The Pittston Memorial Library Board and Capital Campaign Committee have announced that tickets are now on sale for Shawn Klush, the World's Greatest Elvis.
The show will be presented on Nov. 24, at 8 p.m. at the F.M. Kirby Center. Tickets can be purchased at the Pittston Memorial Library, Kirby Box Office or through Ticketmaster.
Born and raised in Pittston, Klush has been designated the First Ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist by Elvis Presley Enterprises. He has also been named The World's Greatest Elvis following a vote of 6.5 million international viewers on BBC1 Television in the United Kingdom.
Also appearing at his performance at the Kirby will be special guests, The Sweet Inspirations, who performed as backup singers for Elvis Presley his entire career.
Those purchasing VIP tickets will be provided with choice seating and access to a pre-show Meet and Greet that will include appetizers, complimentary drink and photo/autograph opportunity with Klush. The Meet and Greet will begin at 6:30 p.m. and go to 7:3 p.m.
To purchase tickets from the Pittston Memorial Library, call 654-9565 X 25. The F.M. Kirby Center Box Office can be reached by calling 823-4599 or e-mail Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com. Payment can be made by check, money order, or credit card.
Library Board Member Marla Pupa is serving as event chair.
For a preview of the concert, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1LWfIWabV8
All proceeds of the event will go to benefit the Cosgrove Capital Campaign for library expansion. The library plans to add a 5,175 square foot addition to the current facility at 47 Broad St. in downtown Pittston.
The new addition will include a community/conference room large enough for 100 people and furnished with Smartboard, WiFi and teleconferencing capabilities.
The new community/conference room will also serve as a home to the Intergenerational Family Center, an all-inclusive program designed to provide support and services to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The program will be open to all residents of Luzerne County.
The library addition will also provide a larger children's section, arts and crafts room; teen, senior and veterans space; entrance, vestibule and other amenities.
Sponsorships for Shawn Klush, the World's Greatest Elvis are available as well as space for ads in the show's program book. For additional information on sponsorships, ads and ticket specials, call Carol Crane at 654-9565 X 25.
WHAT Shawn Klush, World's Greatest Elvis
WHERE FM Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre
WHEN Nov. 24, 8 p.m.
TIX Pittston Library, Kirby Box Office, Ticketmaster