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Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Tesla rock Giant Center in Hershey on June 30

Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Tesla rock Giant Center in Hershey on June 30
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From a press release:

It was announced today that classic rock bands Styx, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Tesla are coming to the Giant Center in Hershey on Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m.

Tickets, which are $32.35, $52.35, $72.35, $102.35, $152.35, and $352.85, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Giant Center box office (550 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey), online at and, and by phone at 717-534-3911 or 800-745-3000.

Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitars), James “JY” Young (vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums), and Ricky Phillips (bass), along with the occasional surprise appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo, transformed into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late 1970s and early ’80s due to a fondness for big rockers and soaring power ballads. Over the course of their 40-year career, they’ve released 15 studio albums, six best-of compilations, and four live albums, garnering eight Top 10 singles. Styx has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Throughout their illustrious career, they’ve performed more live shows since 1999 than all of the previous years of their career combined.

Joan Jett is an originator, an innovator, and a visionary. As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, with whom she has become a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, she’s had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics “Bad Reputation,” “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” “I Hate Myself for Loving You,” and “Crimson and Clover.” Her independent record label Blackheart was founded in 1980 after she was rejected by no less than 23 labels. Blackheart is one of the longest running indie labels and continues to give voice to new bands.

Over the course of their 35-year career, the iconic Sacramento melodic hard rock quintet called Tesla – Frank Hannon (guitar), Brian Wheat (bass), Jeff Keith (lead vocals), Troy Luccketta (drums), and Dave Rude (guitar) – has sold more than 25 million albums domestically and played globally to sold-out crowds far and wide.

The wristband policy will be in effect for this event. Fans are permitted on the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex property beginning at 7 a.m. on Feb. 16. Two hours prior to the on-sale, fans will be directed in front of Giant Center box office, where they will be issued a numbered wristband. Wristbands are available for one hour and, at the conclusion of that hour, a selected fan will randomly choose a wristband that will determine the line order.