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NOV. 30, 2023 – INDIO, CA – Iconic rock sensation Tommy James and the Shondells are set to take the stage at the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday, February 16, 2023, at 8 p.m. Fans can anticipate an unforgettable night filled with timeless hits and classic tunes that have defined generations. Tickets to the 8 p.m. show start at $39 and go on sale Friday, December 1 at 10 a.m. at the Fantasy Springs Box office, via phone (800) 827-2946, or online at

Attendees can secure their seats for an evening of musical brilliance, featuring chart-toppers like “Crystal Blue Persuasion,” “Crimson & Clover,” “Mony Mony,” “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “Sweet Cherry Wine,” “Hanky Panky,” “Mirage,” “Three Times in Love,” and “Draggin’ the Line.”

Tommy James and the Shondells boast an impressive musical legacy, with 23 gold singles, 9 platinum albums, and over 100 million records sold worldwide. Their remarkable career includes an astonishing 32 Billboard Hot 100 chart hits, earning Tommy James the coveted BMI Five Million-Air Award for his songs being played more than 21 million times on air.

A testament to their enduring influence, numerous artists such as Billy Idol, Prince, Joan Jett, Billy Joe Armstrong, Carlos Santana, Bruce Springsteen, REM, Dolly Parton, Kelly Clarkson, Tom Jones, Cher, and even The Boston Pops have covered Tommy’s hits. The extensive list can be found on

Tommy’s music has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry, featured in over 65 films, 53 TV shows, and numerous commercials—details available on

The New Jersey Hall of Fame proudly inducted Tommy James, with the award presented by his friend Stevie Van Zandt. Visitors can view his life-size hologram at the New Jersey Hall of Fame exhibit at Newark Airport Terminal C and at rest areas along the Garden State Parkway. As a resident of New Jersey for over 35 years, Tommy’s impact on the state’s cultural landscape is undeniable.

In addition to the New Jersey Hall of Fame recognition, Tommy received the Pittsburgh Legend Award, the Jukebox Artist of the Year Award, and induction into the Las Vegas Entertainers Hall of Fame.

The critically acclaimed autobiography, “Me, The Mob and The Music,” listed on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Music Memoirs, is set for a film adaptation in pre-production. Renowned producer Barbara DeFina, known for her work on classics such as Goodfellas and Casino, will spearhead the project, with a screenplay by Matthew Stone.

Tommy James continues to make waves with his own show on Sirius/XM radio – “Gettin’ Together with Tommy James” on channel 73, 60s Gold, airing Sundays from 5-8 pm EST.

After a decade-long hiatus, Tommy’s latest album, “Alive,” released last year, featuring two tracks that climbed the Billboard AC chart. Adding to his discography, a new compilation album, “Rock Party,” has recently hit the shelves.

Now entering his 51st year in the music business, Tommy James shows no signs of slowing down. Fans across the USA can catch him on tour, with hopes of extending his musical journey to Canada in the near future.

Tommy James and the Shondells are making a stop at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday, February 16, 2024. Tickets start at just $39 and will go on sale starting Friday, December 1, 2023 at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, via phone (800) 827-2946 and online at