Anchorage Concert Association 2016 / 2017 Season Subscription Deals!
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July 22, 2016 - May 13, 2017
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Location & Contact:Anchorage Concert Association
430 W. 7th Ave. Suite 200Anchorage, Alaska 99501
ACA 2016 / 2017 Season Subscription Deals
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September 17th - May 13th, 2016
ACA is proud to announce the 2016/2017 Performance Season!
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2016 / 2017 ACA Season in Brief
SEPT 17 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy first burst onto the national scene in 1996 via the hit indie film “Swingers,” featuring Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau.
SEPT 22 - ACA All Access
All Access Night is an evening of food, wine and entertainment that gives you unrestricted backstage access to the inner workings of what it takes to bring a show to the stage – you’ll be a true ACA insider.
SEPT 23 - Jamison Ross
Jamison Ross is an award-winning jazz drummer, and much . His musical résumé also includes composer, arranger, and vocalist.
SEPT 30-OCT 16 - Peter and the Starcatcher
13-year-old Molly Aster adventures with pirates, a giant crocodile, and lots of angry Mollusks as she and three orphan boys attempt to return a trunk of precious star-stuff to her father.
OCT 1 - An Evening with Bruce Hornsby (Solo)
Many people know pianist and singer-songwriter Bruce Hornsby from his iconic '80s hit “The Way It Is.” Since that time, he’s pursued a personal and eclectic musical path.
OCT 6-8 - Reduced Shakespeare Company
Who will be our next President – A Democrat? A Republican? A Kardashian? “The Complete History of America (abridged): Election Edition” will provide the historical context that is guaranteed to confuse any American voter.
OCT 14 - Women of the World
Women of the World will take you on a musical journey through Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe through storytelling, dance, and improvisation.
OCT 17-23 - GREASE
GREASE is most definitely the word. It’s the world’s #1 high school musical! Watch Danny, Sandy, the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies, and the whole Rydell High gang as they sing, dance, and take you back to a time when fast cars and rock and roll ruled.
NOV 4 - Aoife O'Donovan
Aoife O’Donovan is best known as the captivating singer of progressive bluegrass/string band Crooked Still. Since embarking on her own, she has continued to impress audiences and critics alike.
NOV 5 - The Second City
The Second City is returning to Anchorage with “The Second City Hits Home” show featuring sketches, songs, and improvisation about Anchorage!
NOV 11 - HAPA
HAPA is “Hawaii’s hottest group” according to Billboard. They’re a musical duo from the Aloha State: one, a member of South Pacific Ancestry, the other, a guy from Jersey. Together, their sound evokes the unique flavor of the Pacific.
NOV 11-20 - Not Medea
A tired mother finally gets one night to herself. She escapes to the theatre but becomes part of the performance and reveals the secret of her past. She is not Medea, but a contemporary riff on the Greek classic.
NOV 25-27 - The Nutcracker
The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without The Nutcracker. This extravaganza is a timeless tradition for the whole family. Clara’s dreams will transport you to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy.
DEC 2 & 3 - David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown
Over 50 years ago, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” debuted on TV and started a tradition that’s been an annual favorite for generations of fans.
DEC 9 - Cherish the Ladies
Irish music super group Cherish the Ladies returns to Anchorage – this time, bringing their Celtic Christmas show to town. Hear the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come, All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night."
DEC 16-29 - A Christmas Carol
Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s miraculous Christmas Eve transformation in our own adaptation of Dickens famous book.
JAN 6-15 - Hold These Truths
Gordon Hirabayashi always knew he was different. When he was a young man in 1943, and Japanese-Americans were being moved into camps, Gordon chose to fight US Government action rather than obey an order he felt was unlawful.
JAN 13-14 - Intergalactic Nemesis
An Intergalactic Nemesis show is hard to categorize. It’s like a radio play meets a comic book, in a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience.
JAN 20 & 21 - Simply Three
Simply Three is an electrifying trio who have captivated audiences worldwide with their high-octane performances. Armed with violin, cello, and bass, the threesome takes “crossover” to a whole new level with a repertoire of pop music A-listers.
JAN 21 - Hot Sardines
The Hot Sardines’ sound can be described as “wartime Paris via New Orleans.” Bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and vocalist Miz Elizabeth combine with an ensemble of powerhouse musicians – and their very own tap dancer.
JAN 27 & 28 - Versa-Style
The dancers of Versa-Style are than just fun to watch. They’re artists on a mission: to bring people together through dance. They’ve been described as "a group of life-affirming party starters."
FEB 3 & 4 - Kristin Chenoweth
In a career that spans film, television, and stage, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor and songstress Kristin Chenoweth is perhaps best well known for her work on the ABC series Pushing Daisies, FOX’s hit comedy Glee, and NBC’s political drama, The West Wing. However, fans of Broadway know the “popular” Hollywood Walk of Fame performer as smash-hit Wicked’s original Glinda the Good Witch.
FEB 8 - The Moth
Dedicated to the art of storytelling, “The Moth” celebrates the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who’s lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it.
FEB 14-19 - Billy Elliot
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is the celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Superstar Elton John composed the music and lyrics were written by Lee Hall, who penned the screenplay for the critically acclaimed film.
FEB 24 - WindSync
The classical wind quintet WindSync blends charismatic stage presence with youthful, pop-rock sensibility. The five virtuoso players bring a spirited energy to the flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon, and perform exclusively from memory.
MAR 3-12 - They Don't Talk Back
When 17 year-old Nick takes a floatplane from Juneau to live with his grandparents in their village, his arrival means changes for his fisherman grandfather, his cousin Edward, and his Desert Storm-veteran father.
MAR 4 - Puddles Pity Party
The terms “unique” and “one-of-a-kind” are often overused, but when describing a Puddles Pity Party show, they’re an understatement. Puddles is a 7-foot tall clown who sings with a beautiful baritone.
MAR 11 - Portland Cello Project
The Portland Cello Project is no stranger to Alaska. In fact, this trip will mark the innovative string masters’ third visit to the Last Frontier, but this show will be unlike any you’ve experienced before.
MAR 16 - An Evening with John Cleese
And now for something completely different. John Cleese made his mark as a founding member of the legendary Monty Python troupe in the 1960s, and has gone on to write, produce, direct, and star in a plethora of comedic hits.
MAR 18 - Kahulanui
In Hawaiian, Kahulanui means “the big dance.” These “Kings of Swing” have earned their crown by generating a danceable blend of traditional Hawaiian music and the Big Band Swing that was imported to the Aloha State during World War II.
MAR 25 - Rhythm Future Quartet
Rhythm Future Quartet is on a mission: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and growing in the new millennium. Imagine the sound of fast-paced strings spilling out the window of a Parisian bistro.
APRIL 7-8 -Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk
Circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders, and a bit of clowning around – enter the world of “Pedal Punk,” a Steampunk-inspired place where cycling is the way to escape the technology-obsessed society.
APRIL 12 - Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor is one of America’s greatest storytellers. For over 40 years, he’s been captivating audiences with his unique blend of comedy, charisma, and wisdom.
APRIL 25-30 - Beauty and the Beast
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is the classic story of Belle, a beautiful young woman in a provincial town, and her unlikely encounter with the Beast, who is in reality a young prince trapped in a spell.
APRIL 28-MAY 7 - To Kill a Mockingbird
Young Scout watches her father, the lawyer Atticus Finch, defend a black man accused of a horrible crime. Can Atticus secure justice for his client in this racially charged case, or does his influence have limits?
MAY 13 - David Sedaris
David Sedaris is one of America’s preeminent humor writers. Wielding sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness with great skill.