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Oct-04-2008 08:49printcommentsVideo

Legendary Promoter Pete Bennett Brings Rock Stars to Oregon: Up Close and Personal (VIDEO)

Superstar Denny Laine's All-Star Wings concert hosted by Pete Bennett is at the Elsinore Theatre in Salem, Oregon at 7:30 Saturday night, and at the Aladdin Theatre in Portland on Sunday night.

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Bonnie King with Pete Bennett as they discuss Pete's history in the entertainment world and the upcoming concerts in Oregon.
Photo by Austin King

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - In the world of entertainment, there are stars and there are superstars, there are famous, and the infamous, and there are all of those yet to be discovered. Pete Bennett has met them all- or intends to.

Pete Bennett is world's #1 promotion man, as dubbed by Billboard Magazine and known by entertainers around the world. He promoted Elvis, the Beatles, the Who, the Rolling Stones, AeroSmith and scores more, and he's still going strong.

In this interview, Pete Bennett tells us about the concerts being held this weekend in Salem and Portland, showcasing Denny Laine (The Moody Blues, Paul McCartney & Wings) and the cast of other famous rockers who will be on stage in these two intimate venues.

Between sets, the audience will be spellbound by Pete himself, as he shares some of his incredible stories from his 40+ year career.

It is an opportunity of a lifetime for fans who will be handily rewarded with fantastic and revealing anecdotes and first-hand accounts from years on the road and behind the scenes in rock and roll. You shall not be left uninspired.

Superstar Denny Laine's All-Star Wings concert hosted by Pete Bennett is at the Elsinore Theatre in Salem, Oregon at 7:30 Saturday night, and at the Aladdin Theatre in Portland on Sunday night. Tickets available at the door.

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Bonnie King is one of the few media professionals who has extensive time in four relevant areas; radio, television, newspaper and Internet. She has been with Salem-News.com since August '04. Bonnie served in a number of positions in the broadcast industry; TV Production Manager at KVWB (Las Vegas WB) and Producer/Director for the TV series "Hot Wheels in Las Vegas" (2 seasons), and her path also led to posts as TV Promotion Director for KYMA (NBC), and KFBT (Ind.), Asst. Marketing Director (SUPERSHOPPER MAGAZINE), Director/Co-Host (Coast Entertainment Show), radio Promotion Director (KBCH/KCRF), and Newspapers In Education/Circulation Sales Manager (STATESMAN JOURNAL NEWSPAPER). Bonnie has a depth of understanding that reaches further than just behind the scenes, and that thoroughness of her nature is demonstrated in the perseverance to correctly present each story with the wit and wisdom necessary to compel and captivate viewers.




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Brenda Taylor October 5, 2008 7:56 pm (Pacific time)

Thanks for the great show Denny! I'm so glad we didn't miss seeing you, that was really special!

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