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UB Center for the Arts Announces Fall 2016 Performances

Photo by Chad Cooper

Release Date: August 30, 2016

Lehrer Dance (by Jim Bush)

Trombone Shorty

The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Buffalo, N.Y. - The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo announces its Fall 2016 Season. Tickets are on sale now at the Center for the Arts Box Office (Mon-Fri 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) and tickets.com. To charge tickets call 1-888-223-6000. For more information call 716-645-2787 or visit www.ubcfa.org. The current lineup follows below:

ABHINANDANAM
September 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $26.50, Students $13.50
A troupe of dancers will showcase the intricate rhythmic dance movements and dramatically expressive aspects of 3,000-year-old Indian classical dance styles.

BRIAN WILSON “PET SOUNDS" 50th ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR
September 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Sold Out

LEHRER DANCE WITH THE BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC CHORUS
October 1 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $31.50, Students $13.50, VIP (premium seating & post-show reception) $75
Lehrer Dance opens the M&T Bank Dance Series with a concert showcasing the company’s blend of artistry and athleticism in celebration of its 10 anniversary. The program will feature three world premieres (including a live performance by the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus), one Buffalo Premiere, and audience favorites from the company’s repertoire.

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE
October 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $37
A New Orleans-based, hard-edged funk band that employs hip-hop beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in a jazz tradition.

THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE™
October 4 at 5:00 p.m. (8:00 p.m. show sold out)

Tickets: $38.50 to $78.50
Touring stage version of the legendary television game show.

STEVEN WRIGHT
October 7 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $29, Students $19
Academy Award-winning comedian known for his witty one-liners and dry delivery.

SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX
October 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $27 to $47
YouTube favorites take current Top 40 hits and re-imagine them as coming from older eras of pop music.

BRIA SKONBERG
October 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $33.50, Students $14.50
Hot up-and-coming jazz trumpeter and vocalist performs in a jazz club setting. Both the band and audience will be on the stage. Seating will be general admission with tables and beer/wine available.

DISNEY LIVE! MICKEY AND MINNIE’S DOORWAY TO MAGIC
October 23 at 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Tickets: $21.50 to $62
Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and a cast of 25 favorite Disney characters perform.

CHRIS D’ELIA
October 28 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $32, Students $19
The rising standup comedian starred in NBC’s “Undateable” and “Whitney” and has his own specials on Netflix and Comedy Central.

ANDERSON, RABIN & WAKEMAN (ARW)
November 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $55 to $85
Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman reform the definitive YES line-up as Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (ARW) after a hiatus of 25 years.

SIMPLY THREE
November 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $29.50
Electrifying pop-classical crossover string trio and rising stars on YouTube.

ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET IN “DRACULA”
November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $45, $35, Students $24.50

Set to a glorious score by Gustav Mahler, with opulent sets and costumes, this dark fantasy is faithful to Bram Stoker’s gothic novel, brimming with passion and fearful suspense.

SHANGHAI ACROBATS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
November 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $19, Students/Children $12
One of the most influential and competitive acrobatic companies in China

THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA’S 13 ANNUAL CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR
November 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $37 to $77
The holiday tradition continues with the iconic guitarist & vocalist and his 19-piece band.

COLM WILKINSON: BROADWAY, CHRISTMAS & BEYOND
November 26 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $44 to $64
Theatre lovers need no introduction to the man who originated such memorable, classic roles as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables and the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera.

JOHN CLEESE
December 9 at 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $45 to $65
The famed film and television comic actor appears as part of the UB Distinguished Speakers Series.

For more details on these events, the School-Time Adventure Series, UB Theatre & Dance, as well as planned performances for 2017, please visit www.ubcfa.org.

Media Contact Information

Dave Wedekindt
Director of Marketing
Center for the Arts
Tel: 716-645-6775
drw6@buffalo.edu