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The Drifters

April 26, 2018

The Drifters…one of Rock & Roll’s founding vocal groups is once again touring the US. While under the auspices of their original management team.

Up on the Roof, Under the Boardwalk, This Magic Moment, There Goes My Baby, Dance with Me, and Spanish Harlem. Also, Stand by Me, the list of hits goes on and on.

From their inception in the early 1950s and until recently, The Drifters has a symbiotic relationship with Rock & Roll legend George Treadwell. Treadwell has discovered and managed such famous artists as Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn and Nina Simone. The Treadwell Family was there when the original Drifters formed. The family was responsible for guiding their career through 20 years of uninterrupted hits. Making them the second most successful recording artists of all time, according to Billboard Magazine.

Their songs have been penned by such historic songwriters as Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carol King, Jerry Goffen and Phil Spector. They have played at the White House on 3 different occasions. Gave a benefit concert in Berlin the day the wall fell. Performed for the Pope, the Queen of England, Nelson Mandela. In addition, toured the world for the USO in 3 different war zones from Korea to Iraq. And behind it all was George Treadwell and his family, guiding the career of this historic group.

Tickets: Adults: $40 and Students: $20.

Start:
04/26/18 @ 7:30 pm
End:
04/27/18 @ 7:30 pm
Website:
http://www.AikenArts.com
Location:
AECOM Center for the Performing Arts
126 Newberry Street SW
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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