DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: MuiscWorks)– MusicWorks is kicking-off a six-concert CLASSIC FOLK & ROCK SERIES next month at Old School Square’s Crest Theatre,which is located at 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach (one block north of Atlantic Avenue).
Tickets for each of the six concerts featuring iconic folk and rock musicians are $77 for premium seating (first five rows center orchestra) and $57 for all others. Buy all six shows and get a 10 percent discount on each ticket, just use the code MUSICWORKSPKG. The tickets can be purchased online at www.OldSchoolSquare.org or by calling the Box Office at 561.243.7922;1.
The series launches in January with concerts by two folk-rockers who are longtime audience favorites:
January 12 at 8 pm (Thursday)
Livingston Taylor has enthralled audiences for 50 years with a diverse original repertoire of country, folk, bluegrass, and blues. His Top 40 hits “I Will Be in Love with You,” and “I’ll Come Running” launched his career, and a steady song output has characterized his performances ever since. Liv has toured with Linda Ronstadt, Jimmy Buffett, and Fleetwood Mac among many others, but his fans most often come to see him to experience the winning combination of raconteur, balladeer, and pure fun music making that characterize his concerts. Livingston’s fourteenth album, Last Alaska Moon is out now. For more information, please visit http://www.livtaylor.com.
Tickets: $77 & $57
January 26 at 8 pm (Thursday)
Al Stewart is a singer-songwriter and folk-rock musician who rose to prominence as part of the British folk revival in the 1960s and ‘70s. He developed a unique style of combining folk-rock songs with delicately woven tales of characters and events from history. Stewart is best known for his 1976 hit single Year of the Cat and its 1978 platinum follow-up Time Passages, both of which brought him worldwide acclaim. A key figure in British music, Stewart played at the first-ever Glastonbury Festival in 1970, knew Yoko Ono before she met John Lennon, and even shared a London flat with a young Paul Simon. He has released 16 studio and three live albums, and continues to tour extensively through North America and Europe. His latest release is Uncorked. For more information, please visit www.alstewart.com.
Tickets: $77 & $57
The remaining four concerts of the MusicWorks series at Old School Square include:
- ROCKET MAN: The Elton John Tribute Show– February 15
- THE WEIGHT (Former Members of The Band) – March 1
- John Sebastian – March 8
- Karla Bonoff – March 15
About Old School Square:
Old School Square is the center of arts & entertainment in downtown Delray Beach. Serving for over 25 years as the community’s gathering place, the historic campus includes the intimate Crest Theatre (in the restored 1925 Delray High School building) the Cornell Art Museum (in the 1913 Delray Elementary building), and the Fieldhouse (c. 1925). The Pavilion, which opened in 2002, hosts outdoor concerts, shows and festivals. The Creative Arts School (located on the second floor of the Crest Theatre) offers art, photography and writing classes. Old School Square also serves as a venue for community, corporate, private and media events. For information on all programs and services, call 561-243-7922 or visit http://OldSchoolSquare.org.
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