PLYMOUTH — The 2013-14 season at Plymouth State University's Silver Center for the Arts opens Sunday, September 15 at 7 p.m. with the New Gary Burton Quartet, led by iconic vibraphonist and seven-time Grammy winner Gary Burton. This undisputed king of the four-mallet technique has created a winning vibe alongside an array of musicians from Chet Atkins to k.d. lang and Chick Corea.
Tickets for the New Gary Burton Quartet in the Hanaway Theatre are $35-30 for adults, $33-28 for seniors and $20-15 for youth.
Singer/songwriter/acoustic guitarist David Wilcox will perform Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center. Acoustic Guitar described Wilcox as "James Taylor combined with the husky breathiness more reminiscent of the late Nick Drake." In a career marked by personal revelation and wildly loyal fans, David Wilcox has fearless ability to mine the depths of joy, sorrow and everything in between—all tempered by a quick, wry wit. Tickets are $35 for adults, $33 for seniors and $20 for youth.
Comedian Ted Alexandro performs at the Silver Center on Saturday, October 5 at 8:30 p.m. Blog Talk Radio reports, "A native New Yorker, Ted moonlighted as a comedian while teaching music to grade schoolers during the day. His comedy career took off and he has appeared on all the big late night shows numerous times, made two Comedy Central specials, and a hit CD and DVD. When he's not making people belly laugh at the nation's top comedy clubs, Ted spends time with Occupy Wall Street." A comedian for 20 years, Alexandro has performed internationally in Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Jakarta, England, Holland, Israel, South Africa and Qatar.
Tickets for Alexandro's performance in the Hanaway Theatre, which may contain adult language and themes, are $25-20 for adults, $23-18 for seniors and $20-15 for youth.
To purchase tickets or for more information about any of the performances call (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu. Convenience fees apply.