Are you a graybeard who still likes that old time rock and roll?
Or a kid who thinks today’s music ain’t got the same soul?
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will crank the classics at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, for $59.50, $77, $97 and $119 at ICTickets.
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“Seger has never been to Idaho, and he isn’t touring ever again,” says promoter Creston Thornton of Live Nation. “This is a once in a lifetime event for Boise.”
Nancy Wilson of Heart will open the concert.
Seger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. He’s famous for his blue-collar songwriting themes and sandpaper-scratched vocals. Songs such as “Turn the Page,” “Hollywood Nights,” “Night Moves,” “We’ve Got Tonight,” “Still the Same,” “Against the Wind” and “Like a Rock” have packed the playlists of FM rock stations for decades and powered massive advertising campaigns. (Who doesn’t remember Chevrolet’s “Like a Rock” commercials?)
Seger is 72 years old, but he’s still thrilling audiences. After he performed for a sellout crowd last month in Moline, Illinois, a newspaper columnist wrote a heartfelt review disguised as a thank-you letter: “Bob, you played every song we all came to hear, and you did it with energy, enthusiasm and appreciation, knowing 11,000-plus paid good money to see the man we’ve shared car rides, parties, good nights and bad nights with for nearly five decades. ... I want to thank you for the most fun I have had at a concert in years. ... Thanks for still being you.”
Seger might be ready to turn the page on touring, but he’s still the same. What more can a fan ask for?
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