The Brian Setzer Orchestra performed Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 at a sold-out Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta as part of its annual Christmas Rocks concert. Fans were treated to a rousing night of Stray Cats and holiday standards with the 3-time Grammy winner's swing and rockabilly interpretations. Robb D. Cohen/ RobbsPhotos.com
Photo: Robb D. Cohen/ RobbsPhotos.com
Photo: Robb D. Cohen/ RobbsPhotos.com

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

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 and go on sale to the general public beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 8, at Ticketmaster.com, RoseMusicCenter.com 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).  

The Brian Setzer Orchestra pulled into the sold-out Cobb Energy Centre Saturday, December 5, 2015, for its annual Christmas Rocks concert. Fans were treated to a rousing night of Stray Cats and holiday standards with the 3-time Grammy winner's swing and rockabilly interpretations. Robb D. Cohen/ RobbsPhotos.com
Photo: Robb D. Cohen/ RobbsPhotos.com

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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WANT TO GO?

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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