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EIU to Celebrate Good Times with Kool & The Gang!


Tickets are still available for Eastern Illinois University's 2010 Family Weekend concert, featuring '70s' funk legends Kool & The Gang.

Tickets for the performance, set to begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in Lantz Arena, are $20. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) All seats reserved.

Tickets may be purchased between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays through the MLK Jr. Union Ticket Office, located on the second floor, west wing. For information/credit card orders, phone 217-581-5122.

Tickets may also be purchased online. (Please see here.)

Any unsold tickets will be available at the door the night of the concert.

Kool & The Gang has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide. With songs like "Celebration," "Cherish," "Jungle Boogie," "Summer Madness," "Get Down On It" and "Joanna," they've earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums.

Kool & The Gang has performed continuously for the past 35 years, longer than any R&B group in history.