Pat Boone in Concert

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September 29, 2013


Queensborough Performing Arts Center


All Ages


Event description: There is no doubt that Pat Boone is the ORIGINAL American Idol, and his appeal continues to be universal in scope! Singer, actor/TV host, producer, songwriter, author, motivational speaker, TV pitchman, radio personality and humanitarian, Pat’s contribution to the American culture and country’s consciousness has reached legendary status. With over 45 million records sold and 38 top 40 hits, he’s recognized by Billboard Magazine as the #10 rock recording artist in history, placing higher on that impressive chart than either Madonna or Billy. Boone’s teen idol success led him to star in 14 major movie features with stars such as Ann Margaret, James Mason, Debbie Reynolds and Tony Curtis. In fact, he was Elvis’ main competition at that time. Boone became the youngest person to have his own weekly musical variety TV show, and in 1959 he wrote the lyric to the theme from the movie “Exodus,” about the creation of the State of Israel. It provided him with a special connection with the country, one that he has maintained. He possesses an Israel Cultural Award, the country’s highest award for a non native. Boone still holds the Billboard record for spending 220 consecutive weeks on the charts with one or more songs each week. See him perform live! $45 all seats

Address: 222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: 718-631-6311

About Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Standard hours: Box Office M-F 10am-4pm
Wheelchair accessible: No
Stroller check: Yes
Bring food: No
Family bathroom: No

The cornerstone of the Performing Arts Center is the annual Professional Performing Arts Series. The Series was created to bring a high level of accessible world-class entertainment to the community at large. Throughout its over 50-year history, QPAC has successfully produced over 1,200 performances and served over 1 million individuals in its intimate 875-seat theater. QPAC is strongly committed to expanding public access to the arts for everyone. The center's affordable prices allow Queens' working families, younger generations and seniors the opportunity to enjoy first-rate performances locally. The performances are of the highest quality and QPAC strives to offer multi-cultural entertainment that mirrors the diversity of the borough. This diversity is reflected in a wide range of performances. The Center is also a learning laboratory that provides many cultural and artistic opportunities to the College's students in an effort to integrate the arts into the learning process.

Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: Q27 bus
Play area: No
Party room: No

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