They’re back! “The Number One Party Band in the Nation” is returning to Kingsport!
Party on the Moon will take to the stage again for a night of great entertainment at the Kingsport Chamber 70th Annual Dinner.
“Kingsport’s Social Event of the Year” will take place Friday, February 3, 2017, at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center, Kingsport.
The evening will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner and program at 7 p.m.
The public is invited to attend.
Tickets are now available for purchase for Kingsport Chamber members.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Tickets are $120 and can be purchased at your Kingsport Chamber (400 Clinchfield Street, next to Food City in downtown Kingsport) or by calling (423) 392-8800.
Last year’s event was another record sellout and this year’s dinner is expected to be as well. Those interested in attending are encouraged to purchase their tickets as soon as possible.
As a special offer, this year’s Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner ticket will also be good as a complimentary ticket to any Symphony of the Mountains Orchestra concert during the 2017 season.
MeadowView will be offering a selection of wines available for purchase the night of the event. To pre-order, please call MeadowView at (423) 578-6618.
In addition, a special guest room rate, which includes breakfast for two, is offered for only $125 to Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner attendees who would like to spend the night at MeadowView.
The rate for hotel guest room only is $99.
Reservations can be made by calling MeadowView at (423) 578-6600.
Last year, more than 1,700 individuals attended the popular event, which remains the largest Chamber annual dinner in the nation.
Eastman serves as title sponsor and WJHL News Channel 11 and ABC Tri-Cities as host sponsor. Holston Valley Medical Center is the entertainment sponsor, Eastman Credit Union serves as concert hall and stage sponsor, Chef’s Pizzeria and Appalachian Power are the associate sponsors and Food City is the printing sponsor.
“The Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner promises to be another great night with the best entertainment,” said Kenny Lawrence, Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner chair and new WJHL News Channel 11/ABC Tri-Cities president and general manager. “I’m a newcomer to the area and, even before I moved here, one of the first things people told me about was the Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner. It truly is a phenomenal, can’t miss event. The News Channel 11 and ABC Tri-Cities team is truly excited to host this event for our eighteenth consecutive year now.”
“Your Kingsport Chamber continues to get bigger and better every year thanks to the tremendous support of our sponsors,” Kingsport Chamber President & CEO Miles Burdine said. “As our major fundraiser, this dinner is very important to us. We are very proud of this event and extremely grateful to all of our members, sponsors and the 1,700 people who attend and make this night possible. We’re also excited to make Kingsport’s centennial the theme of this year’s event.”
“We do anticipate another sold-out event so I would encourage everyone to get their tickets early,” Burdine added. “It’s going to be another wonderful evening to celebrate our great home of Kingsport.”
“The food, the entertainment, the networking, the attire…your Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner has it all and makes for the perfect evening,” Lawrence added. “We look forward to another fun night.”
PARTY ON THE MOON
They’ve played for President Barack Obama’s Inaugural. They’ve performed for perform for Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush. They’ve played for the President of Nigeria and political figures and celebrities from around the globe. They’ve played for Eli Manning’s Wedding. They’ve played for President-elect Donald Trump’s New Year’s Eve Party for the past six years… …and now the Number One Party Band in the Nation is back again to play for your Kingsport Chamber 70th Annual Dinner!
Voted the Nation’s Number One Corporate and Private Party Band, Party on the Moon custom tailors music, choreography, state-of-the-art production and entertainment to spectacular specifications. Based in Atlanta, the award-winning band performs 70s, 80s, 90s, current dance, pop, rock, classic rock, disco, funk, swing, R&B, Motown and new country music.
Party on the Moon performs world-wide for millionaires, celebrities, global company CEOs, top sales executives, discerning brides and national and local philanthropists – even at the Inaugural Ball! But no matter who their clients are, Party on the Moon’s goal is always the same: create the perfect party. The band always performs to create fun, memorable event experiences. The musicians are world-class, the gorgeous female vocalists top-notch, and the lighting, choreography and sound state-of-the-art. So, if you want to launch a party that will simply be OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD … book PARTY ON THE MOON!
The band’s non-stop, high-energy performances always leave audiences craving for more. Party on the Moon was such a huge hit that Donald Trump requested the band return again for the sixth consecutive year to perform a five-hour show at his personal New Year’s Eve party at Mar-A-Lago. “The band (Party on the Moon) is spectacular,” Trump said. “This is the best New Year’s Eve we have ever had at Mar-A-Lago.”
The HalfMoon TRIO features Mark, Big Papa and Tyrone, (drums, piano and bass), with a repertoire spanning almost every genre of music.
The Higher Power Choir, voices of inspirational pop, features world-class vocals and a wide-ranging musical repertoire.
With more than 300 album and CD credits collectively, the four-piece FullMoon HORNS are well rehearsed, disciplined and play the arrangements you remember. Working with superstar entertainers is not new to Party on the Moon®. Their long list of outstanding recording credits include Maroon 5, Carrie Underwood, Diana Ross Peabo Bryson, Gladys Knight, Roberta Flack, Natalie Cole and Francine Reed as well as tours and performances with Sly & the Family Stone, Alicia Bridges and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas.
The band has performed with some of the best, including Journey, Prince, James Brown, Huey Lewis, Three Dog Night, The O’Jays, Peabo Bryson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Temptations and Bob Seger.
Party on the Moon was founded by musician and entertainer Dennis Smith, who still serves as the band’s music director. Smith has been featured in American Entertainment magazine.
For more information on Party on the Moon, go to PartyontheMoon.com.
The Kingsport Chamber is a non-profit organization composed of two entities: the Kingsport Chamber Foundation and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.
The Kingsport Chamber Foundation manages, supports, promotes and assists a number of educational, charitable, environmental, wellness and leadership programs that have a tremendous impact on the Kingsport community.
Programs of the Kingsport Chamber Foundation include: Communications & Development; Downtown Concert Series; Education & Workforce Development; Fun Fest; Healthy Kingsport; Keep Kingsport Beautiful; Kingsport Convention & Visitors Bureau (KCVB); Kingsport Leadership Programs (Leadership Kingsport and S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership); Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE); Move to Kingsport; Santa Train; and Tennessee/Virginia Scholars.
The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to utilize resources and focus efforts on enhancing a strong and viable business environment for the Kingsport area.
Programs of the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce include: Communications & Development; Government Relations; and Membership. The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce has nearly 1,000 members.
For more information on the Kingsport Chamber, go to KingsportChamber.org or call (423) 392-8800. We’re social too; follow us on our Facebook page, Your Kingsport Chamber, and on our Twitter account, @kptchamber.