Proctors and 98.3 TRY present a slate of musical acts paired with classic movies this summer in its Concert Cinema Drive-In Series at Jericho Drive-In in Glenmont.
The series will feature artists performing oldies, Motown, classic rock and even Disney music over five consecutive Wednesdays beginning July 8. Each artist is paired with a similarly-themed classic film that is shown after the live concert performance, except for the Pink Floyd tribute act which performs “The Dark Side of the Moon” as the soundtrack during a showing of the 1939 film classic “The Wizard of Oz”.
The cost is $25 per person; the maximum charge per vehicle is $100. Tickets are available in advance at proctors.org or by calling the Proctors Box Office at 518.346.6204. If the show is not sold out, tickets will be available to purchase at the Jericho Drive-In the night of the show.
All concerts will take place at Jericho Drive-In located at 21 Jericho Rd, Glenmont, NY.
All patrons must follow Jericho’s COVID-19 safety guidelines which can be reviewed here: https://www.jerichodrive-in.com/faq
Here is the line-up:
The Oldies Show and “American Graffiti”
8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 8
The Albany-based The Oldies Show, led by three dynamic singers and backed by a rhythm section and horns, play hits from the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s. “American Graffiti” is the 1973 American coming-of-age comedy film directed and co-written by George Lucas, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Harrison Ford and Cindy Williams.
Into the Floyd – the Premiere East Coast Pink Floyd Tribute and “The Wizard of Oz”
9 p.m., Wednesday, July 15
Into the Floyd will perform Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” live as the soundtrack to the “The Wizard of Oz” on the big screen.
The Little Mermen and “Beauty and the Beast”
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22
The Little Mermen are a New York City-based Disney cover band that play the hits from “The Jungle Book”, “The Lion King”, “Frozen” and more. “Beauty and the Beast” is the 2017 live-action musical film about an arrogant prince cursed to live as a terrifying beast until he finds his true love.
Tusk – The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute and “Almost Famous”
8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 29
Tusk takes audiences on a sweet ride down memory lane through the catalogue of one of classic rock music’s most enduring acts; the 2000 comedy-drama “Almost Famous” follows. The film, written and directed by Cameron Crowe, is the fictional story of a 15-year-old music fan assigned by Rolling Stone magazine to interview an up-and-coming rock band.
Reflections: A Motown Tribute Ensemble and “Lady Sing the Blues”
8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 5
Reflections: A Motown Tribute Ensemble is an all-star group of lead singers from top Capital Region bands who pay tribute to the golden age of Motown, Staxx Records, Chess Records and Philadelphia International soul music. “Lady Sings the Blues” is a 1972 film about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday featuring Diana Ross.