By Tony Romeo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — The Pennsylvania capitol was rocked today, but not by another corruption scandal.READ MORE: CBS3 EXCLUSIVE: SEPTA Surveillance Cameras Capture Security Guard Brutally Attacking Passenger
They’ve played at Live Aid, and today the legendary Philadelphia band The Hooters took over the state capitol’s east wing rotunda for a noontime mini-concert.
“Our lives are now complete — we have rocked the rotunda!” said band member Eric Bazilian, in response to a reporter’s comment. Bazilian and fellow bandmates, including singer and keyboardist Rob Hyman, certainly did that for dozens of enthusiastic capitol staffers and visitors.READ MORE: President Biden Arrives In Lehigh County To Visit Mack Trucks In Lower Macungie
“Philly, Harrisburg — Pennsylvania is our roots, obviously,” Hyman told KYW Newsradio this afternoon. “New Jersey, the Delaware Valley, the tri-state area. You know, this is our home. We’ve been here forever. We never moved. Didn’t go to Nashville, didn’t go to New York, didn’t go to LA. We stayed in PA.”
The Hooters were the guests of suburban state senator Daylin Leach, who sponsored a resolution honoring them for their more than three decades of success.MORE NEWS: 5 Things We 'Think' We Know As Philadelphia Eagles Hold First Training Camp Practice Of Nick Sirianni Era