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CELEBRITY CONCERT SERIES

MK Cox Performing Arts Center

325 South 700 East

St. George, Utah 84770

DSU BOX OFFICE
Cox Auditorium
225 S. University
St. George, Utah 84770
435-652-7800

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Thursday, October 1 - Individual Ticket: $30
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America’s major symphony orchestras, known internationally for its distinctive performances and recording legacy. A leading cultural organization in the Intermountain West, the Utah Symphony has a rich history of international and domestic tours, award-winning recordings, and in-depth educational programs. Today, the orchestra’s 85 full-time professional musicians perform over 175 concerts each season.

Utah Symphony

Wednesday, October 28 - Individual Ticket: $30

The Folk Legacy Trio are George Grove and Rick Dougherty formerly with the Kingston Trio and Jerry Siggins, former lead singer of The Diamonds. Singing some of the most wonderful and beloved songs ever written FLT presents: The Great American Folksong BookTM. These three men have been involved with the music of the great Folk Era since its very beginning. Collaborating with an impressive roster of artists, FLK brings to life their experiences tied to the memorable and exciting music of the Great American Folksong BookTM.

Folk Legacy Trio

Tuesday, November 10 - Individual Ticket: $25
Brigham Young University’s Ballroom Dance Company (BDC) is one of the most distinctive and unique university dance companies in the world. Based in Provo, Utah, this company consists of 32 dancers, all of whom are full-time students at BYU. The ballroom dance program at BYU is the largest of its kind in the world. With over 60 different courses taught each semester, nearly 4000 students take some type of ballroom dance class each year. It is also the home to the largest Amateur Dancesport competition in the United States. The president of the National Dance Council of America, Brian McDonald, calls BYU’s Ballroom Dance Company “one of the Ballroom world’s greatest treasures”.

BYU Ballroom Dance Company

Tuesday, November 24 - Individual Ticket: $25

Broadway performers and producers Ron and Barbara Sharpe first met onstage in the original Broadway production of Les Misérables, where they played the romantic lead roles of Marius and Cosette. After being married onstage over 1000 times, they decided to get married and start a family for real! In Married to Broadway, The Sharpe Family Singers share their love of Broadway musicals by performing the big show-stopping numbers that are audience favorites around the world. Their repertoire includes songs from new hit Broadway shows like Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, blockbuster movies like The Greatest Showman, hits from Disney On Broadway and Broadway’s Rock & Roll musicals as well as classic show tunes from Phantom, Guys and Dolls and many more!

Married to Broadway - Featuring the Sharpe Family Singers

​​Saturday, December 5 - Individual Tickets: $30
William Joseph is one of the most electrifying pianists, composers and producers of our time. Joseph was a child prodigy and began writing music for solo piano at the age of five. His rare virtuosity and passion are mesmerizing. David Foster has collaborated with William Joseph which has ushered in special opportunities to share the stage with world-class artists John Mayer, Beyoncé́, John Legend, Michael Bublé́, Steven Tyler, Alicia Keys, CeeLo Green, Carly Rae Jepsen, Andrea Bocelli, Mel Gibson, Sarah McLachlan, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, Ray Romano, Brian McKnight, Seal, Robin Williams, Natalie Cole, and Barbra Streisand.

William Joseph with the Dixie State Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, December 19 - Individual Ticket: $30

GENTRI is short for “The Gentlemen Trio” and was established in June 2014 and is comprised of three dynamic tenors: Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. Pioneering a signature sound they call “Cinematic Pop,” the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies all composed by the group’s producer Stephen Nelson. To date, GENTRI has released three EP’s and three full length albums, the most recent being “Noel”, which debuted #6 on iTunes. The Gents are also known for their award-winning music videos which have been featured on news outlets around the world including ABC World News, NBC Nightly News and Inside Edition.

