This Week– TAO: The Way of the Drum, Voice8, Cinderella, Celtic Crossroads World Fusion Tour, Great Barrier Reefs with Fat Box, and The Wood Brothers
1. TAO: The Way of the Drum
March 8, 7:30PM | Brown Theater. $15
TAO has been seen in 17 countries, 400 cities and by over 4 million spectators. They present an unprecedented and timeless drumming performance, bringing a brand new genre to the stage. Athletic bodies and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography based on the traditional art of Japanese drumming. Tickets can be purchased at kentuckycenter.org.
March 8, 7:30PM | The Ogle Center, New Albany, Indiana. $26.50
International award-winning octet VOCES8 has established itself as the foremost young British a cappella group. Performing a repertoire of Renaissance polyphony to unique jazz and pop arrangements, the group is sure to put on a stunning performance.
March 9, 8PM + March 10, 2PM and 8PM | The Kentucky Center. $27
Louisville Ballet performs their version of Cinderella at the Kentucky Center. This magical tale of a young girl who overcomes adversity to find true love and happiness reminds us that dreams do come true. This ballet is perfect for both the young and young-at-heart.
4. Celtic Crossroads World Fusion Tour
March 9, 8PM | Brown Theater. $23.50
Just when you think that you have seen the best that Irish music has to offer, a fresh new show from Ireland is taking the art form to an entirely new level. Celtic Crossroads presents Irish music like never before, set to do to Irish music what Riverdance has done to Irish dance. The performance will be at the Brown Theatre. Tickets are available at kentuckycenter.org.
5. Great Barrier Reefs with Fat Box
March 9, 9PM | Gerstle’s Place. $5
The Great Barrier Reefs return to Louisville to Gerstle’s Place with Fat Box. The Great Barrier Reefs are a steel pan fronted funk/jazz group based in Nashville. The Reefs have been delivering their high energy performances and unique compositions to music lovers from the Midwest to Southeast. Fat Box plays a unique blend of rock, funk, blues, and jazz. They occasionally venture into the avant-garde but never lose sight of the groove. Their music features distinct, soulful vocals, fiery improvisations, and songs that don’t conform to predictable formulas. Tickets can be purchased by calling 502-742-8616.
6. The Wood Brothers
March 11, 8PM | Headliners Music Hall. $15
The Wood Brothers are musician siblings Chris and Oliver Wood from Colorado. Together, they sing blues, folk and other roots-music sounds they loved and enjoyed as kids. They are joined by Seth Walker. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. The show is seated on a first come-first serve basis. Tickets can be purchased by calling 502-584-8088.
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