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Doobie Brothers To Close Out Festival

July 14, 2005

With classic songs like “Long Train Running” and “Listen To The Music,” the Doobie Brothers have sold more than 50 million records and continue to perform their classic hits to big crowds throughout the   The Festival’s concert series kicks off with Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone on Friday night at 8 p.m. , followed by Dennis DeYoung and the music of Styx on Saturday night at 8 p.m. The Doobie Brothers’ performance will lead into the final balloon ascension of the three-day Festival – Sunday at 6:30 p.m. The Doobie Brothers have won two Grammy Awards and recorded 27 chart-topping singles plus 11 multi-platinum albums and 13 gold albums.  Some of the other well-known hits are: “Rockin Down the Highway,” “Black Water,” “The Doctor,” and “Takin’ it to the Streets.” Festival-goers may purchase Blue Sky Club Tickets to see the Doobie Brothers up close and personal in the Festival’s VIP seating area. Tickets must be bought in advance for $60. This package also includes: one general admission ticket, one reserved concert seating ticket, one VIP tented seating with chairs and tables along the balloon flight line, executive restrooms, and much more.The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is North America ’s largest summertime event captivating crowds of over 150,000. The annual Festival features a variety of rides and attractions for children, parents, and Festival-goers of all ages.General admission tickets may be purchased in advance through July 28 at the discounted price of $17 for adults and $7 for children (54 inches and under). Children, three years of age and younger, will be admitted free. Tickets at the gate are $20 for adults and $10.


Contact: Tom Cosentino (732) 970-0399