GENTRI

Wednesday, January 6 - Individual Ticket: $30
The Drifters were the first group inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with fellow inductees The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Bob Dylan and the Supremes. Rolling Stone magazine, in their iconic issue "500 Greatest Rock and Roll Performers" said of the Drifters, "No group has done it this well for this long--no one, not even the Rolling Stones." Through their historic journey which began in the 1957, the Drifters have had no less than 5 legendary lead singers including Rock and Roll hall of Famers Clyde McPhatter and Ben E. King. Such stalwart and famed individual lead singers as Charley Thomas, Bill Pinkney and Johnny Moore have passed through the group over the years, each recording their share of Drifters hits. And today, as has been the case for nearly 25 years, their star lead singer is Jerome Jackson.

The Drifters

Friday, January 29 - Individual Ticket: $25
After years of intensive recording projects and concerts for jazz aficionados throughout the U.S., four San Diego-based musicians came together with a purpose: explore the art of song in their own unique way! Renowned jazz, blues and gospel singer Leonard Patton teamed up with the critically acclaimed Danny Green Trio to form LP And The Vinyl. The band’s wide array of influences includes everything from jazz, R&B, rock, 80’s and 90’s hits, to Brazilian, and classical music. Blending these sounds together, LP And The Vinyl has created a highly unique and personal approach to music-making that leaves its audiences energized and craving more.

LP And The Vinyl - presented in partnership with the St. George Jazz Festival

Friday, February 5 at 7:30 pm - or - Saturday, February 6 at 3:00 pm - Individual Tickets: $35

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With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ) continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and hailed by The Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” this ensemble draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics while embracing the mission of championing new works. A vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring, each performance of the Juilliard String Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound understanding, total commitment, and unceasing curiosity in sharing the wonders of the string quartet.

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Juilliard String Quartet

Wednesday, February 10 - Individual Ticket: $30

The Golden Dragon Acrobats is a family-owned performing arts company based in Frisco, Texas. Founded in 1985, their mission is to promote the art and beauty of Chinese Acrobatics, bridging cultures and traditions through the amazing skills and talents of professional artists. The Golden Dragon Acrobats have toured for more than 30 years to global acclaim. The group has performed in all 50 states and in over 65 countries across the world. The Golden Dragon Acrobat troupe had its Broadway debut at the New Victory Theater in 2005 and was nominated- ed for two Drama Desk Awards for its performance. Its members are athletes, actors and artists who have studied and trained for their craft since early age.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

Saturday, February 27 - Individual Ticket: $25
American pianist Kenny Broberg is the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Silver Medalist. He followed this with a bronze medal win at the 2019 International Tchaikovsky Competition, adding to his numerous competition prizes at the Hastings, Sydney, Seattle, and New Orleans International Piano Competitions. He has been featured on NPR, WQXR, APM’s Performance Today, MPR, and ABC (Australia) radio. Several of his performances at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition were included on CDs released on the Universal Music Australia label. His solo debut album was released in August 2017 on the Decca Gold label, featuring one of his signature pieces, the Barber Piano Sonata, as well as works by Bach, Schubert, Chopin, and Franck.

Kenny Broberg with the Dixie State Smphony Orchestra

Tuesday, March 9- Individual Tickets: $25

*Goitse (Go-wit-cha) is an informal Gaelic Irish greeting meaning ‘come here’. The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick’s Irish World Academy. Named Live Ireland’s “Traditional Group of the Year”, Chicago Irish American News’ “Group of the Year”. Winners of the prestigious “Freiburger International Leiter 2016” award in Germany, Goitse have become the leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles. Their distinctive sound interspersed with traditional tunes from the Ireland countryside and gripping rhythm section sets a powerful drive for the music while the sweet, charismatic voice of Áine McGeeney draws audiences into a song the way few performers can.

Goitse 

Tuesday, March 30 - Individual Ticket: $30
Live from Laurel Canyon is a retrospective of music and stories of some of the most influential artists who lived in Laurel Canyon between 1965 and 1975. Similar to other legendary rock and roll neighborhoods of the same era; like Haight Ashbury in San Francisco or Greenwich Village in NYC, Laurel Canyon was a community of artists who would forge new genres of music (Folk Rock) and forever change the look, sound and attitude of American pop music. Featuring songs from The Mamas and The Papas, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, The Doors, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, James Taylor, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, America, and The Eagles.

Live From Laurel Canyon - Songs & Stories of American Folk Rock