David Bowie's Bandmates Celebrate His Legacy And More Announced At Benaroya
Alumni musicians from David Bowie's bands join together on stage to kick off Live @ Benaroya Hall's Spring lineup. Earl Slick and Mike Garson, two of Bowie's most notable band mates are available for phone interviews before arriving in town. The Chieftains take the stage a few days later and three more concerts are planned for March. Additional concerts and lectures throughout 2019 are being planned and will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for the concerts listed above are on sale now, prices vary. Visit benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747 for tickets and information. The Benaroya Hall Ticket Office is on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street. Ticket Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 p.m. 6 p.m.
A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour Friday, February 15, 7:30pm; Tickets $43-$93 (VIP Tickets: $175-$225)S. Mark Taper Foundation AuditoriumJoin key alumni musicians of David Bowie's bands from across the decades, anchored by his longest standing member Mike Garson along with other amazing Bowie band alumni, for an unforgettable and critically acclaimed evening. A BOWIE CELEBRATION: The David Bowie Alumni Tour features iconic Bowie songs with world-class vocalists and an ever-rotating mix of hits and deep cuts. PLUS! A limited number of VIP ticket packages are available.
The Chieftains Tuesday, February 19, 7:30pm; Tickets $40-$85S. Mark Taper Foundation AuditoriumFor more than five decades, The Chieftains have been recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and international scale. This Grammy Award-winning group is one of the best known Irish bands in the world with a sound that transcends boundaries, blending tradition with modern music. The Chieftains have collaborated with everyone from Pavarotti and Van Morrison to Madonna and the Rolling Stones. They are never afraid to shock purists and push genre boundaries, and the trappings of fame haven't altered their love of, and loyalty to, their roots.
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester: Dream A Little DreamMon, March 11, 7:30pm;Tickets $35-$70S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium Dream a little dream with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester from Berlin! There is something wonderfully transcendent about their performances that embodies the high style and musical glory of the '20s and '30s. The extraordinary music, the band's wit and charm, all this makes it easy to dream a little dream or to dance cheek to cheek with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester. Come along on a sensational journey through the music of the Roaring Twenties.
An Evening with Burt BacharachFri, Mar 15, 8pm; Tickets $45 $100S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
Burt Bacharach helped define the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Now the three-time Academy Award winner and eight-time Grammy Award winner will be performing some of his greatest and most notable hits, including "Alfie," "Any Day Now," "Anyone Who Had A Heart," "Close To You," "I Say A Little Prayer," "On My Own," "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head," "That's What Friends Are For," "The Look of Love," and "Walk on By."
Makana: The Sunset TourFri, March 29, 7:30pm; Tickets $30 $40Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital HallHailing from the isle of Oahu, Makana is an internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii's cultural ambassadors to the world. Now, he is hitting the Benaroya Hall stage for a one-night-only musical masterpiece. Virtuosic and versatile, Makana's music defies description. He uses over one hundred tunings to fashion a massive, resonant, symphonic sound without use of loop pedals or gimmicks. An exhilarating ride through the breadth of slack key, folk, rock, bluegrass, ethnic and jazz, infused with the spirit of Hawaii. Don't miss this amazing slack-rock performance.
LIVE @ BENAROYA HALLLaunched in 2012, Live @ Benaroya Hall presents a diverse lineup of lectures, jazz, rock, blues, country, pop, alternative and world music concerts in downtown Seattle's acoustically superb Benaroya Hall a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves the Puget Sound region. Live @ Benaroya Hall is presented by the Seattle Symphony. For additional information, including a full concert schedule, please visit benaroyahall.org.
Benaroya Hall is home of the Seattle Symphony and venue of choice for many local arts organizations. It is located on an entire city block in downtown Seattle and is surrounded by numerous restaurants, retail stores and parking facilities. The Hall has three performance spaces the 2,500-seat S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, the 540-seat Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, and the 120-seat immersive Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center and a 430-stall underground parking garage. Over 450,000 people participate in public and private events annually, making Benaroya Hall the most-visited performing arts venue in Seattle. Benaroya Hall has received numerous awards, including a 2001 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Honor Award for outstanding architecture. Launched in 2012, Live @ Benaroya Hall presents a diverse lineup of jazz, rock, blues, country, pop, alternative and world music concerts. For tickets, additional information, including rental information, event listings and public tour schedules, please visit benaroyahall.org.
The Seattle Symphony is one of America's leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history. Since September 2011 the Symphony has been led by Music Director Ludovic Morlot and in September 2019 Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard will become the next Music Director. The Symphony is heard from September through July by more than 500,000 people through live performances and radio broadcasts and performs in one of the finest modern concert halls in the world the acoustically superb Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. Its extensive education and community engagement programs reach over 65,000 children and adults each year. The Seattle Symphony has a deep commitment to new music, commissioning many works by living composers each season. The orchestra has made nearly 150 recordings and has received three Grammy Awards, 26 Grammy nominations, two Emmy Awards and was named Gramophone's 2018 Orchestra of the Year. In 2014 the Symphony launched its in-house recording label, Seattle Symphony Media.