Hippiefest on August 13 or Cheech and Chong on August 14 at NYCB Theatre at Westbury (Up to 52% Off)

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Hippiefest gathers Edgar Winter, Ten Years After, Canned Heat, Rick Derringer, and Pat Travers; Cheech & Chong join War and Tower of Power

The Fine Print

Expiration varies. Limit 8/person. Valid only for option purchased. G-Pass not redeemable with mobile app. Use for admission at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on event day. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Live Nation's current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. Merchant reserves the right to substitute closer seat assignment. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Rock 'n' roll is one of two jobs in which you are encouraged to set your tools on fire when you're done with them—the other, of course, is dentistry. Hear hot licks with this GrouponLive deal.

The Deal

  • Admission to Hippiefest or Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke: The Tour
  • Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury
  • Ticket values include all fees.

Performance Options

  • $25 for one G-Pass to Hippiefest (up to a $52 value) As of August 7, 2013, this event has been canceled.

  • $30 for one G-Pass to Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke: The Tour (up to a $62.50 value)

How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won't need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.

Hippiefest

  • Who you'll hear: Edgar Winter, Ten Years After, Canned Heat, Rick Derringer, and Pat Travers
  • Edgar Winter's legacy: blurring boundaries of rock, blue-eyed soul, jazz, and blues since the '70s
  • A few of the instruments Winter plays: piano, saxophone, guitar, vocal cords, and marimba
  • Number of albums Ten Years After has had on the Billboard 200: 12 since 1960
  • How Canned Heat got their name: a 1928 Tommy Johnson song
  • How Rick Derringer got his name: as a guitarist, a collaborator with Edgar and Johnny Winter, and a member of The McCoys
  • Derringer's biggest hit as a member of The McCoys: "Hang On Sloopy," an ode to zip lines
  • How Pat Travers put Canada on the hard rock map: with bluesy guitar technique

Up in Smoke: The Tour

  • The year Cheech & Chong started their act: 1971
  • Numbers since then: 9 hit albums, 8 hit movies, and the suspicion of countless K-9 units
  • Movie that launched them to fame: Up in Smoke
  • What their live show contains: new material mixed with classic routines such as “Where’s Dave” and “Let’s Make a Dope Deal"
  • Bits from Up in Smoke you might see live: the "Maui Waui by way of Labrador" scene, the pink tutu rendition of "Earache My Eye"
  • Tower of Power's power: R&B with funky horns and syncopated beats
  • Genres fused by War: rock, funk, Latin, R&B, jazz, and reggae
  • Songs that War and Cheech and Chong might play together: "Mexican Americans," "Born in East LA," and "Earache My Eye"


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “great seats throughout the theater, had a great time with the kids!!”

  • “Westbury always has a great venue and there isn't a bad seat in the house. ”


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