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Go Go's Farewell Tour Makes Stop At Ridgefield Playhouse

The Go Go's farewell tour will stop by the Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday.
The Go Go's farewell tour will stop by the Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Contributed

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Go Go’s are stopping in Ridgefield on their final tour for a night of greatest hits, including “We Got The Beat,” “Vacation,” and “Our Lips Are Sealed."

They are coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. The rock group made history as the first, and to date only, all-female band that both wrote their own songs and played their own instruments to ever top the Billboard charts. The Go-Go’s rose to fame during the early 1980s after the release of their debut album, Beauty and the Beat, which was number one on the Billboard charts for six consecutive weeks, selling three million copies, and making it one of the most successful debut albums of all time.

In 1982, The Go-Go’s were nominated for a Grammy Award for “Best New Artist” and the group also released their sophomore album, Vacation, that same year, which was certified Gold in the and spawned another top-10 hit with the title track. In 2011, the band was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Starting off the night is Kaya Stewart. The 15-year-old has an upcoming debut album for Warner Bros. Records. There will also be a set by Best Coast including their new album California Nights.

Ticket holders can stop by Nature’s Temptations at 32 Prospect St. in Ridgefield and enjoy a free smoothie with any purchase when they show their ticket. For tickets, which cost $150, call the box office at (203)- 438-5795, or visit this link . The Ridgefield Playhouse is at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, in Ridgefield.

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