Musikfest 2016: Don Henley to headline Aug. 10

Eagles singer-drummer Don Henley will headline Musikfest on Aug. 10. (Courtesy Photo)

Eagles singer-drummer Don Henley will headline Musikfest on Aug. 10. (Courtesy Photo)

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and founding Eagles member Don Henley will headline Musikfest on Aug. 10, officials announced Monday in a news release.

Show time is 8:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $79-$119. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, to ArtsQuest members, 10 a.m. Friday, April 8, to the public through musikfest.org and by calling 610-332-3378.

Henley's voice can be heard on such Eagles classics as "Hotel California," "Life in the Fast Lane," "Witchy Woman" and "Desperado," among others. In 1980, the Eagles drummer launched a successful solo career with the album I Can't Stand Still. His solo hits "The Boys of Summer" and "The End of the Innocence" earned Henley Grammy Awards for Rock Male Vocalist in 1986 and 1990, respectively.

Henley, 68, dropped his fifth studio effort, Cass County, in September 2015. Henley performed with the Eagles in September 2014 at the PPL Center in Allentown.

Here is the Musikfest lineup so far:

  • Aug. 9: Boston
  • Aug. 10: Don Henley
  • Aug. 13: Lady Antebellum