Huey Lewis and The News Coming to Odessa for Fundraising Concert

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Its hip to be square this September in Ector County.

Huey Lewis and the News will bring the "Power of Love" to the Odessa's Education Foundation Benefit Conference.

The Education Foundation hopes to raise more than 300 hundred thousand dollars with its annual fundraising concert.

Huey Lewis and the News formed in 1979 and has been popular for decades and known for their two great rock ballads in the movie back to the future.

"All the money that we raise at the concert goes directly to the Education Foundation that we work with awarding grants to teachers and administrators in the entire school system grades K-12," Craig Van Amburg with the Education Foundation, said.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 at 9:00a.m. at the Jackalopes box office for the September 28th concert at the Ector County Coliseum.

Tickets are 50 and 30 dollars plus a small handling fee.