PAC adds 5 new shows

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is seen on Nov. 16, 2012.
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is seen on Nov. 16, 2012.

APPLETON – The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has added five new shows to its 2014-15 lineup.

Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles, The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza!, Buddy Guy, It Gets Better Project and Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight were all announced on Monday.

Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimberly-Clark Theater
Tickets start at $39.
Julie Fowlis is a groundbreaking artist who continues to entice new audiences worldwide and push accepted musical boundaries with her adaptations of songs from her native Scottish Gaelic tradition. Fowlis has been a proud standard bearer for Gaelic music and culture over the course of a solo career which has spanned three award-winning studio albums and numerous highly acclaimed projects and collaborations.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza!
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $49.
With a career spanning more than 30 years, Setzer has smash hits as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra and as a solo artist. His November concert will include Setzer’s legendary guitar magic on hits such as “Rock This Town,” “(She’s) Sexy +17,” “Stray Cat Strut,” and “Jump, Jive and Wail” and lots more, as well as his re-imagined and acclaimed Holiday classics.

Buddy Guy
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices will be announced at a later date.
Buddy Guy has earned six Grammy Awards, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, ranking in the top 30 of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” and was a proud recipient of Kennedy Center Honors. His legendary showmanship on stage, fueled by the passion and excitement of his music, has been filling venues around the country for decades. Buddy continues to deliver his classic hits with the same energy he had when he first picked up a guitar over 50 years ago.

It Gets Better Project – Presented in partnership with INCLUDE 
Friday, February 21, 2015
Ticket prices will be announced at a later date.
The It Gets Better Project featuring members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, is a performing arts response to the difficult issue of bullying, one of the most challenging issues among today’s young adults and adolescents. During the week leading up to the performance, members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles will visit schools and facilitate community dialogue toward reducing bullying and helping to ensure that all young people grow up in a safe, supportive climate. 

Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!
Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $35. 
Mark Twain Tonight! is a one-man play devised by Hal Holbrook, in which he depicts Mark Twain giving a dramatic recitation selected from several of Twain’s writings, with an emphasis on the comic ones.

Single tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 and are available at the PAC Ticket Office in person, by phone at (920) 730-3760 or 1-800-982-2787, or through Ticketmaster online. Orders for groups of 10 or more are being taken now and can be placed at (920) 730-3786.

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