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Overture Offers Entertainment Relief from Current Affairs

For immediate release: Monday, October 10, 2016

Contact: Sarah Knab, Overture Center, 608.258.4438 / sknab@overture.org

Overture Offers Entertainment Relief from Current Affairs

One-night engagements between October 11 to November 3

Madison, Wis. – Between October 11 and November 3, Overture Center welcomes a diverse roster of entertainers for one-night engagements, all of whom provide relief from current affairs.

Upcoming shows:

o   “Santiago Sent Us” Tour with comedy and hi-jinx, the Tenderloins will perform a new set including never-before-seen videos

o   16+ suggested/parental discretion is advised for this performance

o   Tickets start at $49.50

o   Presented by AEG Live Comedy

o   Born at a Senate staff Christmas party, the Capitol Steps have come up from the trenches

o   Former legislative aides and friends have hoisted five presidents and countless public officials on their catchy-tune, bi-partisan petard

o   Tickets start at $25

o   Part of the ProVideo Comedy Series

o   Garrison Keillor brings his unique charm and unmistakable voice to this talk, covering a variety of topics from love and modernity to religion and other facets of daily life

o   Book signing in Overture Hall Lobby after the show

o   Tickets start at $35

o   Part of the Investment Services of UW Credit Union Celebrity Series with additional support from University Research Park

o   Winners of Overture’s Rising Stars 2015

o   19-year-old Charles Scott returns from Nashville, TN, for one night only to perform original songs

o   Singer and trumpeter John DeHaven, who has toured with Bon Iver and Capillary Action, wrote all-new material for the show

o   Tickets start at $12

o   Rising Stars 2015 is supported by the Madison Community Foundation, Madison-Kipp Corporation, and Dane Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, the Evjue Foundation Inc., the charitable arm of The Capital Times, the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation.

o   American folk singer, songwriter, musician and activist, Joan Baez will perform a night of contemporary folk music

o   Tickets start at $49.50

o   Presented by Frank Productions and True Endeavors

o   Legendary Tony Bennett, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday, presents American standards, pop hits from every decade and a few surprises

o   Tickets (limited availability) start at $35

o   Part of the Investment Services of UW Credit Union Celebrity Series

o   Tony® Award-winning singer Levi Kreis kicks off Overture Center’s 2016-17 Cabaret Series in an elegant setting on the Capitol Theater stage as guests enjoy a gourmet dinner by Executive Chef Jason Egner of Catering a Fresco

o   Tickets start at $90

o   Sponsored by Pepsi-Cola of Madison

Tickets available in person at the Overture Center Ticket Office (201 State Street), online at overture.org or by phone at 608.258.4141. A full listing of events can be found here.

OVERTURE CENTER FOR THE ARTS in Madison, Wisconsin features seven state-of-the-art performance spaces and five galleries where national and international touring artists, ten resident companies, and hundreds of local artists engage people in over half a million educational and artistic experiences each year. Overture.org

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