The British rock band Mungo Jerry, who became famous in 1970 with the hit “In the Summertime”, will perform on January 25, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Bucharest. The concert will celebrate the five-year anniversary of the only Hard Rock Cafe restaurant in Romania.
Launched 40 years ago, the famous song “In the Summertime” has sold over 6 million copies in the first 6 months of its appearance, and so far the recorded track has sold over 30 million units and is considered the most listened summer song of all time.
Mungo Jerry mixes rock, pop, blues, boogie and skiffle sounds. The band played on the same stage with famous artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Elton John, Genesis and Canned Heat. The line up for this weekend concert includes the front man Ray Dorset, who is the only band member from the original group in the 70s. The band recently made a comeback and in 2012, Mungo Jerry released “Cool Jesus” and the single “Give us a Song”.
The concert will start at 22:00 and the tickets are on sale at RON 50 – no seating, RON 80 – with seating, and RON 400 which inlcudes a meeting and photo opportunity with the artist, as well as a poster and autographed CD. Tickets can be bought online from bilete.ro network.