Coral Springs Center For The Arts To Present THE KINGSTON TRIO

Coral Springs Center For The Arts To Present THE KINGSTON TRIOThe Coral Springs Center for the Arts today announced the addition of the legendary "fathers of folk" The Kingston Trio to its upcoming performance schedule.

Located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive, the state-of the-art performing arts center is also offering for most concerts an elevated Level3 experience that includes exclusive access to private bars with specialty drinks and music before and during the main event (Level3 shows are marked with ** in the following list.)

Tickets for The Kingston Trio are now available for purchase by calling the Box Office at 954-344-5990 or going online to www.TheCenterCS.com.

In 1957 The Kingston Trio emerged from San Francisco's North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American folk music into the mainstream for the first time. During the late 50s & early 60s, the Trio enjoyed unprecedented record sales and worldwide fame, while influencing the musical tastes of a generation.

How big an act was the Kingston Trio? Until the advent of the Beatles in 1964, The Kingston Trio ruled the pop charts. Big enough that their first 19 albums not only reached Billboard's Top 100, but 14 of them entered the top 10, with five albums alone hitting the "Number One" spot. At the height of their popularity, The Kingston Trio was arguably the most popular vocal group in the world, having single-handedly ushered in the folk music boom of the late '50s and early '60s.

Through changing times, the Trio has played on, remaining popular for a simple reason... great songs that sound as good today as the first time you heard them. And fifty-five years after Tom Dooley shot to the top of the charts, the Trio is still on the road 30 weeks a year, bringing back all the great memories and making new ones.

Tickets start at $28.62

Also playing at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in March:

+ March 3 - The Hit Men **

+ March 9 - Red Hot Chilli Pipers **

+ March 10 - The Doo Wop Project

+ March 16 - Comedian Bobby Collins **

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts (also known as THE CENTER) brings the finest in music, dance, comedy and more to the community; offering a variety of entertainment and artistic events for all ages and interests. From the best of Broadway, to top comedians, jazz and pop concerts, and a diverse selection of family productions, the theater has something for every taste. It is the cultural lifeblood of the community, with approximately 200,000 people visiting the facility yearly.

In addition to the intimate 1,471-seat theater, the Coral Springs Center for the Arts houses a dramatic dance studio, a variety of meeting rooms for corporate and private events and the elegant Coral Springs Museum of Art. Along with the museum's permanent collection, every three months they offer new exhibits for the enjoyment of its patrons.

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is truly unique in all that it offers as a cultural resource for North Broward and South Palm Beach Counties. Easily accessible from the Sample Road exits off I-95, the Florida Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway, the Coral Springs Center for the Arts draws audiences preferring an intimate theater experience and museum visit closer to home. For more information, please call 954-344-5990 or visit the official website at www.TheCenterCS.com.


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