Miami University Hamilton’s Artist Series returns this year with an outstanding lineup of performances that includes bluegrass, American folk, African-American string, traditional Texas style fiddlers and Tuvan throat singers at Parrish Auditorium. All shows are at 7:30 pm.
Season tickets are $120 for Adults, $110 for Seniors and Miami Faculty and Staff, and $80 for Miami Students and Children under 12. An order form is attached. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Beginning July 15, tickets will be available online at miamioh.edu/boxoffice or by calling 513.529.3200. A service charge applies to online orders. Miami University Hamilton is located at 1601 University Blvd.
John Cowan, John McFee and Friends “Sixty” Tour 2014
Two members of the Doobie Brothers with special guests to be announced.
Saturday, September 13
Only seven shows on this tour and we have one of them.
In support of John Cowan’s new album entitled “Sixty,” Cowan performs with Doobie Brothers bandmate and album producer John McFee. Cowan is universally known as The Voice of Newgrass. He applies his powerful pipes to genres from country, bluegrass, and gospel to soul, jazz, and rock-and-roll – often within the space of a single concert.
To learn more about John Cowan, visit johncowan.com
The Quebe Sisters with Special Guest Tim Shelton
Saturday, September 27
The Quebe Sisters are known for bringing three part harmony to Western swing, jazz, vintage country and traditional Texas style fiddling. In 2007 they were the winners of the Crescendo Award by the Western Music Association and winners of the Western Swing Album of the Year from the Academy of Western Artists. Special quest Tim Shelton is known for his Americana and acoustic music. Shelton was the lead singer and guitarist of New Found Road from 2001-2013.
To learn more about The Quebe Sisters, visit quebesistersband.com.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops
Friday, October 24 @ 7:30 PM
Miami Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium
1601 University Blvd. Hamilton, OH 45011
The Carolina Chocolate Drops are best known for their sound, rooted in traditional African-American string band music with a hip-hop and a soul element. Their current record, Leaving Eden, is the follow-up to 2010’s Grammy Award-winning “Genuine Negro Jig,”which reached number one on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart and number two on the Billboard Heatseekers and Folk Charts. A new album is in the works for 2015.
To learn more about The Carolina Chocolate Drops, visit carolinachocolatedrops.com.
Tickets for this performance are $25 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and $16 for college students and children under 12.
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Co-sponsored with Michael J. Colligan History Project
Thursday, November 13
Tickets are free but required. Your seats may be different from your season ticket location.
This acoustic duo is best known for their American folk music. Emmy nominated musicians’ signature sound has been featured on radio, television and film, including Ken Burns’ PBS documentary “The Civil War,” “A Prairie Home Companion” and on the films “Legends of the Fall” and “Brother’s Keeper.”
To learn more about Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, visit jayandmolly.com.
Huun Huur Tu
Throat singers perform with native instruments and authentic costumes.
Saturday, November 15
Hailing from the high pastures of the Altai Mountains in south central Siberia, the Tuvan acoustic quartet Huun Huur Tu make serious, strangely universal music out of some of the planets quirkiest acoustics.
Check out Huun Huur Tu at youtu.be/-bDntRWfL70
Balsam Range and Helen Highwater
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Balsam Range is one the most exciting bluegrass bands to appear in years. They won the IBMA album of the year award in 2013 for “Papertown” and Song of the Year in 2011 for “Trains I Missed.” Helen Highwater is a new name with familiar faces in the group. Missy Raines, Mike Compton, David Grier, and Shad Cobb make up this powerhouse quartet.
To learn more about Balsam Range, visit balsamrange.com