Omaha Performing Arts presents Huey Lewis and The News at the Orpheum Theater on Thursday, October 20, 2011 as part of its Popular Series. The rock ‘n’ roll group has carried the banner as the quintessential American rock band for three decades, marking their 30th anniversary in 2009.
Single tickets, which go on sale Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., will start at $35 and can be purchased at the Ticket Omaha office in the Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas streets; online at TicketOmaha.com; or by calling 402.345.0606.
Formed from two rival Bay-area bands in 1979, Huey Lewis and The News has a contagious brand of straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll that has outlasted countless trends, selling over 20 million albums worldwide in the process. These Grammy Award® winners have written and performed such classic Top Ten Hits as “Heart of Rock & Roll,” “Stuck With You,” “I Want a New Drug,” “If This Is It” and “Hip To Be Square.” The group also wrote and performed “The Power of Love” and “Back in Time” for the hit film Back to the Future. “The Power of Love,” which was nominated for an Academy Award®, went all the way to #1 on Billboard’s singles chart.