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America’s # 1 country music group, Montgomery Gentry, to perform full concert following Conquest gam

June 28, 2004 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Albany Firebirds News Release

Albany, N.Y., June 28, 2004 – The Albany Conquest have announced that America’s # 1 country music group, Montgomery Gentry, will perform a full concert following their game against the Manchester Wolves on July 23 at Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y.

Montgomery Gentry, Columbia Records recording artists, perform Billboard Magazine’s No. 1 single, “If you ever stop loving me” and released the album “You Do Your Thing” on May 18. WGNA, the top rated radio station in the Capital Region is the media partner for the Montgomery Gentry concert. The band will be bringing their full touring show complete with sets, computerized lighting and full production.

The game is slated to kickoff at 7 p.m. and the Montgomery Gentry concert will begin about 15 minutes following the conclusion of the game, which will be begin at about 9:30 p.m.

At the same time, the Albany Conquest announced that 2005 season tickets will go on sale immediately and that new buyers will be entitled to a free ticket to the July 23 game and Montgomery Gentry concert. Moreover, current 2004 season ticket holders will get an additional Montgomery Gentry ticket for each ticket they renew for the 2005 season. Fans can purchase Conquest season tickets at 2004 prices, which include eight regular season home games plus a potential first home playoff game at $243, $207, $126, $99, and $63.

“Conquest fans can win twice under this plan, for each 2005 ticket purchased they will get a free ticket to the July 23 Montgomery Gentry Concert,” stated Bob Zeig, Conquest GM. “ Our game on July 23 is fan appreciation night and we’re giving our fans the hottest country music in America with Montgomery Gentry who will be making their first 2004 appearance in the Capital Region. ”

Tickets will go on-sale on Wednesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at the Pepsi Arena Box Office and will also be available by calling Ticket Master charge-by-phone at (518) 476-1000. Ticket prices, which include both the game and the concert, are set at $43.50, $33.50, and $23.50. More information is available by visiting www.albanyconquest.com or by calling the Conquest offices at (518) 487-2222.

2005 Conquest Season tickets also go on sale on Wednesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. To take advantage of this offer, please visit www.albanyconquest.com or call the Conquest office at 518-487-2222.

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