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CAKE

August 22, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

*******SOLD OUT!*******

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Sara Bareilles

September 8, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

*******SOLD OUT!*******

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Boz Scaggs

September 19, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Before Grammy Award-winning rock legend Boz Scaggs hit it big with multi-platinum albums such as Silk Degrees, he was honing his guitar chops in the South with the likes of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and Duane Allman. His latest album, Memphis represents a musical homecoming, with Scaggs recording classic R&B covers and new originals under the auspices of Al Green’s legendary producer.

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Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

October 3, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Four decades into a remarkable career spanning country, pop and folk, Emmylou Harris' music remains as heartfelt, visionary and as vital as her early classic recordings. Harris performs with acclaimed songwriter Rodney Crowell in celebration of Old Yellow Moon, their new duet release. Brimming with lush harmonies, the duo practically celebrates heartbreak performing Crowell originals and revivals of songs by Roger Miller, Kris Kristofferson and more.

“There are legendary country singers, and then there’s Emmylou.” — Time Out New York

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Andrew Bird & Special Guests

November 18, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Early jazz, country blues, gypsy music—all of these early influences still percolate within Andrew Bird's unique brand of indie-pop, but he has established a sound that is distinctly his own. Using a looping pedal, violin, and his unearthly talent for whistling, Bird creates densely layered sonic creations onstage. He has performed at such prestigious venues as New York's Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Coachella and Austin City Limits festivals.

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Pink Martini

December 8, 2013 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Portland’s “little orchestra” Pink Martini returns with what bandleader Thomas Lauderdale calls another “rollicking around-the-world musical adventure.” The multilingual über-hip ensemble is part romantic Hollywood film, part musical archeologist and part red-hot samba parade, wildly diverse yet magically exhilarating.

“Swiftly intoxicating and elegantly chilled.”                   —The Telegraph

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David Lindley

January 18, 2014 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of string wizard David Lindley. With uncanny vocal mimicry and demented sense of humor, Mr. Dave effortlessly performs on an amazing arsenal of instruments—from the Hawaiian lap steel guitar and Turkish saz to the Middle Eastern oud and Irish bouzouki.

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Dweezil Zappa Master Class

February 1, 2014 - 3:00pm

Dweezil Zappa will conduct a special guitar master class at 3pm in HSU's Studio Theatre on the day of the Zappa Plays Zappa show. For more information call CenterArts or check out the enclosed order form in our 2013-2014 brochure!

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Zappa Plays Zappa

February 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Over the course of 80 albums, the legendary American composer Frank Zappa raised the bar in the rock world that spent most of its time embracing the ordinary. His music was fearless, imbued with an impeccable sense of technique, but never at the expense of emotion. Zappa Plays Zappa, led by Frank’s son Dweezil, is a dynamic ensemble dedicated to keeping Zappa’s music very much alive, and the result is a full-fledged concert experience honoring his life’s work and memory.

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-- Sold Out -- The Devil Makes Three

February 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Tickets go on sale November 15th!

“There’s a road that goes out of every town. All you’ve got to do is get on it,” Pete Bernhard says.

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Ani DiFranco & Special Guests

March 2, 2014 - 8:00pm
Van Duzer Theatre, Theater Arts Bldg.

Experience the empowering spirit of this self described "little folksinger," whose songs tackle barbed political issues with uncommon insight and compassion. An innovative guitar style, signature percussive finger picking, expressive vocals, and incisive lyrics have made Ani DiFranco one of the most influential and inspirational artists of her generation.

“Breathtakingly talented, iconic.” — Rolling Stone

Special Guest Jenny Scheinman will open the show.

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