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Friday, September 15, 2017

The Second City

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

The Second City, Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy will be performing “The Best of Second City” on Friday, September 15, 2017. This must see show features the best sketches and songs The Second City’s 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more – as well as their trademark improvisation.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 24th at 10am!

**Mature Themes

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205


This is the first show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Friday, September 29, 2017

Rumours- The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Rumours, The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, has meticulously put together a show that spares no detail. From period accurate equipment and costume to spot on characterizations and musical performances, Rumours takes you back to a time when music was still an unbridled cultural experience and bands weren’t afraid to put on a show. Relive the rock and roll magic on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 7th at 10am!

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the second show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Jim Brickman

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music. The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 21 #1 albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in Billboard Magazine. Jim Brickman’s Pure Piano plays the Torretti Auditorium Friday, October 27, 2017.

Tickets on sale Thursday, October 5 at 10am

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the third show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Friday, November 03, 2017

Rodney Carrington

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies. Rodney will take the stage at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Friday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm.

According to Pollstar, Rodney has been one of the top ten highest grossing touring comedians for the last ten years and among the top 5 the last several years. Rodney is on track to be in the top 5 again this year as he regularly performs to sold out crowds across the US, Canada, and Australia.

He starred in his own TV sitcom Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He also co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film Beer for My Horses which won the Tex Ritter Award from the ACM. Rodney added “author” to his list of accomplishments with the release of his first hardcover book entitled Rodney Carrington, Coming Clean published by Hatchette Books. Another of Rodney’s projects of which he is very proud is the Rodney Carrington Foundation, a 501c(3) which he founded that benefits charities who need a helping hand. Rodney’s popularity derives, in large part, from his connection with his audience, both at his live shows and through social media.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Strictly Sinatra

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Frank Sinatra’s finest interpreters, Michael Dutra will bring his Strictly Sinatra Tribute to the Toretti Auditorium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Since 2002 he has been performing his tribute show all over the United States. Wearing Sinatra’s signature fedora, bathed in expressive stage lighting, and singing his heart out at a vintage microphone, Dutra brings a luxurious supper-club elegance to Indiana for one night.

Tickets on sale Thursday, October 12 at 10 am!

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the fourth show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Monday, November 06, 2017

Crowder

Ed Fry Arena -KCAC

Christian music artist, Crowder is set to bring his American Prodigal Tour to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Monday, November 6th at 7:00 pm.

David Crowder, known by his mononymous stage name “Crowder,” is an American Christian folktronica musician. He was the lead singer in the now defunct David Crowder Band. In 2012; Crowder decided to make a solo career for himself with sixstepsrecords and Sparrow Records labels.  His latest solo album, American Prodigal, was released in September 2016, and has delivered three singles so far, including “Run Devil Run,” “My Victory,” and “Forgiven.”


IUP faculty, students and staff can save $5 on select seats with their I-Card at the KCAC Box Office

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke will team up for the “Sinners and Sanctified Tour” this fall. Get ready for a night of rock and country! Country cross over artist, Aarron Lewis and rock band, Blackberry Smoke and are set to co headline a performance at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Wednesday, November 8th at 8pm.

Aaron Lewis is an American musician and songwriter, who is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the rock band Staind. In 2006, Lewis ranked in the Top 50 Heavy Metal Vocalists.  He has since ventured into country music with his debut solo EP Town Line. In September 2016, Aaron Lewis released is second solo album Sinner, with the lead single, “That Ain’t Country”.

 

Blackbery Smoke is an authentic American rock band that has become an accomplished group of musicians. Blackberry Smoke has never been a band that stands still. Whether pursuing the dream by logging hundreds of thousands of miles on America’s highways and abroad or relentlessly exploring the many facets of its most unique art form, the Atlanta quintet is always on the move. Like An Arrow, the bands lasts album, continues the trend of sonic exploration established on the Blackberry Smoke’s previous two releases, 2012’s The Whippoorwill and 2015’s chart-topping Holding All the Roses.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Beach Boys

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history.  The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world. The Beach Boys will pull into town to perform on Thursday, November 16 at The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana, PA.  

Since lead-singer man Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys’ first hit, “Surfin’” (1961), dozens of the bands chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth:  “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfer Girl,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “I Get Around,” “California Girls,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “Barbara Ann,” “Good Vibrations,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “Rock and Roll Music” and “Kokomo.”         

                                                    The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have received more than 33 RIAA Platinum and Gold record awards.  The Rock And Roll Hall of Famers where also honored at the 2001 Grammy Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. With more than five decades of touring under their belts, The Beach Boys have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history.

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