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UNIVERSITY PARK — Miranda Lambert will bring her Livin’ Like Hippies Tour to the Bryce Jordan Center at 7 p.m. Friday, March 23.
The Grammy Award winner kicked off the tour in January. The tour’s name is from the lyrics of her aptly titled song “Highway Vagabond” which appears on The Nerve side of her 24-song double album, The Weight Of These Wings.
The new album is the Texas native’s sixth studio album, and since its release in November 2016, it has been certified Platinum, spawned two Grammy Award nominations for its lead single “Vice,” been awarded the ACM Album of the Year, and most recently racked up five nominations for Lambert at the CMA Awards including a coveted Album of the Year nod.
Joining Lambert on the tour is Jon Pardi. In addition to Pardi, Lambert has tapped Charlie Worsham to join in this performance.
Tickets start at $45.25 and are on sale through ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, and in person at all Bryce Jordan Center ticket outlets.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Styx lead singer in concert
WILLIAMSPORT — Dennis DeYoung will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23 at the Community Arts Center, on The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour.
In 1977, history was made with upon the release of The Grand Illusion album. DeYoung and the music of Styx celebrate that history by performing the album in its entirety, plus all the band’s Top Ten hits: Lady, Babe, Come Sail Away, Too Much Time on my Hands, Best of Times, Mr. Roboto, plus classic rock anthems Renegade, Blue Collar Man, Suite Madame Blue and many more.
DeYoung is a founding member of Styx and the lead singer and songwriter on seven of the band’s eight Top Ten hits. He is a legendary singer, songwriter, keyboardist, composer and record producer with a career spanning more than 40 years. His voice is one of the most recognizable in the music world today and continues to inspire new generations of fans.
Tickets are available at 570-326-2424, 800-432-9382, www.caclive.com and the CAC box office at 220 W. Fourth St.
NV Symphony to perform
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Nittany Valley Symphony presents “Music Without Borders,” a concert recognizing that a diverse world can be united by the power of music.
Featuring pianist Christopher Guzman, the performance is slated for 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium.
The program will include Copland’s “El Salon Mexico,” Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26, and Borodin’s Symphony No. 2 in B minor.