Upcoming Events at Kovalchick Complex Meet Everyone’s Interest

Posted on 9/16/2011 11:48:40 AM

The fall line-up at the six-month-old facility is making a giant footprint in the Western Pennsylvania market. All shows listed are currently on sale now at the Kovalchick Complex Box Office, by phone at 800-298-4200, or online at the Kovalchick Complex website. Join the new VIP Cyber Club to receive advance notice, pre-sale offers, and discounts for all the shows coming to Kovalchick Complex.

On September 29, Pittsburgh native Wiz Khalifa, with special guest Wale, takes the stage in front of the first sold-out crowd, with over 4,000 tickets.

“This event is the perfect kick-off to Homecoming Weekend here at IUP,” said Zach Clark, director of Student Activities and Assessment for IUP. “This is an amazing artist, and the community response has been outstanding!”

Former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker, with special guests Rodney Atkins and Frankie Ballard, appears on Friday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. Three country music all-stars will rock the stage and mix the night with blues, country-rock, and American pride. Student tickets are only $25 and are still available.

October 22 marks the unique event of Dinner and Dueling Pianos, which will be held in the Toretti Auditorium at Kovalchick Complex. Dueling Pianos Internationalis a high-energy, all-request, sing along, clap along, rock’n’roll, comedy show where the audience is just as much a part of the show as the entertainers. Tickets to the show are $12; however, the grouped price includes a deluxe menu, beverage of choice, and show ticket for only $30.

Christmas classic Mannheim Steamroller comes to Indiana on November 17 for a night of holiday tradition. Mannheim Steamroller is an American music group founded by Chip Davis, known primarily for its modern recordings of Christmas music. A Grammy Award winner and the mastermind behind the group, Chip Davis directs and co-produces the tour. The show will feature the favorite Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with state-of-the-art multimedia effects in an intimate setting. The tour will have one performance in Indiana and is their only appearance scheduled in Western Pennsylvania.

The amazing world of Disney magic skates through Indiana on December 1–4 with Disney On Ice presents “Mickey and Minnie’s Magical Journey.” Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy have their bags all packed for a journey that will transport audiences straight from their seats into the magical worlds of best friends Lilo and Stitch as they hula in Hawaii; with Simba and Nala as they explore the African Pride Lands; with Ariel and Sebastian as they experience an aquatic adventure in their undersea kingdom; and with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell as they soar through the starry skies of London.

“We are thrilled to have the Toughest Monster Truck Tour at our building January 27 and 28. It just goes to show that our facility is a multifaceted venue with opportunity for a wide variety of events,” said Global Spectrum’s Jim Grafstrom, general manager of Kovalchick Complex. “The Toughest Monster Truck Tour has an exquisite reputation of over delivering quality entertainment that is fun for the entire family.”

All monster truck events are not created equal. The Toughest Monster Truck Tour strives to create more exciting events through challenging courses and bringing together some of the best monster trucks and drivers in the nation. Besides the Legendary Bigfoot, fans can expect to see Tailgator, Razin’ Kane, Big Dawg, and the thirty-seven-thousand-pound fire-breathing, car-eating, transforming dinosaur robot named Transaurus.