Straight No Chaser, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy among UFPA’s November performances
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Performing Arts’ November offerings span a vast array of genres, highlighted by the “kings of swing,” Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Nov. 4), and a cappella group Straight No Chaser (Nov. 22), fresh off the release of its hit album “Under the Influence.”
UFPA’s performances span all corners of the globe, including The Manganiyar Seduction (Nov. 6), a unique performance by singers and musicians hailing from the deserts of northern India; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (Nov. 14); Argentina’s Tango Fire, featuring a history lesson in tango dancing (Nov. 20); and the historic and family-friendly Salzburg Marionette Theatre (Nov. 26, 27, 29), which will feature performances of “The Magic Flute,” “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Sound of Music,” “Alice in Wonderland” and the “Ring Cycle.”
Other November presentations include mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile (Nov. 1, University Auditorium); folk trio Red Molly (Nov. 3, Squitieri Studio Theatre); violinist Benjamin Beilman from Young Concert Artists (Nov. 7, Squitieri Studio Theatre); and the inspirational New Directions Veterans Choir (Nov. 10, University Auditorium), which includes formerly homeless U.S. military veterans, singing songs of hope and redemption.
Student tickets for all November performances are $10. Full event details are listed below.
For more information, go to www.performingarts.ufl.edu
To purchase tickets, call the Phillips Center Box Office at 352-392-2787 or 800-905-2787 (toll-free within Florida) or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 (toll-free). Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phillips Center Box Office, at the University Box Office located at the O’Connell Center (Gate 1), from any Ticketmaster outlet or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Cash, checks, MasterCard, Discover and Visa are accepted.
UF students may purchase discounted tickets (with a valid student ID) at the Phillips Center Box Office or by calling 352-392-2787. Non-UF students may purchase discounted student tickets (in the balcony) at the Phillips Center Box Office for select performances. Discounted tickets are supported in part by University of Florida Student Government.