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New Shows Added to Live @ Benaroya Hall Fall Concert Lineup.

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Thursday, 30 July, 2015

Tickets on Sale Now. KEXP Signs on as Season Sponsor.

George Winston                                              Solo Piano                  Fri. 9/18; 8pm –  IBNRH

Bollywood Masala Orchestra                            Indian Music / Dance   Wed. 9/30; 7:30pm – SMTFA

The Gloaming                                                  Contemporary Irish     Mon. 10/5; 7:30pm – IBNRH

Roger McGuinn                                               Rock / Folk                 Thur. 10/15; 7:30pm - IBNRH

The Zombies                                                   Psychedelic Rock        Wed. 10/21; 8pm - SMTFA

Dar Williams                                                   Folk                           Fri. 10/23 8pm – IBNRH

Motion Trio                                                     Polish Accordion        Tue 11/3; 7:30pm –  IBNRH

Casa Patas: Flamenco Frecuencies                  World Music / Dance   11/20 & 11/21 8pm; 11/21 2pm - IBNRH Big Bad Voodoo Daddy     Contemporary Swing    Mon. 11/30 7:30pm – SMFTA

Portland Cello Project                                     All Genres                   Sun. 12/6; 8pm – IBNRH

                                                                                         

SMTFA = S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium / IBNRH = Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall

SEATTLE, WA – Live @ Benaroya Hall announces a jam-packed Fall concert season with over a half-dozen new shows added to the lineup. Benaroya Hall is thrilled to announce that local radio station KEXP has signed on as a season media sponsor. All concerts detailed below are currently on sale; ticket prices vary. Additional concerts will be announced in the coming weeks.

Visit www.benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747 for ticket information. The Benaroya Hall Ticket Office is on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street. Ticket Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 p.m.–6 p.m. Phone interviews and in-person appearances (when the touring schedule allows) are available by contacting Jennifer Rice at the number listed above. Details on the individual concerts listed below.

George Winston Fri. September 18, 8pm - Tickets $35–$45

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall http://www.georgewinston.com

George Winston returns to Benaroya Hall with his beautiful Winter Show. The program will include melodic fall and winter-themed songs, selections from Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts , pieces inspired by the New Orleans piano & the stride piano traditions and songs from his recently released album, Spring Carousel — A Cancer Research Benefit.

Bollywood Masala Orchestra Wed. September 30, 7:30pm - Tickets $50–$95

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium http://www.bollywoodmasalaorchestra.com/

The Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India present "Spirit of India," a new step toward a bold vision in Indian live music and dance being presented to the world for the first time. Rahis Bharti, one of India’s greatest musical figures, and the Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India give an authentic taste of the richness and excitement of Indian music.

The Gloaming Mon. October 5, 7:30pm - Tickets $40-55

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall http://thegloaming.net/

The Gloaming carves new paths connecting the rich Irish folk tradition and the New York contemporary music scene. From haunting sean-nós songs to rousing instrumental medleys, they create a new musical alchemy between ancient traditions, experimentation and modernity. Their self-titled debut album was released to rave reviews in January 2014.

Roger McGuinn Thur. October 15, 7:30pm - Tickets $40-55

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall  https://www.facebook.com/roger.mcguinn.3

As the founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon. From his signature 12-string Rickenbacker sound to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like “Turn, Turn, Turn” and “Mr. Tambourine Man,” McGuinn is, quite simply, a part of American music history. Today, Roger’s live performances are as mesmerizing and magical as ever, full of familiar songs and behind-the-scenes stories from the musical era that he helped define.

The Zombies — Odessey & Oracle: The Odyssey Continues … Wed. October 21, 8pm - Tickets $40–250

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium http://www.thezombies.net/

The Zombies’ founding members Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent will reunite with original bassist Chris White and drummer Hugh Grundy for their first American tour in five decades! These British psychedelic pop legends will bring their seminal 1968 album Odessey & Oracle to the stage with full instrumentation, and also share new material from their highly anticipated 2015 studio release.

Note: a limited number of VIP packages are available for the October 21 concert. The $250 VIP package includes an exclusive meet & greet with The Zombies, and the $150 VIP package includes access to The Zombies’ pre-show soundcheck.

 

Dar Williams   Fri. October 23, 8pm - Tickets $35-50

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall http://darwilliams.com/

Every new album from Dar Williams represents her musings about both her own life and the world at large. But her ninth studio record — an independent, crowdfunded release called Emerald — marks a particularly dramatic confluence between her experiences and her broader worldview. With Williams’ fans at the heart of this latest project, Emerald celebrates the strength of lasting friendships and new collaborations.

Motion Trio Tue. November 3, 7:30pm - Tickets $20–$30

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall http://www.motiontrio.com/en

This accordion trio is a phenomenon on the European and global music market. Using all the advantages of the accordion in performances that include action and drama, they continually explore the new possibilities of this instrument, changing the way that it is perceived.

Casa Patas: Flamenco Frecuencies Fri. & Sat. Nov. 20 & 21, 8pm; Nov. 21 at 2pm - Tickets $25-35

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall http://www.casapatas.com/

Perennial flamenco favorites Casa Patas return with their new show, Flamenco Frecuencies, created by award-winning dancer and choreographer Karen Lugo. For Lugo, flamenco is a series of constantly expanding vibrations that absorb and transform all of the surrounding vibrations through movement and song.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Mon. November 30, 7:30pm - Tickets $40–$85

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium http://www.bbvd.com

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has a special holiday gift for naughty and nice fans alike! Commonly recognized as one of the best live bands on the planet, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy continues to craft great studio albums that match the intensity of their live shows. The multiplatinum-selling, Grammy-nominated band is back performing music off their holiday album It Feels Like Christmas Time featuring a mix of traditional favorites and original material.

Portland Cello Project’s Holiday Spectacular  Sun. December 6, 8pm - Tickets $30-40

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall https://portlandcelloproject.com/

Portland Cello Project has built a reputation for mixing genres and blurring musical lines wherever they go. Their diverse, 800-piece repertoire features music you wouldn’t normally hear coming from a cello — everything from Bach to Kanye to Radiohead.

 

About Live @ Benaroya Hall

Launched in 2012, Live @ Benaroya Hall presents a diverse lineup of jazz, rock, blues, country, pop, alternative and world music concerts in downtown Seattle’s acoustically superb Benaroya Hall — a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves the Puget Sound region. For additional information, including a full concert schedule, please visit www.benaroyahall.org.

About Benaroya Hall

Benaroya Hall is home of the Seattle Symphony and venue of choice for many local arts organizations. It is located on an entire city block in downtown Seattle and is surrounded by numerous restaurants, retail stores and parking facilities. The hall has two performance spaces — the 2,500-seat S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium and the 540-seat Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall — and a 430-stall underground parking garage. Over 450,000 people participate in public and private events annually, making Benaroya Hall the most-visited performing arts venue in Seattle. Benaroya Hall has received numerous awards, including a 2001 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Honor Award for outstanding architecture. For additional information, including rental information, event listings and public tour schedules, please visit www.benaroyahall.org.


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