Original Chicago singer Peter Cetera headlines Misericordia Summer Arts Festival in Dallas on July 29
From a press release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Peter Cetera will headline the Misericordia University Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival, performing time-honored hits such as “The Glory of Love,” “No Explanation,” and “Restless Heart” during the Starlight Concert on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater in Dallas.
The Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival also will present Emily Asher’s Garden Party, a versatile musical ensemble led by Asher’s tenacious trombone and sweet vocals, during the Sounds of Summer concert on Sunday, July 23 at 8 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Amphitheater in the center of campus (301 Lake St., Dallas).
Tickets for the Starlight Concert go on sale next Wednesday, May 3 at 9 a.m. Tickets are $30 for lawn seats, $45 for amphitheater seating, and $475 for a festival table that seats six. Tickets for the Sound of Summer concert with Emily Ashler’s Garden Party are $10 for lawn seats, $15 for amphitheater seating, and $120 for a festival table that seats six.
To order tickets, call 570-674-6719 or visit misericordia.edu.
Peter Cetera is an original member of the legendary rock group Chicago and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. As the singer, songwriter, and bass player, he was instrumental in recording 18 of the most memorable albums of a generation. Timeless hits include “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “Baby What a Big Surprise,” “Stay the Night,” “Love Me Tomorrow,” and many more. They won a Grammy Award with “If You Leave Me Now,” a song written and sung by Cetera off the group’s 10th album, “Chicago X.”
He has been a solo artist since 1986. During that time, he has recorded 10 enduring albums, which included six songs that climbed to No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100. Cetera also recorded top-of-the-chart duets “The Next Time I Fall” with Amy Grant and “Feels Like Heaven” with Chaka Kahn, and “After All” with Cher. His song “Glory of Love” from the movie “The Karate Kid Part II” was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song from a motion picture.
Cetera also recorded the No. 1 hits “No Explanation” from the mega-hit movie “Pretty Woman” and “Restless Heart.” He continues to tour with his seven-piece band The Bad Daddies and enjoys performing his timeless hits that continue to touch the lives of many around the world.
Called “red hot” and “very exciting” by the Wall Street Journal, Emily Asher’s Garden Party is a band of all-stars from New York City’s vibrant early jazz scene that performs coast to coast and internationally, from the finest jazz clubs to the busiest swing dance halls. Drawing on the repertoire of Louis Armstrong’s enchanting Hot Fives and Duke Ellington’s sophisticated melodies to the funky and soulful music of New Orleans brass bands, Garden Party delights audiences of all ages and musical tastes, creating fresh growth from vintage roots.
For more information about the Misericordia University Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival, call 570-674-6400 or visit misericordia.edu.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 43 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full and part-time formats. Misericordia ranks in the top tier of the Best Regional Universities – North category of U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 edition of Best Colleges and was designated a 2017 Best Northeastern College by the Princeton Review.