Proctors & 98.3 TRY plan five nights of shows at Jericho Drive-In
As the Capital Region transitions back to some state of normalcy, three local entities have banded together to bring you entertainment in a COVID-19 world. In a collaboration between Proctors Theater, 98.3 TRY, and the Jericho Drive-In, fans of music and movies alike can enjoy a series of musical acts paired with similarly-themed movie classics from the comfort of their own cars. Beginning July 8th and continuing over five consecutive Wednesdays, and only $25 per head (with a max charge per vehicle of $100) for the whole show, the lineup features something everyone can enjoy.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at proctors.org, by calling the Proctor’s Box Office at 518.346.6204, or at the Jericho drive-in the night of the show.
The Oldies Show and American Graffiti
Wednesday, July 8 at 8:30pm
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
Wednesday, July 15 at 9:00pm
Into the Floyd will perform Pink Floyd’s renowned album 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 (2017)
Wednesday, July 22 at 7:30pm
The Little Mermen are a New York City-based Disney cover band that perform the hits from Disney classic films. 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
Wednesday, July 29 at 8:30pm
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
Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30pm
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.