Sirius XM Satellite Radio and 80s on 8 presents Replay America – The Ultimate 80s’ Festival starring Billy Ocean, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, The Motels featuring Martha Davis, and Naked Eyes at Rose Music Center in Huber Heights, OH on Sunday, August 6.
BILLY OCEAN is best known as the Grammy-winning singer of the 1984 mega-hit “Caribbean Queen.” Ocean has had seven top 10 hits in the US, including: “When the Going Gets Tough,” “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry),” “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car,” “Lover Boy,” “Suddenly” and “Love Zone.” This is Ocean’s first US tour in 20 years.
STARSHIP FEATURING MICKEY THOMAS – Mickey Thomas joined Jefferson Starship in 1979. In 1985 Starship released the platinum album Knee Deep In The Hoopla that featured top hits “We Built This City” and “Sara.” Starship followed up the success of Hoopla with another #1 single, “Nothing’s Gonna To Stop Us Now.” Videos for the Starship hits permeated MTV and are still popular today.
THE MOTELS FEATURING MARTHA DAVIS hit big with their 1982 album All For One which featured the smash single “Only The Lonely.” The album went gold and rocketed The Motels to the top. The group’s 1983 album Little Robbers yielded the Top 10 single “Suddenly Last Summer” and another Top 40 hit “Remember The Knights.”
NAKED EYES was formed by two college friends in Bath, England in 1982, and rode to prominence with the success of their cover of the Burt Bacharach song “(There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me.” The hit single entered the Billboard Hot 100 in March of 1983 and continued soaring through June. The duo’s second hit was “Promises, Promises,” and other popular songs include “Voices In My Head,” “When the Lights Go Out” and “(What) In the Name of Love.”
Tickets for the Huber Heights show will go on sale to the public beginning 11:00am on Friday, April 28th at www.Ticketmaster.com, www.Rosemusiccenter.com, and the Rose Music Center box office. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000.