For Immediate Release: Monday, November 5, 2012 @ 10 AM
The Paramount, located in downtown Huntington, Long Island announces the “Strong Island Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert” – a special concert event scheduled for this Thursday, November 8at 8 pm. The show, headlined by The Script, will include other special guests, to be announced. All ticket proceeds from the event will go to benefit The Long Island Red Cross, to aid in the relief of Hurricane Sandy on Long Island.
The Script, who were originally scheduled to headline The Paramount on December 5, have agreed to reschedule their show to this Thursday night, as a way to assist Long Island in achieving our relief aid goals now. All ticketholders for The Script, on their original concert date of December 5, are encouraged to attend the benefit concert on Thursday night using their same tickets. Any ticketholders that are unable to attend The Script concert on Thursday night, may receive a refund on their original tickets at their point of purchase.
“As fellow Long Islanders, The Paramount wants to help our neighbors devastated by this terrible hurricane. We would like to thank The Script, and the other special guests, for responding to our request in creating this amazing benefit show”, said The Paramount. “Additionally, in an unprecedented joint effort, our radio partners at WALK, WBLI, KJOY, WRCN, WPLJ, PARTY 105 and others, have banded together to promote this event and help make it a success. We thank them for assisting in our common goal of helping the local victims of Sandy.”
All tickets for this benefit concert are currently on sale now through Ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or The Paramount Box Office (open daily from 12 noon – 6pm). Information on VIP packages, preferred seating, corporate sponsorships and additional ways to donate are available by calling 631-673-7300. Doors will open at 7pm.
Opened September 30, 2011 this 1,555 capacity live entertainment venue located in downtown Huntington, Long Island, features concerts, boxing, comedy, community and other special events. Booked by Live Nation, the Paramount has hosted over 150 events in its first year of operation and quickly established itself as the premier music venue on Long Island. Some recent acts to take the stage include Pitbull, Taking Back Sunday, The Pixies, Elvis Costello, Warren Haynes, Willie Nelson, Brand New, Goo Goo Dolls, Primus, Marilyn Manson, Korn, The Wanted, The Script, Panic! At the Disco and many, more.
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