WMGK Brings Local HS Choir on Stage to Perform With Foreigner
May 23, 2014
Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK-FM is proud to announce that the Cherokee High School Concert Choir is the winner of the station’s Classic Rock Choir contest. Over 10,000 people voted for their favorite choir/chorus – The Cherry Hill High School West ‘West Singers’, Valley Forge Chorus, Cherokee High Concert Choir – at wmgk.com and Cherokee High received the most votes. They will now have the honor of performing Foreigner’s huge hit, ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’ live on stage with the band at the station’s annual summer concert, 102.9 MGK’s 13th Annual Let Freedom Rock Fest on July 3 at Susquehanna Bank Center. They will also receive a $500 check from Foreigner.
102.9 WMGK’s 13th Annual Let Freedom Rock Fest on July 3rd at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ features Foreigner, Styx, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder and MGK’s official house band, Musician Impossible (from Delaware County, PA). From the moment the doors open at 5:30pm until the last note is played, patriotism will be an ongoing theme at the concert. The MGK air staff will host the festivities and will honor members of the military with various on-stage activities.
Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.com, the Live Nation box office, the Susquehanna Bank Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets, or by calling 800-745-3000. Children under nine years of age will be admitted free with parents holding lawn tickets. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit local veterans via the Philadelphia Multi-Service Center.
Foreigner are responsible for some of rock’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Dirty White Boy,” and “I Want To Know What Love Is.” At Foreigner’s core is founder and lead guitarist Mick Jones, the maestro whose songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layered talents continue to escalate Foreigner’s influence. He’s joined by lead vocalist Kelly Hansen, bass guitarist Jeff Pilson and multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel.
Spawned from a suburban Chicago basement in the early ‘70s, STYX are best known for the hit songs “Lady”, “Come Sail Away”, “Too Much Time On My Hands” and “Renegade”.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Don Felder was the lead guitarist of The Eagles for twenty-seven years. During that time he co-wrote their biggest hit, ‘Hotel California’.