Chi-Town Transit Authority

Chi-Town Transit Authority

“Saturday in the Park,” the famous 1970s song by Chicago, is also the Aug. 10 outdoor concert at the Sunrise Theater.

The concert will be held on the First Bank Stage at the Sunrise and feature Chi-Town Transit Authority, a Chicago tribute band. Chi-Town will be playing hits including “25 or 6 to 4,” “You’re the Inspiration,” “Does Anybody Really Know “What Time It Is,” “Make Me Smile” and many more of Chicago’s greatest hits.

Sunrise’s Saturday in the Park will be a unique experience – VIP tickets are $35 and include premium seating close to the stage, a custom Sunrise chair to keep, and exclusive access to a special VIP concessions area. Lawn seating is $18, and guests are reminded to bring a chair or blanket. No coolers or dogs will be permitted at the concert.

This fun and family-friendly event is sponsored by the Ironwood Cafe.

Chicago is an American rock band that started in Chicago in 1967. They have recorded 36 albums, sold more than 100,000,000 records, and are one of the best-selling music groups of all time.

Chi-Town Transit Authority is an Atlanta-based ensemble band. They’re an eclectic group of incredibly talented musicians who are all big fans of Chicago, the “rock band with horns.” They have earned a loyal following by successfully emulating the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band they so respect.

Chi-Town musicians include Chris Horton on trumpet, Laurence Cohen on trombone, Thom Jenkins (a graduate of Western Carolina University) on sax, Michael Cahen on guitar, Eric Gant on bass guitar, Tom Davis on drums, and Asher McKinney on keyboard.

Tickets to Saturday in the Park are available online at the, at the Sunrise Theater office, or by calling (910) 692-3611. And if the weather doesn’t cooperate, the concert will be moved inside.

The Sunrise Theater is a thriving entertainment center featuring first-run and independent films, music concerts, local theater, and live broadcasts of the Met Opera and Bolshoi Ballet. The Sunrise Theater continues to be the cornerstone of theater arts and entertainment in the North Carolina Sandhills dedicated to serving the community.

The Sunrise Theater (The Sunrise Preservation Group, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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