For the Troy Daily News
TROY — Get a “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and live “Life in the Fast Lane” with the Eagles tribute band Hotel California, set to perform “In The City” of downtown Troy, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 on Prouty Plaza.
In addition, a scavenger hunt is under way at 18 different downtown Troy locations until Aug. 5.
“Troy Main Street is excited to bring this very popular band to Troy,” said Troy Main Street Executive Director John Wilson. “Hotel California draws people of all ages together for an evening of singing, dancing and enjoying the well-loved classic hits from the Eagles.”
The scavenger hunt, sponsored by Troy Main Street, is a fun way to allow the community to participate and engage with the downtown merchants, while creating excitement leading up to the concert. Two prizes of $100 each will be given away at the concert during intermission. Winners are picked from the completed scavenger hunt cards, which need to be dropped off at the Troy Main Street table by 8 p.m. day of the concert. Scavenger hunt cards and clues can be found at participating downtown locations, including: Samozrejme, Pachamama Market, Winner’s Computers, Ark & Echo, Expressions of the Home, Raise Your Brush, The Caroline, David Fair on the Square, 3 Weird Sisters, Olive Oasis, Blue Bow Boutique, Fitness Institute of Troy, For All Seasons, Troy Bulk Barn, Leaf ‘n Vine, Mayflower Arts Center, Towne Valley Gifts and Trojan Florist.
“These merchants have a tag attached to or near a clue to an Eagles song. Scavenger hunt players guess at least 10 of the songs and write them on their clue cards,” said Troy Main Street Events and Marketing Coordinator Shelly Calvert. “We’re hoping families and individuals will have fun looking through the participating stores and restaurants for clues. Two winners will get to choose $100 each worth of gift cards to downtown merchants and restaurants.”
Hotel California is part of Downtown Troy’s summer concert series. This performance is being sponsored by Troy Main Street, Clark Shaeffer Hackett, Troy Carstar, Unity National Bank, Upper Valley Medical Center-Premier Health, and Fairfield by Marriott.
The concert is free and open to the public. Concert-goers are asked to bring their own chairs.
For more information visit, www.troymainstreet.org, or search Troy Main Street on Facebook, or call the TMS office at 937-3359-5545.