FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2013 CONTACT: Howie Turkenkopf 781-383-9850 email@example.com BIG CHANGES FOR THE FIRST ON-SALES OF THE 2013 SUMMER CONCERT SEASON THE SOUTH SHORE MUSIC CIRCUS AND CAPE COD MELODY TENT SHOWS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON TICKETMASTER – TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AT WWW.THEMUSICCIRCUS.ORG AND WWW.MELODYTENT.ORG. (Cohasset, MA) – The South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset and The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis have changed ticketing partners beginning with the 2013 season. This year all tickets for shows at the Music Circus and Melody Tent will only be found at www.themusiccircus.org and www.melodytent.org, the official websites of each venue. The new ticketing platform is powered by Etix. The first shows to go on sale on the brand new ticketing platform do so on Friday, January 25th at 10am. The shows going on sale on the 25th are listed below and include many returning favorites, who sell out year after year, with many new acts to be announced in the coming months. South Shore Music Circus: Performer(s) Performance Date / Time Ticket Prices An Evening with The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute Friday, July 19 / 8pm $51.25/$31.25 An Evening with The Temptations & The Four Tops Saturday, July 27 / 7:30pm $65.75/$45.75 Chris Botti Saturday, August 3 / 8pm $63.25/$43.25 Comedian Jeff Dunham Friday, August 9 / 8pm $93.00/$73.00 An Evening with The Beach Boys Saturday, August 17 / 8pm $65.75/$45.75 An Evening with Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Friday, August 23 / 7:30pm $87.25/$67.25 Cape Cod Melody Tent: Performer(s) Performance Date / Time Ticket Prices An Evening with The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute Saturday, July 20 / 8pm $51.25/$31.25 An Evening with The Temptations & The Four Tops Sunday, July 28 / 7:30pm $65.75/$45.75 Chris Botti Friday, August 2 / 8pm $63.25/$43.25 Comedian Jeff Dunham (Afternoon Show) Saturday, August 10 / 3:30pm $93.00/$73.00 An Afternoon with The Beach Boys Saturday, August 17 / 3:30pm $65.75/$45.75 An Evening with Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Sunday, August 25 / 7:30pm $87.25/$67.25 Tickets can be purchased through each venue’s website: www.themusiccircus.org & www.melodytent.org, click “Tickets & Events” towards the top of the page or by phone through at 1-800-514-3849. Continued on Page 2 For concert updates and new show announcements, visit the Music Circus web site at www.themusiccircus.org or the Melody Tent web site at www.melodytent.org. Every seat is within 50 feet of the stage. No one seats you closer to the stars! About South Shore Playhouse Associates, The South Shore Music Circus & The Cape Cod Melody Tent: The South Shore Playhouse Associates is a not-for-profit organization which runs the South Shore Music Circus and Cape Cod Melody Tent. The only two continuously-operating tent theatres in the United States, the South Shore Music Circus and Cape Cod Melody Tent have hosted world-class entertainment in the round for more than 60 years, serving nearly 200,000 patrons annually. South Shore Playhouse Associates (SSPA) supports arts and education in Southeastern Massachusetts. In the past decade, the SSPA has distributed more than $3.7 million to other local non-profit organizations. About Etix Founded in 2000, Etix is an international Web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, processing over 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. As the largest independent ticketing company in North America, Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services and robust e-commerce fulfillment to over 4,100 venues, theaters, arenas, festivals, fairs, performing arts centers and multi-use facilities. Headquartered in Morrisville, N.C., Etix has offices in Austria, China, Germany, Holland and Japan, as well as Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit http://etix.com.