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to SAT July 23 7:30pm Tickets: $22 adult/$11 student Also plays June 23, July 7 SUN Box* 37 $ $ July 24 Tickets: 22 adult/ 11 student 7:30pm $ Perhaps the biggest new hit of last summer was this musical gem from the team of Severin Behnen, Stevie Matier and Bruce Burnside. "Belfast to Bluegrass" is a musical adventure of jigs and ballads as they travel to the Appalachian Mountains by way of a quarter of a million Scots Irish. Before the United States was formed, the inhabitants were absorbing, merging and transforming the ethnic sounds of its people. Hear the changes in the traditional Celtic tunes as bluegrass and other genres are being born of our traditional American musical culture. Performed by the Blue Canvas Orchestra and special guests. Sponsored by: •Apostle Islands Realty• •Artesian House Bed & Breakfast• MN Box* 37 $ THU July 28 7:30pm Tickets: $40/$55/$65 ∆Dance Alert Box* 80 $ A Tribute to Pete Seeger Join an all-star cast featuring Kevin Kling, Larry Long, Prudence Johnson, Dan Chouinard and the Blue Canvas Orchestra as they honor one of the world's most influential folksingers, Pete Seeger, through song, spoken word, and multi-media. Often called the father of American folk music, Seeger was a major inspiration for generations, not only for his music but also for social justice and environmental issues. Expect to hear familiar tunes such as "Goodnight Irene," "If I Had a Hammer," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" as well as writings by and about the great, gentle man. American R&B band Tower of Power is best known for their driving horn section and their funky soul sound with syncopated bass-guitar lines. Coming out of the San Francisco Bay area in the late 60's, Tower of Power was one of the bands that helped to define the "San Francisco Sound." Over the years, the powerful horn section of the Tower has recorded with hundreds of artists as diverse as Aerosmith, Elton John, Little Feat, Phish, Santana and Heart, forever infusing the radio airwaves with Tower's musical DNA. Sponsored by: •Mt Ashwabay Ski & Recreation Area• Sponsored by: •T.J. Jodarski & Pamela Henry• METAMORPHOSIS NORTH GALLERY Best Selection of Jewelry at Best Prices • Crystals/Stones • Gifts • Local Fine Art 331 W Bayfield St Washburn, WI (across Patsy’s) Cell: (505)-470-5636 *Box Seating: in back of the tent on a raised deck; great view, excellent sound, and cocktail service; A-price+$15 (715)373-5552 WWW.BIGTOP.ORG 21