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Bowzer of Sha Na Na hosts classic rock and doo-wop show at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on May 29

Bowzer of Sha Na Na hosts classic rock and doo-wop show at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on May 29
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From a press release:

Jon “Bowzer” Bauman will return to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre – along with his doo-wop family – for a great night of music that will include some of the best hits from the ’50s and ’60s. The fun begins at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 in the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

Ticket prices start at $25 and go on sale this Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Customers may purchase tickets by logging on to, calling Ticketmaster’s national toll-free charge-by-phone number at 1-800-745-3000, or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are also available, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono box office (1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre) starting Saturday, March 19.

This Rock ‘n’ Doo-Wop Party brings together an incredible lineup of talent that will be sure to celebrate classic and legendary rock ‘n’ roll in a way that fans have come to expect from Bowzer, best known as a member of the New York rock band Sha Na Na and the host of game shows like “Hollywood Squares” in the “Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour” and “The Pop ‘N Rocker Game.” The concert, hosted by Bowzer, is set to star:

  • Jay Siegel’s Tokens (“The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Tonight I Fell in Love”)
  • Freddy “Boom-Boom” Cannon (“Palisades Park,” “Tallahassee Lassie”)
  • Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “Soldier Boy”)
  • The Original Comets (“Rock Around the Clock,” “Shake, Rattle & Roll”)
  • Joey Dee & The Starliters (“Peppermint Twist,” “What Kind of Love Is This”)
  • Bowzer & The Stingrays
  • Rocky & The Rollers
  • Special guest Johnny Contardo, formerly of Sha Na Na

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive entertainment, gaming, shopping, and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Wilkes-Barre/Plains, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square foot convention center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space, including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment, and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware.

More information is available by calling 888-946-4672 or visiting