A live concert is the only place where you can demand that your favorite singer play your favorite song while staring directly into your eyes. Make the moment last forever with this GrouponLive deal.
- One ticket to see The Wanted and Carly Rae Jepsen
- When: Tuesday, August 20, at 7 p.m.
- Where: The Riverside Theater
- Door time: 6 p.m.; redeem tickets at will call starting at 5 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
- $39 for the rear section of the first floor (up to a $56.17 value)
- $47 for the front section of the first floor (up to a $67.48 value)
- Click here to view the seating chart.<p>
- Number of strapping young lads in The Wanted: five
- Their proper names (so you can fill in the hearts you’re drawing correctly): Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker, and Nathan Sykes
- Youngest member: Nathan Sykes, who just turned 20
- Eldest member: Tom Parker, who is now 25, but will turn back into a pumpkin when he turns 26
- Reasons to get crushed out: the fact that they co-write their hits; the self-deprecating sense of humor in their “Walks Like Rihanna” video; the British and Irish accents
- Songs you could sing to a cop to get out of a ticket: “I Found You” and “Glad You Came”
- Juiciest awards: People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Breakout Artist,” Virgin Media Music Award for “Best Group,” and 4Music Award for “Hottest Boys”<p>
Carly Rae Jepsen
- Carly Rae Jepsen’s original claim to fame: she was a finalist on Canadian Idol
- Her enduring claim to fame: her ubiquitous single “Call Me Maybe”
- Spot her single rocketed to on Billboard’s Hot 100 list: number one
- Number of other charts “Call Me Maybe” topped: 20
- Number of times it was certified platinum in the US: nine
- Grammys nominations Carly Rae earned following its release: two
- Billboard awards she won: four
- Heads she turned: every one, except for those on Mount Rushmore
- Who gave her their seal of approval: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
- How her new album Kiss further cements her superstar status: dance-ready ear candy such as “This Kiss” and “Tonight I’m Getting Over You” <p>
The Riverside Theater
As vaudeville heaved its last breaths in the late 1920s, RKO’s Riverside Theater opened in 1928 and served as a performance hall for just a few years before Warner Brothers took it over to screen their films. Decades of neglect followed, reaching a nadir in 1966 when a carelessly tossed cigarette butt incinerated the proscenium’s drapery, prompting the cash-conscious owners to replace the opulent teal velour with workmanlike duvetyn. A slated demolition in 1982 nearly replaced the theater with a shopping mall before a coalition of citizens convinced philanthropist Joseph Zilber to save the space. In the subsequent renovations, craftsmen installed plush red drapery, overhauled the obsolete lighting, and repainted the faded French Baroque gilding of the auditorium, restoring the elegant space to its former glory and inspiring it to get back out on the theater dating scene.