Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2017 - Page 29

DELBERT M C CLINTON Friday, August 11, 2017 • 7:30 PM Saturday, August 12, 2017 • 7:30 PM Sunday, August 13, 2017 • 7:30 PM Tickets: $ 40/ $ 52/ $ 62 Tickets: $ 22 adult/ $ 11 student Tickets: $ 22 adult/ $ 11 student Opening set: Dead Horses With the Blue Canvas Orchestra Considered a master among Texas music aficionados, blues experts, and critics alike, McClinton is highly respected for the incredible longevity of his career and for his ability to meld genres into his own style. With three Grammy awards, Delbert McClinton and his band Self-Made Men, released their newest recording, Prick Of The Litter in January. The CD contains 12 new songs featuring the soulful blend of blues, jazz, country and rock that has become synonymous with McClinton’s distinctive style. His songs and soul-stirring performances have connected with audiences across the country as well as his peers. McClinton has penned songs cut by successful country and blues artists, and collaborated with artists ranging from Bonnie Raitt to Tanya Tucker. Experience the golden age of radio with a live stage drama of Oscar Wilde’s Canterville Ghost. Wisconsin Public Radio’s Norman Gilliland hosts this family-friendly performance by the 9XM Players featuring classic radio scripts, period costumes, sound effects, live music and more. Big Top’s Blue Canvas Orchestra performs under the Musical Direction of Severin Behnen with your favorite BCO musicians and singers plus special guests. Jan Lee and Severin Behnen lead the Blue Canvas Orchestra in a new show about the queen of all the Great Lakes - Lake Superior. Celebrate the power, majesty, history, and natural wonder of Gitche Gumee through original songs, stories, and spectacular images on the big screen. Jan Lee is the founder of StageNorth in Washburn and a regular performer on the Big Top Stage. Severin Behnen is Big Top’s Musical Director during the summer and a teacher and professional musician in Los Angeles in the offseason. They will be joined by BCO members and special guests including Frank Montano, Tom Draughon, Tom Mitchell, Jack Gunderson, Phil Anich, Liesel Wilson, Emily Belanger, and Bruce Qualey, along with visual director Betty Ferris, for this special original production. ∆Dance Alert Sponsored by: •Todd Jodarski & Pamela Henry• •Dennis Badaczewski & Sandra Michaels• Also plays July 27 and September 8 Sponsored by: •Memorial Medical Center• �arlyn’s �a�er� Sponsored by: •Terry Panien & Pat Effertz• Since ���8 Local Artisan Gallery Watercolor Paintings Instructional Classes Books•DVDs•Supplies Custom Framing (715)373- 2 9 22 Washburn, Wisconsin www·karlynsgallery·com Homemade soup & sandwiches on fresh Coco’s bread Full bar, Guinness and ten other yummy beers on tap Live music frequently! Weds-Mon 11:30 AM -12 AM or later 308 W Bayfield St Washburn, WI 54891 715-373-0338 (715)373-5552 WWW.BIGTOP.ORG 29