Phoenix Children’s Chorus to Take the Stage with Foreigner at Barrett-Jackson’s “Rock the Block” Presented by Arizona Lottery, January 19
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ January 4, 2024 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is thrilled to announce an extraordinary collaboration with Grammy Award-winning rock band Foreigner and the prestigious Phoenix Children’s Chorus (PCC) at the auction company’s “Rock the Block” concert presented by Arizona Lottery on January 19 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. During the live concert, 25 choristers from PCC will take the stage and perform “I Want to Know What Love Is” alongside the legendary group.
“We’re thrilled to host the Phoenix Children’s Chorus for this unique musical fusion during our first-ever ‘Rock the Block’ concert,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Foreigner has a long history of hosting young choristers at their shows throughout the country, and making a positive impact in our local community has long been a pillar of Barrett-Jackson’s. We’re proud to work with Foreigner and help continue this tradition with the incredibly talented performers from Phoenix Children’s Chorus.”
For the first time in its storied history, Barrett-Jackson will host this opening-night concert, infusing the excitement of live music into the electrifying weeklong automotive lifestyle celebration, adding a dynamic new dimension to the renowned event. Barrett-Jackson’s inaugural “Rock the Block” presented by Arizona Lottery will be held on Friday, January 19, in the auction arena at WestWorld of Scottsdale to kick off the 9-day excitement of Barrett-Jackson’s 2024 Scottsdale Auction, January 20-28. Foreigner is set to take the stage at 8 p.m. following the opening performance of multi-platinum rock band Night Ranger. During their set, Foreigner will welcome the singers from PCC on stage to perform alongside them their chart-topping hit “I Want to Know What Love Is.”
“We are thrilled to perform alongside Foreigner at Barrett-Jackson’s ‘Rock the Block’ concert,” said Troy Meeker, Managing Artistic Director of Phoenix Children’s Chorus. “This collaboration not only showcases the talent and versatility of our choristers but also provides a unique opportunity for our community to come together through the universal language of music.”
Since 1984, Phoenix Children’s Chorus has been transforming children’s lives through music by facilitating artistic, musical, and cultural development, and offering world-class choral education. More than just a performance ensemble, PCC prides itself on its rigorous music education curriculum including the study and practice of vocal technique, innovative music literacy instruction, and professional performance skills.
As part of their commitment to supporting the arts through their live performances, Foreigner will also make a monetary donation, along with Barrett-Jackson’s matching donation, to support PCC and their mission to build a vibrant community of life-long supporters of the arts who experience impactful transformational moments through singing.
Tickets for “Rock the Block” presented by Arizona Lottery start at $59 and are available online at AXS.com and Barrett-Jackson.com.
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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. Welcoming over 500,000 attendees per year, Barrett-Jackson produces several live collector car auctions where thousands of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson features live television coverage of their events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as all the cars, all the time via their produced livestream on Barrett-Jackson.com. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.