Disco lives at the Gallo Center

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND BOOGIE INTO GALLO CENTER AUGUST 9

One of the most popular bands of the disco era in the 1970s, KC & The Sunshine Band, will appear the Gallo Center for the Arts at 8 pm on Saturday, August 9. Audience members are encouraged to break out bell bottom pants and platform shoes.

Tickets for the concert range in price from $39 to $89, and may be purchased at www.galloarts.org, by calling (209) 338-2100, or from the Gallo Center ticket office at 1000 I Street in downtown Modest. Groups of 15 people or more receive a 15% discount on tickets. Group sales information is available by calling (209) 338-5062.

Harry Wayne Casey – KC for short – created a fusion of R&B, funk and Latin percussion that memorably became a defining sound of the disco era. KC & the Sunshine Band went on to deliver such hits as “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way (I Like It)” and “Shake Your Booty.” The band’s sales topped 100 million records, and they earned nine Grammy nominations with three wins. They continue to tour internationally as well across the U.S., performing approximately 100 live shows annually.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.