Grammy Award Winning Rock Band Los Lobos to Perform at Syracuse Stage Gala

Grammy Award Winning Rock Band Los Lobos to Perform at Syracuse Stage Gala

Los Lobos, an eclectic rock band will perform live in concert at Gala 2017, Syracuse Stage's major annual fundraiser. The event will take place on Friday, June 16 in Goldstein Auditorium at Syracuse University's Schine Student Center.

Tickets for the concert are now on sale at the Syracuse Stage Box Office, 315-443-3275 and online. General admission seating is available in the balcony for $45. New in 2017 are tickets that include general admission seating and a post-show champagne reception with the band for $75. Doors will open at 8:45 p.m. and the concert will begin at 9 p.m.

Tickets for the entire Gala event, including a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and concert are available now online or at 315-443-2709.

Los Lobos is a multiple Grammy Award-winning rock band that formed in an East L.A. garage. A mixture of genres such as rock 'n' roll, Tex-Mex, country, R&B, blues and traditional Spanish music influence their sound. In 1987, the band released "La Bamba", which became a worldwide hit. Los Lobos is often cited as one of the great bands of Latino Rock but their sound has been considered a vital example of America's cultural melting pot. Recently, Los Lobos was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Syracuse Stage Gala 2017 is presented by the Syracuse Stage Board of Trustees and Syracuse Stage Guild. The 6thannual Louis G. Marcoccia Award for Exemplary Service to Syracuse Stage will be presented to Robert Moss, a former artistic director of Syracuse Stage. Moss served as artistic director from 1996-2007 and dedicated many years to Syracuse Stage. The event co-chairs are Robin Curtis, Syracuse Stage Board of Trustees, and Jacki Goldberg, Syracuse Stage Guild Board. Honorary chairs are Suzanne and Kevin McAuliffe. Underwriter for the event is The POMCO Group. All proceeds will benefit Syracuse Stage artistic and educational programming.

ABOUT Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage is Central New York's premier professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University. Founded in 1974, Stage has produced more than 300 plays in 43 seasons including a number of world, American, and East Coast premieres. Each season 70,000 patrons enjoy an adventurous mix of new plays, and bold interpretations of classics and musicals, featuring the finest theatre artists. In addition, Stage maintains a vital educational outreach program that annually serves more than 15,000 students from 14 counties. A solid core of subscribers and supporters helps keep Syracuse Stage a vibrant artistic presence in Central New York. Additional support comes from the government, foundations, corporations and Syracuse University. Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the University Hill Corporation and the East Genesee Regent Association. Syracuse Stage is a member of The League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theatre association in the country.

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