Press contact: Helen Dalrymple (202) 707-1940
Contact: (202) 707-5502, Concert Line
Website: http://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert

April 9, 2003

MEDIA ADVISORY

Bob Hope 100th Birthday Celebration Concert at Library of Congress Rescheduled

New date is Thursday, May 22

The Bob Hope 100th Birthday Celebration concert-an evening of performances and reminiscences in honor of the legendary performer-which was originally scheduled for 8 p.m., Thursday, May 29, in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 22, at the same time. Tickets will be available on the original sale date, Wednesday, April 16.

The "Vaudeville 2003" concert, which had been planned for Friday, May 30, has been canceled.

Tickets for Library of Congress concerts are distributed by Ticketmaster at (301) 808-6900, (410) 752-1200, or for out-of-state residents, (800) 551-7328. Each ticket carries a nominal service charge of $2, with additional charges for phone orders and handling. Tickets are also available at Ticketmaster outlets; for a complete list, visit the Ticketmaster site http://www.ticketmaster.com.

Although the supply of tickets for popular events may be exhausted, there are often empty seats at concert time. Interested patrons are encouraged to come to the Library's Jefferson Building, First Street and Independence Avenue S.E., by 6:30 p.m. on the night of the concert to wait in the standby line for no-show or canceled tickets.

For more information on Library of Congress concerts, visit the Web site at http://www.loc.gov/rr/perform/concert/.

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PR 03-061
04/09/03
ISSN 0731-3527

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