The world famous Drifters will be appearing in the White Swan Ballroom in Wrightsville, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 22.
The Drifters have been in existence since 1953, and they are still going strong today. In 1959, Charlie Thomas joined the Drifters, and he has performed with them until the present. Thomas will lead the vocals for the show on Sept. 22.
Thomas' voice is heard on every Drifters' hit recording from 1959 to 1967. The group is backed by the Drifters' orchestra, directed by Jack Columbo. The three remaining Drifters are James Manning, Stephen Brown and Louis Bailey.
The Drifters will perform contemporary standards along with a large selection of their platinum-selling hits. The Drifters' hits include ''There Goes My Baby,'' ''True Love, True Love,'' ''Dance With Me,'' ''This Magic Moment,'' ''Save The Last Dance for Me,'' '' I Count The Tears,'' ''Some Kind of Wonderful,'' ''Please Stay,'' ''Sweets For My Sweet,'' ''When My Little Girl Is Smiling,'' ''Up On The Roof,'' ''On Broadway,'' ''Under the Boardwalk,'' ''I've Got Sand In My Shoes'' and ''Saturday Night At The Movies.''
The Drifters will present two 45-minute shows with a short intermission; both shows for one price, $25. Doors open at 7 p.m. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets, call 814-723-7239.
Attendees can bring their own alcoholic beverages and snacks. Roast beef sandwiches and pop will be sold. Complimentary ice and glasses will be available.
This is the 53rd year that Charlie Thomas has been singing with the Drifters. Don't miss this opportunity to see and hear him and the Drifters.