and enhancing esprit de corps among all the US military service branches. These worldclass airman-musicians are stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. They travel throughout the Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, presenting over 300 events annually for the general public and in support of Airman morale and protocol events. Under the leadership of Captain Michael D. Hoerber, the USAF Heritage of America Band remains at the forefront of communicating Air Force core values and preserving and enriching America's military and musical heritage into the 21st century.
Sat., April 23, 2016
6:30 p.m. Doors open
7:30 p.m. Showtime
General Admission tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Purchase tickets at Boscov's at Laurel Mall, The Shop 2, Third Base, Cusat’s Café, Elsen & Co. Jewelers, The Pro Shop at The Valley Country Club and Hazleton One Community Center.
Cusate’s Café will attach a free breakfast coupon ($5.00 value) to each ticket.
All proceeds benefit the Hazleton One Community Center.
The B-Street Band first performed as Backstreets on May 19, 1980 in Asbury Park, NJ for an audience of over 2000 Bruce fans.
From the heart of the Jersey shore, “Backstreets” was the first band in the world to do a unique tribute to a live performer. There are now an estimated 14,000 tribute bands following their lead and performing all over the world. Nearly 5,500 performances and 34 years later, the B-Street Band is still the hardest working tribute band on the circuit, with almost 200 shows per year throughout the country.
Notable performances include opening for Bruce outside at the Philadelphia Spectrum for the final four shows of the historic arena. Additionally, The B-Street Band performed before Bruce shows at Wachovia, MetLife Stadium, Prudential Center, and the newly constructed Comcast Xfinity Center at Citizens Bank Park.The band was proud to accept an invitation from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame “Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen” exhibition at the Constitutional Center in Philadelphia. They were featured during the opening, middle and closing nights—a real honor for any tribute band.