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Iowa City IA 52242
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Release: Immediate

SCOPE and Hancher collaborate to present Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters Oct. 12

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Tickets will go on sale Sept. 8 for an 8 p.m. Oct. 12 concert by Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters in Hancher Auditorium. The concert is a joint presentation of SCOPE and Hancher Auditorium.

The concert re-unites the band responsible for the first gold record in jazz history, Herbie Hancock's "Headhunters," and supports the new CD "Return of the Headhunters" on Hancock Records.

Tickets are $24 ($19.20 for senior citizens and $16 for UI students and youth).

Hancher box office hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. Sunday. From the local calling area or outside Iowa, dial (319) 335-1160. Long distance within Iowa and western Illinois is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. Fax to (319) 353-2284. Orders may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or American Express. UI students may charge their purchases to their university bills, and UI faculty and staff may select the option of payroll deduction.

People with special needs for access, seating and auxiliary services should dial (319) 335-1158. This number will be answered by box office personnel prepared to offer assistance with handicapped parking, wheelchair access and seating, hearing augmentation and other services. The line is equipped with TDD for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.

9/4/98