America: 50th Anniversary Tour


What’s Happening?

Classic rock favorite America is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Founding members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate Dan Peek) met in high school in London in the late 1960s and quickly harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of their signature song “A Horse With No Name.” America paved its way to becoming a global household name with an impressive string of hits following the success of their first #1 single. Forty plus years later, these friends are still making music together and sharing tunes like  “I Need You,” “Ventura Highway,” “Don’t Cross The River,” “Tin Man,” “Lonely People,” and “Sister Golden Hair” with audiences around the world. 

America’s albums display the full range of the band’s talent, combining Gerry Beckley’s melodic pop rock and Dewey Bunnell’s use of folk-jazz elements, slinky Latin-leaning rhythms and impressionistic lyric imagery with Dan Peek’s more traditional country-rock leanings and highly personal lyrics. From effects-laden rockers and oddball medleys to soul-bearing ballads, America brings a flawless blend of disparate genres and styles as wide-open as the great American plains. 

Classic rock favorite America is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Founding members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate Dan Peek) met in high school in London in the late 1960s and quickly harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of their signature song “A Horse With No Name.” America paved its way to becoming a global household name with an impressive string of hits following the success of their first #1 single. Forty plus years later, these friends are still making music together and sharing tunes like  “I Need You,” “Ventura Highway,” “Don’t Cross The River,” “Tin Man,” “Lonely People,” and “Sister Golden Hair” with audiences around the world. 

America’s albums display the full range of the band’s talent, combining Gerry Beckley’s melodic pop rock and Dewey Bunnell’s use of folk-jazz elements, slinky Latin-leaning rhythms and impressionistic lyric imagery with Dan Peek’s more traditional country-rock leanings and highly personal lyrics. From effects-laden rockers and oddball medleys to soul-bearing ballads, America brings a flawless blend of disparate genres and styles as wide-open as the great American plains. 

About the Event Host
Omaha Performing Arts (O-pa) is the steward of two landmark venues – the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center, plus a third live music venue “Steelhouse Omaha” opening in 2023. O-pa presents a wide spectrum of the performing arts, including Broadway, jazz, dance, comedy, family, popular entertainment, and live music. With a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility, O-pa serves a growing audience in Omaha and the region through a broad range of education and engagement opportunities. As Nebraska’s largest arts institution, O-pa is recognized as a leader both locally and nationally. Support is provided by the Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Omaha, and Douglas County. We also rely on corporate sponsors, donors, and foundations. Ticket Omaha is the official ticket retailer for all performances at the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets purchased from other ticket retailers such as secondary ticket agencies or brokers may be more expensive and may not be valid. Due to the nature of live entertainment, all programs, performers, prices, dates, and times are subject to change.
When & Where
Jun 18, 2022, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE
$39.00


What To Expect

Rock


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