Stray Cats to rock this town at summer concert celebrating 40 years

Credit: Robb D. Cohen/

Credit: Robb D. Cohen/

The Stray Cats, the band that put Rockabilly music back on the record charts in the early '80s, are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a new tour and album.

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The 40th Anniversary Tour includes a stop in at Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Tickets are $23.50-$82 at or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Dates, times and artists subject to change without notice. All events rain or shine.

The new album, titled “40,” marks their first new music in 26 years and is set for release on May 24 via Surfdog Records (CD, vinyl, digital).

Credit: Robb D. Cohen/

Credit: Robb D. Cohen/

Formed by guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer, upright bass player Lee Rocker and drummer Slim Jim Phantom in 1979, the trio shared a love for Rockabilly music.

Their massive hits and videos include “Runaway Boys," "Rock This Town," "Stray Cat Strut” "(She's) Sexy + 17," and "I Won't Stand in Your Way."

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What: Stray Cats 40th anniversary tour

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019

Where: Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights

Tickets: $23.50-$82

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