Heritage Blues OrchestraThe GRAMMY® Award-nominated 9-piece Heritage Blues Orchestra brings the grit of low-down country and urban blues to the bold brass of New Orleans; the hand-clapping, hustle and bustle of gospel to fiery postmodern, jazz-infused horn arrangements; the haunting cries of work songs to pulsating drums that reach back to the roots of it all.
Thursday, September 17, 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage
New York PolyphonyPraised for a “rich, natural sound that’s larger and more complex than the sum of its parts,” (National Public Radio) GRAMMY® Award-nominated New York Polyphony is regarded as one of the finest vocal chamber ensembles in the world. The four men, “singers of superb musicianship and vocal allure,” (The New Yorker) apply a modern touch to repertoire that ranges from austere medieval melodies to cutting-edge contemporary compositions.
Thursday, October 22, 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage
Los Angeles Guitar QuartetLos Angeles Guitar Quartet won a GRAMMY® Award- for their Guitar Heroes album, and that’s what they’re bringing to you for this performance. Guitar Heroes pays tribute to a range of artists representing styles as diverse as jazz, bluegrass, rock and flamenco. LAGQ consistently plays to sold-out houses world-wide.
Saturday, November 5, 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage
Robert Post/Post Comedy TheatreBring the whole family! Robert Post is funny, fun and awe-inspiring. His one-man variety show fills the stage with 20 different characters and clever sets. From meticulously crafted routines to freestyle improvisations, Post keeps audiences riveted.
Saturday, January 30, 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre
Randy Brecker with special guest Ada RovattiGRAMMY® Award winner, jazz trumpeter and composer Randy Brecker helped shape the sound of jazz, R&B and rock for four decades. His performances grace hundreds of albums, including those of James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa. Randy’s wife, Italian saxophonist Ada Rovatti, joins him, along with a big band of the top jazz musicians from the Fargo-Moorhead area. The concert will include Brecker Brothers favorites and new music by Randy.
Saturday, March 5, 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre