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Portage Township Live Entertainment

Presents:  2014-2015 Concert Season

Season Tickets to all concerts including reciprocity:

$50/adult   $10/student

Single Admission on Night of Concerts at Portage

$15/Adult, FREE TO Students

 


Small Potatoes  

Tue 9/16/2014

7:00 pm

 

Jacquie Manning and Rich Prezioso, known as “Small Potatoes” are listed as a “favorite act” by coffeehouses, clubs and house concerts across the U.S, with repeat appearances at major folk festivals.  Their music ranges from country, blues, and swing to Irish, with songwriting that touches on all of those styles and more. They both sing, play guitars and an array of other instruments. They even yodel.  Small Potatoes performs with two great voices, some fine guitar playing, and a touch of tin whistle, flute, mandolin, bodhran and other percussion toys. Together they present a truly rare blend of vocal and instrumental abilities, award-winning songwriting and arranging talents. Their attention to the little things, the warmth, the humor and a rapport with the audience make for a memorable performance.  Visit smallpotatoes.com.

 

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Alliance Brass Quintet

Sat 10/11/2014

7:00 pm

 

Dazzling audiences with a repertoire ranging from the early Renaissance to jazz and beyond, the Alliance Brass Quintet is poised to become one of the world's finest brass ensembles. Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, the Alliance Brass is comprised of some of the United States' finest young talents. The ensemble's members have performed all over the world from Japan to Spain, Russia to Canada, and the UK to Mexico.

Music from works of  Monteverdi, Mozart, Bach, Speer, Bernstein, Shostakovich, Copland, Debussy, Puccini, Monti, Handy, Washington/Bassman, Bizet, Pollack, Gershwin selections such as, 

Summertime - In Ain't Necessarily So - Oh Lawd - There's A Boat Comin'

 

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Ben Gulley

Tue 11/18/2014

7:00 pm 

 

Up-and-coming American operatic tenor Ben Gulley's career is burgeoning with lead and feature roles in opera, solo engagements, concert work, film work, nationwide touring, and prestigious appearances abroad. He is also a member of the SONY/BMG recording group The American Tenors.


Sample Program:

Nessun Dorma     Recondita Armonia from Tosca

La donna e mobile from Rigoletto

The Impossible Dream     Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho

Gimme Jesus How Great Thou Art

Can't Help Falling In Love You Raise Me Up

Come On, Get Happy O Sole Mio

Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat from Guys & Dolls

Music Of The Night from Phantom of the Opera

On The Street Where You Live from My Fair Lady

Bring Him Home from Les Miserables


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An Evening with Rebecca and Kuba

Tue 3/24/2015

7:00 pm

Kuba and his wife Rebecca provide a unique show featuring vibraphone and Theremin. Kuba brings a classical and jazz 

musical education and Rebecca’s talents include singing and acting in musical theatre. Successful soloists, they joined forces to present a repertoire of diverse styles of music combined with their amazing chemistry.

Sample Program:

Flight of the Bumble Bee Only You

Don't Rain on My Parade Hungarian Dance No. 5

2001 Space Odyssey Tico Tico No Fuba

Baby Elephant Walk Les Miserables Medley

Czardas St. Thomas Turkish March

The Day the Earth Stood Still Dr. Zhivago

Don't Cry For Me Argentina Cavatina

Andrew Lloyd Weber Medley


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Your season ticket to the Portage Concerts allows you to attend ALL Reciprocity Concerts at no additional charge.

Click HERE for the Reciprocity schedule.


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