Three Dog Night to perform for Family Weekend

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

Three Dog Night was announced as the headliner for the annual Family Weekend concert scheduled for Oct. 10 in Lantz Arena.

Tickets for the performance will be $25 for the general public.

The band was formed back in 1967, and for over four decades the band has had a successful career.

Between 1969 and 1974, Three Dog Night managed to have more top 10 hits and were able to sell more records and sell more concert tickets than any other band or group during this time period.

The group combines an eclectic taste to ITS style of music, which has helped them become music icons.

The band is known for its songs “Mama Told Me (Not To Come),” “Joy to the World,” “One,” “Black & White,” “Shambala,” “Easy to be Hard” and “An Old Fashioned Love Song,” and the band’s ability to record hits in its own style, which has allowed Three Dog Night to dominate music charts throughout its career.

The band release its first double-A sided single in more 25 years, adding new songs to the set list.

The members are credited with more than 20 consecutive Top-40 hits, which include three No.1 singles, 11 Top-10s, 18 straight Top-20s, and 7 million singles sold.

The band has 12 Recording Industry Association of America certified gold LP.

The band has spent more 40 years on the road, developing its business and growing a fan base, all while keeping up with the concert schedule.

Three Dog Night has performed in all sorts of venues, including theaters, performance art centers, fairs, festivals, corporate events and casinos. The band members have performed more than 2,200 shows and have two Super Bowl performances under their belt.

Three Dog Night will perform in Lantz Arena Oct. 10 as part of Eastern’s Family Weekend list of events. The performance is set for 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets for the performance will be $25.

Eastern will have a morning breakfast send off as a final meal for both Eastern students and their families as the weekend comes to a close that Sunday.

The breakfast send off will be at the Martin Luther King University Union from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom.

Prices are $9.50 for adults and Eastern students, $5 for kids aged 6 through 10 and free for kids under 5.

 

Luis Martinez can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected]