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Bars and Measures at the Jungle Theater "The Children" at Pillsbury House Theatre Terence Blanchard with the JazzMN Orchestra Herb Alpert & Lani Hall at the Pantages Theatre Amir ElSaffar at the Walker Art Center Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones at Ames Center
 

Bars and Measures at the Jungle Theater-Now through October 9th- The Jungle Theater presents Idris Goodwin's new play Bars and Measures, a tale of two brothers reconciling their differences through the language they know best: music. Starring Ansa Akyea and Darius Dotch with music by Justin Ellington. Info

The Children at Pillsbury House Theater-September 16-October 16-  Pillsbury House Theatre presents “The Children”… Michael Elyanow’s tribute to love and family which poses the questionis it possible to survive a difficult childhood and go on to have a good life ?” …on the main stage September 16th through October 16th . Info

JazzMN Orchestra with Terence Blanchard and Connie Evingson- Saturday, October 1st- The JazzMN Orchestra, now in its 18th season, performs at the Ordway Concert Hall on Saturday, October 1st, 7pm, with multi grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard and guest vocalist Connie Evingson. Info

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at the Pantages Theatre- Wednesday, October 12- Hennepin Theatre Trust presents living legends Herb Alpert & Lani Hall at the Pantages Theatre on Wednesday, October 12. Formerly of Tijuana Brass and Brasil 66, the duo will perform many hits associated with their long careers. Info    

Amir ElSaffar at the Walker Art Center-Saturday, October 15- Revered composer/trumpeter Amir ElSaffar fuses elements of traditional Middle Eastern modal music and American jazz to create a mesmerizing sonic hybrid that moves into a free state of uninhibited musical exploration. His diverse and virtuosic 17-piece pan-Arabic ensemble features Middle Eastern masters as well as US jazz stars, including guitarist Miles Okazaki, drummer Nasheet Waits, and woodwind legend J. D. Parran. Info

Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones at the Ames Center- March 28, 2017the Ames Center in Burnsville presents An Evening with Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Ames Center. Info