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The Hooters performed at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA on Friday October 23, 2009 along with Hall and Oates and Todd Rundgren. The Soul Survivors joined in for five encores at the end of the show.

A short video news report is available from CBS

The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article after the show by writer David Hiltbrand.

The following press release from Live Nation describes the event:

As the final days of the Spectrum approach, three of Philadelphia’s most popular musicians – Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hooters, and Todd Rundgren - will all perform together on one stage for one night only, entitled “The Last Call,” as part of the Final Farewell Concert Series at the Spectrum on Friday, October 23.

Live Nation and its predecessor, Electric Factory Concerts, have a long and storied history in the Spectrum, including producing the arena's very first event, the two-day Quaker City Jazz Festival (September 30-October 1, 1967). The company is rolling back ticket prices for this special Spectrum celebration to those of the first Spectrum show - $4, $5, and $6.

These tickets will go on sale exclusively through ComcastTIX on Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m. A limited number of VIP tickets, which include a post-concert reception and a certificate for a commemorative brick from the Spectrum (after the venue closes), will also be available through ComcastTIX.

This special concert is being presented in association with Live Nation, Greater Media, Toyota, Budweiser, and Pepsi.

Tickets will go on sale exclusively through ComcastTIX on Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m. on line at or, by phone at 1-800-298-4200, or in person at the Wachovia Complex box office and select Acme Markets.

Hall and Oates have performed six previous times in the Spectrum, including their first show on December 12, 1977. The Hooters have performed four other times at the Spectrum, including their first performance on November 26, 1987. Rundgren, who was born in Upper Draby, PA, performed at the Spectrum only one other time, April 19, 1980.


Ticket information was available from ComcastTIX and Live Nation

Last updated on 2009-10-26 at 12:15 EDT
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