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Entertainment Digest | Week of Dec. 9

Their group is best known for its chart-topper “Elvira,” as well as “Bobbie Sue,” “Dream On,” “Where the Soul Never Dies,” “I’m Settin’ Fancy Free,” “American Made,” “Heart of Mine”  and “I’ll Be True to You.”

With one of the most distinctive sounds in the music industry, The Oak Ridge Boys were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2015.

Tickets range from $40 to $60 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Stambaugh box office, 1000 Fifth Ave.; by phone at 330 259 0555; and online at StambaughAuditorium.com.

The box office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Road to WrestleMania leads through Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN – WWE will return to the Mahoning Valley on March 15, when the Road to WrestleMania Supershow comes to Covelli Centre in Youngstown.

The card includes wrestling star The Miz, who will battle Bray “The Fiend” Wyatt in a championship match, plus Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair versus the Kabuki Warriors in a women’s tag team match.

Tickets are $18, $28, $43, $58, $78 and $108, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at Ticketmaster.com (fees apply) and the Covelli box office.

An online ticket presale will take place from 10 a.m. Dec. 11 to 10 p.m. Dec. 12 (use the password SUPERSHOW).

Youngstown Comic and Toy Expo at Metroplex

LIBERTY – The first Youngstown Comic and Toy Expo will take place Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Metroplex on Belmont Avenue.

The expo will feature 125 tables of vendors, offering new and old comics and toys for sale, plus rare items and works by local artists.

Admission is $5 and parking is free.

The event is a collaboration between the annual Toyhio Toy Show and the Youngstown Comic Con.

Rick Fusselman from Time Capsule Toys and Tom Troll of Too Sweet Toys had been presenting the Toyhio show for the past few years.

They joined forces with Greg Bartholomew of All American Comics, which also presents the Youngstown Comic Con every summer.

“The management at the Metroplex asked Rick if he thought the guys from Youngstown Comic Con would like to do a combo show, so they asked me and I said yes,” said Bartholomew. “We saw an opportunity to do a holiday season show and we think it will be a big success.”

Jamey Johnson coming to Valley

WARREN – Jamey Johnson will make his Mahoning Valley debut when he comes to Packard Music Hall on April 9. The 11-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter will be joined by opening act Caitlin Canty.

Johnson is one of only a few people to win two Song of the Year awards from both the CMA and ACM, for his songs “Give It Away” and “In Color.”

His 2008 album, “That Lonesome Song,” was certified platinum and his 2010 double album, “The Guitar Song,” went gold.

Tickets are $33, $40, $50, $60 and $82.50 at Ticketmaster.com. Fees apply and the Packard box office, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13.

‘It’s Christmas, Carol’ continues at Stage Left theater

LISBON – Stage Left Players’ original holiday musical, “It’s Christmas, Carol!,” will continue at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. Dec. 15.

The musical centers around Carol Kaminski Dickens, played by Christine Schreffler of Lisbon, who plots to save her bookstore from bankruptcy as her Polish-American family celebrates the season.

Tickets are $14 ($12 for seniors and $10 for students) and can be purchased at the door or in advance by emailing StageLeftSeats@yahoo.com or calling 330 831 7249.

Lawn Pass grants access to all Blossom, KeyBank concerts

Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has announced the return of Lawn Pass. For $199, music fans get unlimited lawn access to concerts, including sold-out shows, at one of the select 29 Live Nation owned and operated amphitheaters, including Cleveland’s Blossom Music Center and Pittsburgh’s KeyBank Pavilion.

Sold for a limited time only, fans can purchase a Lawn Pass from 10 a.m. Dec. 11 to 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31, at Lawnpass.Livenation.com.

Each Lawn Pass purchaser will receive a custom laminate with their name that serves as their ticket on show day.

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