BACKSTAGE AT THE LINCOLN Concert Series Kicks Off Spring 2014 Lineup
Backstage at the Lincoln, the Lincoln Theatre's intimate, new concert series, has scheduled three concerts for 2014. These concerts offer patrons the extraordinary opportunity to be seated on stage with the featured local artist, providing concert goers an up-close-and-personal performance set against the hand-painted grandeur of the Lincoln's rare Egyptian Revival-style motif.
The schedule is as follows:
March 20 - Ella Starr featuring the Liquid Crystal Band
April 23 - Baccus Brothers
April 30 - Soul Butterfly Roxie Wolfe
Tickets are $10 and seating is limited. All concerts begin at 7pm at the Lincoln Theatre (769 E. Long St.). Tickets can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the night of the show if still available.
About Ella Starr: Columbus vocalist and composer Ella Starr specializes in R&B, jazz, and gospel music, and has performed in large and small venues throughout Ohio. Starr began composing, singing, and playing piano at the age of 8, and has since earned a degree from Otterbein College. She has become a fixture of the Columbus music scene, and is presently working on her original music at Touched Sound Studios. Starr loves to work with children and looks for opportunities to give back to her community through workshops or Q&A sessions at local schools.
About the Baccus Brothers: The Baccus Brothers were born in North Carolina to sharecroppers Sunnie and Carrie. Of the couple's 11 children, five were born blind, and all five excel in music. The blind siblings attended both the North Carolina School for the Blind (NCSB) in Raleigh, and The Ohio State School for the Blind (OSSB) in Columbus, participating in the various music offerings of both schools. They are all graduates of OSSB. During their individual journeys as professional musicians, they have had the opportunity to perform with a variety of internationally renowned jazz, gospel, and R&B artists including Stevie Wonder, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Wilton Felder, Kenny Berrell, Bobby Watson, Stanley Turrentine, Dottie Peoples, Sam & Dave, Richard Berry and more.