Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2018 - Page 31

A U G U S T Shows NATALIE MACMASTER & DONNELL LEAHY 16 Thursday 7:30p $ 26 / $ 38 / $ 48 Youth 4-17 half price When two of the planet’s best fiddle players married in 2002, the proverbial mantelpiece was instantly crammed with JUNO and East Coast Music Awards. They’re Canada’s reigning couple of Celtic music, and their six musically gifted children are the centerpiece of the live set. It’s an explosive celebration of energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with the contemporary. Sponsored by “FIDDLE FANS” SUPERIOR! SONGS AND STORIES OF THE BIG LAKE 17 Friday 7:30p $ 22 Adult $ 11 Youth Celebrate the power, majesty, history, and wonder of the largest freshwater lake on Earth. Jan Lee and Severin Behnen present original songs and stories of Lake Superior with the Blue Canvas Orchestra. Performances that are strong with heart and humor, along with spectacular big-screen images by Betty Ferris, will immerse you in the life and culture of these storied waters. Sponsored by MANYPENNY BISTRO 🎪 🎪 BCO+ 📖 📖 Article on page 15 NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND with opener Yazmin 18 Saturday 7:30p $ 42 / $ 52 / $ 64 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American Roots Music. With multi-platinum and gold records, strings of hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles,” and multiple Grammy, IBMA, and CMA Awards, the accolades continue to accumulate. Now in their 52nd year, they continue their non-stop touring. Sponsored by HAUKAAS LAW OFFICE, S.C. Media Sponsor: WDIO TV – CHANNEL 10 DULUTH BIG TOP IDOL 19 Sunday 7:30p $ 10 Reserved Seating Big Top’s annual vocal competition brings out the best of our local singers. Finalists are chosen during June auditions and work with vocal coaches in preparation for the live competition. Audience members vote and help pick the winners. 13 years old and under will compete for Jr. Idol while 14 and up compete to become the next Big Top Idol. Audition and other info at bigtop.org/idol. AUDITIONS TR#R#bb#p76&VB'%$TU"$BbR4Ĕ0$$C4u2bDR$$@#0FW'6Fs3@#"GV@@uur$uD$p  $4WFFRvFVvRb&&G26W2ƗfRvF&vW62B&r67&VVf7V2FR&VR6f2&6W7G&26w2g&FRV6fW'&266W'B6 &GV7FFRfVfWBW2G&6w2'FW'2&vrg&66F&6"vƖR&FRFR&2vFF2Wr6r'6WfW&&VVBF֗F6VvF7V6wVW7Bv'&VV676&VB'EE4$U%DU22BE$B5D$tRd4ĕE  $4򰥖R6W6RW"$472"f֖ǒ&WB72 b bF6RW'BvVW&w6rVFV6W2ƖVǒF7FBWF6R3