Survivor rocks the Luhrs Center stage
SHIPPENSBURG - Legendary rock band Survivor will deliver their trademark arena rock sound at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 26.
Survivor is embarking on their next chapter with a new member, 22-year-old Nashville resident Cameron Barton, who has gives new life to one of rock ‘n’ roll’s preeminent bands by assuming lead vocalist duties.
Survivor released their first album in 1980. Their first Top-40 on the Hot 100 came the next year with “Poor Man’s Son.” Their big break would come in 1982 when the band was asked by Sylvester Stallone to provide the theme song for "Rocky III." That single, “Eye Of The Tiger,” hit Number 1 – staying there for seven weeks, winning a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal, a People’s Choice Award, Academy Award and a Golden Globe nomination.
The song came in at 18 on the “Top 100 Singles” chart in Billboard‘s 100th anniversary issue and it’s well over the 7 million mark worldwide on iTunes, where it’s currently holding strong at 9 on their “Top Soundtrack” chart. The band also struck pay dirt as a result of a Stallone movie when “Burning Heart” appeared on the soundtrack of "Rocky IV" in 1985, hitting second place on the singles chart. The band’s "Vital Signs" record was another success, peaking at 16 on Billboard‘s “Top 200 Albums” chart, thanks to the Billboard Top-20 hits “I Can’t Hold Back” (13), “High On You” (8) and “The Search Is Over” (4).
Reserved tickets are $59, $55, $49 and $44, and are now on sale. A group discount is available for groups of 20 or more. Reserved tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling the Luhrs Center box office at 717.477.SHOW (7469) or online at luhrscenter.com.