Traffic Concerns for 38 Special Concert
The rescheduled concert with 38 Special at Tioga Downs Casino is this Friday night at 8 P.M.. The show was originally scheduled for July 1st but Mother Nature didn't cooperate. A strong cell of thunderstorms rolled through and put a hole in the roof of the stage that caused water to fall down all over the equipment and the drum set.
My wife and I went to the casino to see the show that night. As soon as we got off RT. 17 and got to the underpass in front of Jim's RV, the traffic was crawling. Now, with RT 17 being closed between Exit 63 (Loundsberry) and Exit 62 (Nichols), you are going to want to give yourself extra time to get there. There is a detour set up with signs to guide you to West River Road which is the road Tioga Downs is on.
If you have tickets from the original show you can turn them in at the Tioga Downs Gift Shop and receive tickets for Friday's show. Your new seat will be based on seat availability. Tickets are still available for purchase for 15 Dollars and are available at Ticketmaster and at Tioga Downs. All additional $15 dollar tickets sold will be matched personally by Jeff Gural and his wife Paula, owners of Tioga Downs.
The show benefits the Southern Tier Veterans Support Group,
Tioga Downs is hoping to reach their goal of $100,000. To help and aid veterans right here in the Southern Tier.