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Twelve New Music, Dance and Holiday Shows Coming to the King Center This Winter

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Twelve New Music, Dance and Holiday Shows Coming to the King Center This Winter

The King Center for the Performing Arts has announced a variety of music, dance and holiday entertainment coming up this season. Scroll down for details!


RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED

Thursday, November 13, 7:30pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $33 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of Rock'n'Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson and grandsons of '50s TV icons Ozzie& Harriet Nelson. When Matthew & Gunnar hit #1 on the Billboard with their rock band NELSON with their self-penned #1 mega hit "(Can't Live Without Your) Love & Affection" it put the Nelson family in the Guinness Book of World Records as the ONLY family in entertainment history with THREE generations of #1 HITMAKERS! With their rock band NELSON, Matthew and Gunnar have (5) Five Top 40 Billboard hits, (4) Four #1 MTV videos and have sold over 6.5 million albums worldwide!

Featuring hit songs like Hello Mary Lou, Poor Little Fool, Travelin' Man, I'm Walkin', I Gotta Feeling, Teenage Idol, Garden Party and many more, Ricky Nelson Remembered showcases his life with never-before-seen interviews from artists he influenced, including Paul McCartney and Chris Isaak. Matthew and Gunnar's musical event is heartfelt and full of laughter.

HEART

Wednesday, November 12, 8pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $54 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

An AEG Live Production

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band, Heart, stormed the charts in the '70's with hits like Crazy on You, Magic Man, Barracuda, Straight On, and so many more. Not only did the Wilson sisters lead the band, they wrote the songs and played the instruments too, making them the first women in rock to do so. Heart continued topping the charts through the '80's and '90's with huge hits like These Dreams, Alone, What About Love, If Looks Could Kill, Never, and a string of other hits that showcased the sisters' enormous talents as musicians and singers.

Along the way, music by Ann and Nancy Wilson and their band Heart sold more than 35 million albums, sold out arenas worldwide, and found their way into the soundtrack of American life through radio, motion pictures, television, and associations with branded sponsors. Today, songs made famous by Heart are heard in every aspect of contemporary culture.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER BY CHIP DAVIS

Tuesday, November 18, 8pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $45.50 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

An AEG Live Production

Experience the Magic! MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America's favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group's annual tour. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller music. Join in the 30th Anniversary celebration of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. Don't miss this ultimate holiday tradition from the #1 Christmas music artist in history!

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE

Saturday, November 29, 7:30pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $47.50 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

An AEG Live Production

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 11-time Primetime Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall - live on tour - with more stops than ever before. Celebrating its momentous 11th season, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America, performing in more than 70 cities, as part of the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE TOUR 2014. The Season 11 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Bridget Whitman, Casey Askew, Emilio Dosal, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Ricky Ubeda, Rudy Abreu, Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey and Zack Everhart. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airs Wednesdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Fall's hottest ticket will feature this season's most popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions will present audiences around the country with the opportunity to experience the action brought into their living rooms each week on the beloved summer series, with a variety of sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they have come to expect from their favorite dancers.

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THE NUTCRACKER

Saturday, December 6, 2pm & 7pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $19 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

The only Nutcracker you must see this season! This magical Christmas tradition is an artistic masterpiece produced by Kirov Ballet trained directors and features internationally acclaimed principals, sumptuous sets and elegant costumes which combine to rival any production in New York City or elsewhere.

NATIONAL ACROBATS OF CHINA

Tuesday, December 9, 7:30 pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $26 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

Children's Tickets starting at $14 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

The National Acrobats of The People's Republic of China 2014 was founded in 1951 and has been one of the most acclaimed acrobatic troupes in China. Over several generations, the Company has developed many unique acrobatic acts like Global Motorcycling, Kicking Bowls to Heads on High Unicycles, Russian Bars In Chinese Traditional Style, Chinese Poles In Shaolin Style, Diving Through Moving Hoops, Aerial Bungee Tumblings, and Aerial Tissue Flowers, etc. These acts (and many others) have been enjoyed and praised by Chinese and foreign audiences for decades. Since its inception in 1951, there have been more than two hundred artists of the Company that have won the gold and silver awards at international and national acrobatic competitions and circus festivals. For its 2014 North American tour, the Company will bring a brand new production that will amaze and astound audiences.

LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS starring DARLENE LOVE

Tuesday, December 16, 8pm

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 15th at Noon

Tickets starting at $43 (inclusive of ticketing fees)

You have seen her at the Oscars - you have seen her on Broadway, you have seen her in the Lethal Weapon movies and 20 Feet From Stardom - now see her in concert at the King Center on December 10th in her heartfelt, Love for the Holidays concert. Through the years, Darlene Love has captivated audiences all over the world with her sensational performances and her warm and gracious stage presence. Since the early sixties, as part of Phil Spector's wall of sound hit factory, this great lady has done it all...from major films like the highly successful Lethal Weapon series to Broadway hits like Hairspray and Grease. Darlene's background vocals for The Blossoms, The Crystals, The Righteous Brothers and Elvis Presley, to name but a few, set the stage for her emergence as a star in her own right. Her Billboard hits include: He's A Rebel, The Boy I'm Gonna Marry, Da Doo Ron Ron, Wait 'Til My Bobby Gets Home, He's Sure the Boy I Love and the #1 holiday classic Christmas Baby Please Come Home, performed annually with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Symphony Orchestra on The Late Show with David Letterman. This December will mark her 29th appearance on Letterman. She received her industry's highest award when Bette Midler, a great fan of her work, inducted her into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and her book My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story has been turned into a movie starring Toni Braxton and premieres in December on the OWN Network. Don't miss your chance to see this phenomenal singer in concert at the King Center!


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