The 32nd annual Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival announces chart-topping nineties pop band 98° will headline the festival on Friday, March 13 and Grammy Award-winning American rock band Blues Traveler will headline on Saturday, March 14. The headliner for Sunday, March 15 will be announced at a later date. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. MST at OstrichFestival.com.
98 Degrees (3/13) – 98 Degrees is an American pop and R&B vocal group consisting of four vocalists: Jeff Timmons, brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, and Justin Jeffre. The band broke into the music scene with their debut single, “Invisible Man” which debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. They continued to build popularity with their appearance on Disney’s “Mulan” soundtrack singing “True to Your Heart” (feat. Stevie Wonder) and their album “98° and Rising” went 4x platinum. The group scored its first No. 1 hit and a Grammy Award nomination with the single “Thank God I Found You,” a collaboration with Mariah Carey and Joe. Some of 98° most recognized songs include “Because of You,” “The Hardest Thing” and “I Do (Cherish You).” They have sold over 10 million records worldwide and achieved eight top 40 singles in the U.S.
Blues Traveler (3/14) – Blues Traveler is an American rock band that spans a variety of genres including blues rock, psychedelic rock, folk rock, soul and Southern rock. The group is comprised of singer and harmonica player John Popper, guitarist Chan Kinchla, drummer Brendan Hill, bassist Tad Kinchla, and keyboardist Ben Wilson. Originally a high school garage band, the group gained mainstream popularity after their fourth studio album, “Four,” which featured Grammy Award-winning hit, “Run Around.” Blues Traveler later became the opening act for The Rolling Stones, performed at Woodstock and on Saturday Night Live. They are best known for hits “Hook,” “But Anyway” and “The Mountains Win Again” to name a few.
Tickets for the 32nd annual Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival will go on sale Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. MST at OstrichFestival.com. Adult Tickets will be $15, tickets for seniors 55+ and children 12 and under will be $8, and children three and under will be admitted into the festival free of charge. Limited VIP tickets will be available for purchase. Adult VIP tickets start at $50 and VIP tickets for children will be $30. Adult ticket prices on Saturday and Sunday will increase to $20 at the gates after 2 p.m. Ride tickets and all-day ride passes must be purchased separately. Family Packs and individual all-day ride passes will be available for purchase at a later date.