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Tyrone-Snyder Public Library annual concert fundraiser tickets to go on sale

The Tyrone-Snyder Public Library has announced that tickets for the seventh annual fund raising concert event will go on sale beginning Saturday, February 23.
The tickets for this year’s concert will again be $30 per person. All seating for the concert is reserved seating. Tickets may be purchased at the following ticket outlet locations: Bressler’s Food Mart & Sports, Kopp Drug in Tyrone and the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library located in downtown Tyrone.
Concert tickets may also be ordered over the telephone by calling the library during normal operating hours at 814- 682-1017. If you need to call the ticket number after hours, simply leave a message with your return telephone information, and you will receive a call back to place your ticket orders.
This year’s concert will again be held at the Tyrone Area High School Auditorium on Saturday evening, April 19. The doors will open promptly at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin on time at 7 p.m.
“I cannot thank the Tyrone Area School District enough for allowing us to use this great facility for our fund raising concert each year. I have had many of the entertainers tell me after the shows that they thought the sound system in the auditorium is one of the best they have been around lately. Without the help of the school we could never be able to have this concert. There are just no other venues in our town that could support such a show,” stated Chuck Banas, concert chairman.
This year the library concert is planning on bringing a show to the area from Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Pittsburgh. The show will be called a “Salute to the Legends.” All of the contracts have been signed and arrangements made for what should be another great evening of entertainment.
Morris Levine of Tyrone summed it up after last year’s show when he stated, “This was a tremendous show and so very entertaining. People should not miss these shows.”
All of the money that is raised from the concerts goes exclusively to paying the mortgage on the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, which opened seven years ago in downtown Tyrone. Currently, the concerts have generated over $53,000 as the march continues toward the $100,000 goal that was originally established.
When asked if there were any other important announcements that should be released this early, Banas did not hesitate by saying, “Yes! Get your tickets early! They are on a first come first serve basis, and every year I get some of our local people who wait until the week of the show to try and purchase tickets and then are unhappy that they are sitting so far back in the auditorium.
“We have people calling already from Altoona, Lancaster and Pittsburgh asking to purchase tickets. They saw or heard of the concert release date that went public last week. In addition, we are starting to work with our corporate sponsors who buy the ads and blocks of tickets to support the library. The seats fill up faster than most people realize.”
In the next few weeks the library will be releasing information to The Daily Herald on each of the acts that will be taking part in this year’s event.
The count down to concert night has started, and we are at 65 days and counting.