Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2018 - Page 27

A U G U S T Shows LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO 2 Thursday 7:30p 38 / $ 48 / $ 58 $ VINCE GILL 3 Friday 7:30p $ 79 / $ 99 / $ 108 Ladysmith Black Mambazo was founded by Joseph Shabalala in South Africa in the early 1960s. The group sings a traditional style called isicathamiya (is-cot-a-ME-Ya), developed in the mines of South Africa. Called South Africa’s Cultural Ambassadors to the World by Nelson Mandela, they became known to mainstream audiences through their collaboration with Paul Simon on the Graceland album. Sponsored by QUITO’S GAZEBO - CANE GARDEN BAY, TORTOLA, BVI One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. Since his 1990 breakthrough, Gill has won 18 CMA Awards, 21 GRAMMY Awards, and was entered into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005. Sponsored by LARRY HENDRICKSON & BARBARA FORSTER COREY CARLSON AND THE BIG CITY BAND 4 Saturday 7:30p $ 22 Adult $ 11 Youth GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA 5 Sunday 7:30p $ 26 / $ 38 / $ 48 Corey Carlson grew up right next to Big Top Chautauqua, and was weaned from childhood on all the legendary performers gracing the Big Top stage. He’s now a regular guest with our own Blue Canvas Orchestra. He’s also a prolific songwriter whose charismatic stage presence, versatile voice, and unique brand of rock, blues and soul make him a perennial favorite. Sponsored by MAGGIE’S RESTAURANT 🎪 🎪 BCO+ The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most sought after big band in the world today. Their classics include “In the Mood,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “A String of Pearls,” “Moonlight Serenade,” and “Tuxedo Junction.” After Miller’s death in 1944, the band was reformed in 1956 and has played an average of 300 shows a year ever since. Sponsored by STURGUL & LONG - ELDER LAW ATTORNEYS, HURLEY AND ASHLAND 🎶 🎶 Dance alert! THE MAVERICKS 9 Thursday 7:30p $ WWW. BI GTO P.O RG 🎪 🎪 BCO+ 42 / $ 54 / $ 68 More than 25 years ago The Mavericks upended expectations in country music. Hits like “What a Crying Shame” and their blen وX[ܛݙ\[[H[›]Y[H]\[PH[PH]\\Hܘ[[^KY\H^YX\X]\^H[YHX]\[KYYZ[X]\X[]ݚY\X[[Y[܂Z\[\Y[[X]YYH˂ۜܙYHSPSHT[TԕԓPPK'㭈<'㭈[H[\B[H[\H[\\܈[Z[H[]\˂'㭈<'㭈[H[\HY Y[\H]YY[\Z[H[\ [K