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    October 18, 2017
    Vance Joy will be co-headlining the 4th Annual CT Snow Ball Concert with Moon Taxi and JD McPherson on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom. Show time is 7:00 PM. Tickets to this All Ages Show go on sale on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 AM and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office and online at WWCTFM.com. General Admission tickets are $35 in advance, with Golden Circle ticket packages at $60. Last Year’s Snow Ball sold out several weeks before the show.

    "We are very excited to have these three World Class artists perform as part of our Annual CT Snow Ball. Over the past four years, our listeners have generously donated over $50,000 worth of books and toys to the Children’s Hospital of Illinois," says Marc Alghini, WWCT-FM Program Director and host of The CT Morning Blend. “We expect this year to be an even greater success than the last three years, and we all can look forward to an evening of fantastic music and bringing joy and happiness to the kids over the holidays”

    This year's CT Snow ball is hosted by Peoria's World Class Rock, 99.9 WWCT-FM in conjunction with Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment and the Peoria Civic Center. Individuals attending the concert are asked to bring a new, unwrapped book or toy so that every child at Children's Hospital of Illinois can receive a gift during their hospitalization this holiday.

    The music of Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy has been described as “folk music with pop influences…capturing the familiar pulse of everyday experiences in a unique and celebratory manner.”
    Joy was signed to Atlantic Records in 2013 and has 7 Gold or Platinum-certified songs including his latest release, “Lay It On Me.”

    Hailing from Nashville, TN, Moon Taxi has played numerous festivals including Coachella, Hangout Festival, Lollapalooza, Forecastle and Austin City Limits and has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers and Conan. Founded in 2006, the band has released four studio albums and were signed to RCA Records in 2017.

    Singer-songwriter JD McPherson makes vintage-sounding rock with nods to '40s R&B, blues, and '50s rock & roll. A native of Oklahoma, he grew up listening to a wide array of music from traditional country and rockabilly to punk and hip-hop. McPherson is currently signed to New West Records.
    This is the fourth year for the CT Snow Ball Concert. Previous concerts have featured international recording artists Counting Crows, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, and The Revivalists.