WIBX's Bill Keeler is about to be roasted and tickets for the event are now on sale. The event, scheduled for this Thursday, benefits the Herkimer County Historical Society.

"Bring it on," says Keeler. "I want this to be an authentic roast that's funny, entertaining and uncomfortable at times."

Keeler will be roasted by Assemblyman Marc Butler, WIBX Program Director Jeff Monaski, Boilermaker President Tim Reed, NYS Senator Joe Griffo, CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles and Roast Master John Scarano.  The event is this Thursday, October 19th at 6 p.m. at Francesca's in Ilion. Tickets are available at the door or by reservation at 315-866-6413.