UGA presents Gershwin Songbook for Vanlentine’s Day

The Gershwin Big Band (Contributed)

The UGA Performing Arts Center celebrates Valentine’s Day with American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook 8 p.m. Wednesday in Hodgson Concert Hall.

The concert features the Gershwin Big Band with bandleader/vocalist Michael Andrew and vocalist Michelle Amator performing iconic music by one of America’s greatest composers.

The 17-piece Gershwin Big Band is a unique collection of world class jazz musicians assembled in the traditional big band configuration ideal for the Gershwin songbook. The program features Gershwin standards such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “The Man I Love,” “Summertime,” “I’ve Got a Crush on You,” “Someone to Watch over Me,” and many more.

Tickets for the concert are $44 to $51 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at pac.uga.edu or by calling (706) 542-4400. UGA students can purchase tickets for $6 with a valid UGA ID, limit one ticket per student.

The Performing Arts Center is located at 230 River Road on the UGA campus in Athens.

 

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