State Theatre presents
The Goodbye Tour
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 8pm; $90, $70, $55, $45, $35
Ticket Office: 732-246-SHOW (7469)
New Brunswick, NJ —State Theatre presents Glen Campbell in his Goodbye Tour on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at8pm. Campbell will perform hits from his 50-year career including “Gentle on My Mind,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” and “Southern Nights,” as well as songs from his latest album, Ghost On the Canvas. Campbell will be joined on stage by his two sons, Cal and Shannon, and daughter, Ashley, as they celebrate his life and music with song favorites and personal reminiscences. Tickets range from $35-90.
Throughout his 50 years in show business, Glen Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records and accumulated no less than 12 RIAA Gold albums, four Platinum albums, and one Double-Platinum album. Campbell made history by winning four Grammy® Awards in both country and pop categories in 1967. From January 1969 through June 1972, Campbell hosted his own weekly variety show, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, on CBS. In 2005, Campbell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Campbell’s latest studio album, Ghost On the Canvas, is the album of his life. The album was largely written by Campbell with producer-collaborator Julian Raymond, complemented by contributions from Jakob Dylan, Paul Westerberg, Teddy Thompson, and Robert Pollard, with evocative instrumental interludes composed by Roger Manning as musical illustration. With beauty, power, heartfelt emotion, and deep spirituality, this set of songs traces the arc of Campbell’s 75 years: From dirt-poor, tiny-town Arkansas origins to Hollywood triumphs on the pop charts, television, and movies. From his barnstorming days of youthful touring, to hobnobbing with Elvis, Sinatra and the Duke, to troubled freefalls of addiction and bad life choices, to personal and spiritual redemption. Campbell’s musicianship has inspired many of today’s most renowned pickers, and his enormous success as a crossover artist has also paved the way for hit-makers to break genre barriers. When you put it all together, the result is a career that spans 50-plus years and fans that cross generational and international lines.
For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org. The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Friday 10am to 5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.
State Theatre, a premier nonprofit venue for the performing arts and entertainment. The theater exists to enrich people’s lives, contribute to a vital urban environment, and build future audiences by presenting the finest performing artists and entertainers and fostering lifetime appreciation for the performing arts through education. The State Theatre’s programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Heldrich is the official hotel of the State Theatre. Magic 98. 3 is the official radio station of the State Theatre. The Star-Ledger is the official newspaper of the State Theatre. United is the official airline of the State Theatre.
Thu, October 18 at 8pm
$90, $70, $55, $45, $35
15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Ticket Office – 732-246-SHOW (7469)
Online – www.StateTheatreNJ.org
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