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A BAITY’S BENEFIT REUNION

Ziggy’s, 170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem | Friday, Feb. 19

On Friday, February 19, Ziggy’s in Winston-Salem (170 W 9th St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101) will be hosting A Baity’s Benefit Reunion show at 7 p.m. This event is being held to honor the thousands of fans and musicians that visited Baity’s Music Garden in the 1980s and 1990s. This particular event will be a benefit for Susan G. Komen Northwest NC in memory of Sherri Roberts Biallis (2008) and Joan Marie Barrett (2013). In addition, the show is being dedicated to Peggy “Ma Baity” Ring, and Ralph Blanco, both of whom were part of the Baity’s family and friends and lost to other forms of cancer.

The lineup of musicians includes fan favorites that have all played at Baity’s in the past. The bands include: Wicked Wayz, Suicide King/David Reavis Band, Circus Baby, Typsy Gypsy, and Still of the Night (a Whitesnake Tribute band). Members of Circus Baby and Typsy Gypsy have not played together in about 25 years and are re-uniting for this event.

Also performing will be Al Yountz, a Winston Salem native and nationally renowned comedian who now resides at Oak Island, NC, performing a 30-minute comedy act.

Host and MC will be Robert Fleischman from Chicago, Illinois, formerly lead singer of Journey.

Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at Ziggyrock.net and a couple other surprise locations that are announced on the Baity’s Music Garden Reunion Central Facebook page.

“This event was organized entirely online and with the support of all the members of the Baity’s Music Garden of Winston Salem Reunion Central Facebook page,” event organizer Cathy Pighini explained. “All the bands and entertainers are donating their talents to show their support of breast cancer awareness and their love of a bygone era of the best rock club ever.”

Online doations: http://komennorthwestnc.org/events/baitys-music-gardenbenefit/

For more information contact Cathy Pighini via phone at (336) 470-9084 or email of clpighini@ptmc.net.

DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM

The Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St. Greensboro | Saturday, Feb. 20

Renowned for Traffic hits “Feelin’ Alright” and “Hole in My Shoe,” plus his solo signature tracks “We Just Disagree” and “Only You Know and I Know,” Dave Mason is bringing his Traffic Jam Tour to the Carolina Theatre of Greensboro. Mason founded Traffic with Steve Winwood as teenagers, creating music that would find its way into the hearts of generations of music lovers. He went on to establish himself as a successful songwriter, guitarist, and solo artist, penning dozens of hits. His legendary guitar work has also been linked to countless other members of rock and roll elite, including Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Rita Coolidge, Leon Russell, Ron Wood, and Mama Cass Elliot. Featuring hits and deep cuts from iconic Traffic albums and more, rare photos, stories from Dave, plus new material and a selection of classic Mason music, Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam is a show for all fans.

Show-only tickets are $50 for premium orchestra pit seating; $39.50, $32.50, $27.50, $20.00 or $15.00, depending on location. A $2.50 theatre facility fee will be added to each ticket. Please note: There is an additional $3.50 per ticket web charge for internet purchases; to avoid those charges, call the box office at 336- 333-2605.

A limited number of $125 VIP Meet & Greet passes are available for an additional $125 (concert tickets are a separate purchase).

VIP tickets must be purchased through the box office at 336-333-2605. !

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