Ogle Center brings blues and bluegrass to stage for 17th season

18th July 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN (July 18, 2013) – The Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at Indiana University Southeast is proud to announce a stunning line-up of concerts for the 2013-14 season.

The fun begins this fall with illusionist Jason Bishop on Oct. 5 and up-and-coming bluegrass starlet Sierra Hull on Oct. 26. Back by popular demand, singer-songwriter Susan Werner returns with her band on Nov. 15.

The harmonious instrumentalists of Quartetto Gelato will bring their take on classical music on Feb. 21. Produced by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi, the Official Blues Brothers Revue will bring the sound of Jake and Elwood Blues to the stage on March 14.

The season closes on April 25 with a band of bluegrass all-stars – The Boxcars.

Additional programming may be added throughout the year. Please visit oglecenter.ius.edu for more information including artist details.

All tickets for performances are $26.50 or $10 for IU Southeast students. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1, and are available online at oglecenter.ius.edu, in person at the Ogle Center box office, or by phone at (812) 941-2525.

2013-14 Ogle Center Season
Jason Bishop                                       Oct. 5, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Sierra Hull                                           Oct. 26, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Susan Werner                                      Nov. 15, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Quartetto Gelato                                 Feb. 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Official Blues Brothers Revue            March 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
The Boxcars                                        April 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

The Ogle Center also continues its incredibly popular Children’s Series for the 18th year. The Children’s Series and has served more than 1.5 million school children with free arts education.

This year the series showcases local treasures, Ogle Center favorites, and some fresh faces.

The Stage One performance of The House at Pooh Corner will play in September while Kentucky Shakespeare will present a child-friendly version of Hamlet in November.

Celebrate African American history with African storyteller Shanta in January and catch the premiere of the Stage One production of The Glorious Adventures of the Mighty Robin Hood in February.

Round out the season with the return of the awarding-winning “Farmer Jason’s Nature Jams” in April and the spectacular “Doktor Kaboom!” in May.

Tickets for the Children’s Series at free, but reservations are required. Please call (812) 941-2525 to make a reservation for you and your students.

2013-14 Ogle Center Children’s Series Season
Stage One Family Theatre’s The House at Pooh Corner
Sept. 24-27, 2013
Recommended for grades Pre-K-3

Kentucky Shakespeare’s Hamlet
Nov. 6-8, 2013
Recommended for grades K-4

Shanta – Stories and Songs of African People
Jan. 22-24, 2014
Recommended for grades 1-4

Stage One Family Theatre’s The Glorious Adventures of the Mighty Robin Hood
Feb. 25-28, 2014
Recommended for grades 4 and up

Farmer Jason’s Nature Jams
April 7-11, 2014
Recommended for ages 2-8

Doktor Kaboom!
May 12-16, 2014
Recommended for grades K-4

All Children’s Series shows will be held at 10 a.m. and Noon. Please visit oglecenter.ius.edu for more information including artist details.

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