Woodbine productions proudly announces its 2017-2018 concert series.
A project of the SDSU Foundation, the Woodbine Productions concert series is underwritten by an anonymous benefactor. This sponsorship allows every dollar of every ticket sold to go directly to the Woodbine Music Scholarship Fund. Over the past ten years, the series has presented some of the world’s most talented artists to Brookings, including Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Kristen Chenoweth, The Kings Singers, Tine Thing Helseth, Doc Severinsen, the Soweto Gospel Choir, Frankie Avalon, Aaron Neville, The Tenors, The Midtown Men, The Dukes of Dixieland, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Mark O'Connor, Home Free, Pentatonix, The Five Browns, Canadian Brass, Gavin Lee and Emily Harvey, Rhythmic Circus, The Peking Acrobats, Sir James Galway, and John Tesh.
For more information, contact the SDSU Music Department at 605-688-5188.
The Manhattan Transfer
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
THE LEGACY CONTINUES…
10 Grammy Awards!
Millions of records sold world-wide!
Record-breaking 12 Grammy nominations for one recording (Vocalese)
All of this leads to their 45th Anniversary in 2017
The Manhattan Transfer remains a cornerstone for great pop and jazz hits, a legacy that the group has cemented since their first recording, in 1972. The legendary quartet has been awarded 10 Grammy Awards of 20 nominations and has been inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. Trist Curless has now officially become a member of the group, joining Janis Siegel. Alan Paul, Cheryl Bentyne, all of whom are conscious of maintaining the integrity and artistry left by founding member Tim Hauser who passed away in 2014.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
The most awarded vocal group in history (10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, a Soul Train Award, and more) celebrates their 25th Anniversary!
Take 6 (Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea and Khristian Dentley), heralded by Quincy Jones as the "baddest vocal cats on the planet!”, is the quintessential a cappella group and model for vocal genius. Six virtuosic voices unite in crystal- clear harmony, against a backdrop of syncopated rhythms, innovative arrangements, and funky grooves that bubble into an intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop. With praise from such luminaries as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald and Whitney Houston, the multi-platinum selling sextet has toured across the globe, collaborated across genres, and is recognized as the pre-eminent a capella group in the world.
Leslie Odom, Jr.
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
NOTE NEW PERFORMANCE DATE
Multifaceted performer Leslie Odom, Jr. completed his run on Broadway starring as 'Aaron Burr' in the original cast of the blockbuster hit musical, "Hamilton," a role that earned him the 2016 Tony Award for Lead Actor in a Musical. He is also a Grammy Award-winner as a principal soloist on Hamilton's Original Broadway Cast Recording, which won the 2016 award for Best Musical Theater Album. In other news, his solo debut album has recently been released, and it's number ONE on the iTunes jazz charts.