Niagara Gazette

April 9, 2013

Big time jazz returns to Artpark

Staff reports
Niagara Gazette

Niagara Gazette — Two of the most celebrated names in jazz will perform at Artpark’s Mainstage Theater as part of the venue’s summer-long 40th anniversary celebration, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 24 and Chick Corea & The Vigil on Aug. 2. Tickets for both shows go on sale at 10 a.m. April 19. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is comprised of 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players and led by iconic master of the trumpet, Wynton Marsalis. This rare appearance and major jazz event will take place on June 24 in the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $65 in pit, $55 for prime seating, and $40 for sections A, B and C. No lawn seating is available for this show.

Twenty-time Grammy winner and keyboard prodigy, Chick Corea appeared at Artpark during the 1974 opening season that started it all!

Chick Corea returns with all new music and an all new band, The Vigil on Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Artpark Mainstage Theater. Tickets are $45 in pit and prime seating, $37 for section A, $30 for sections B and C. No lawn seating is available for this concert.

Tickets go on sale April 19 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Artpark box office (Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), by calling 754-4375 and 1-888-223-6000 or online at www.artpark.net and www.tickets.com.