This weekend offers something for everybody as the Fabulous Armadillos pay tribute to music's most underrated artists at Pioneer Place, Lil Buck performs his mesmerizing show at St. John's, the hilarious musical comedy Urinetown hits the stage at St. Ben's, Foreigner performs at Mystic Lake, and GREAT Theatre's Grease continues its run at the Paramount. Read more inThe Weekender!
The Fabulous Armadillos return to St. Cloud to pay tribute to the under-appreciated artists behind some of the greatest music of all time with Songs by the Wrecking Crew on stage at Pioneer Place. The show honors the artists who played as a "backup band" for big names like Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and Elvis Presley. A documentary that came out this year tells the story of this group of "punch clock musicians." You can get your tickets for this show for $37.
Two of the world's most talented artists in their respective fields come to the campus of St. John's University as Lil Buck and Mihai Marica team up for What Moves You. Lil Buck is at the top of a mesmerizing dance form called jookin', described as urban ballet that originated in Memphis. He has performed with the likes of Yo-Yo Ma, Madonna, and now Mihai Marica -- one of the world's best classical cellists. Tickets for this awe-inspiring show start at $25 with discounts for seniors and students.
A biting satirical musical comedy is on stage at the College of St. Benedict with Urinetown. The Tony Award-winning Broadway show satirizes numerous topics like municipal politics, the legal system and corporate mismanagement while parodying Les Miserables. Tickets for this hilarious 14+ show start at $15 with discounts available for seniors and students.
One of the most successful rock groups of the '70s and '80s comes to the Mystic Lake showroom this weekend as Foreigner hits the stage. The British hard rock group has been performing for nearly 40 years, gaining fame with big-time hits like "Feels Like the First Time," "Juke Box Hero," and "I Want to Know What Love Is." Tickets for this one-night-only show start at $55 and are selling fast.
GREAT Theatre is closing out their 2015-2016 season with a bang, bringing their production of Grease to the Paramount Theatre. A beloved musical which spawned a beloved movie, Grease tells the tale of high school love in the 1950s. With phenomenally choreographed dances and an impeccable soundtrack, GREAT Theare's Grease will get you primed for the summer. Tickets for this show start at $28 with discounts available for seniors and students.