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CHARLESTON, WV -

 

Sing along to some of the biggest folk and R&B hits of all time, hear iconic anthems from guitar legends, tap your toes to progressive bluegrass, be moved by electrifying dance and so much more in the most excitingly diverse Clay Center Presents performance season yet. 

The spring 2014 lineup of season shows includes:

• Experience Hendrix, Wednesday, March 19, 8 p.m. – An all-star lineup of guitarists including 
Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, W.Va. native Billy Cox, Zakk Wylde, 
Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Chris Layton, Cesar Rosas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, 
Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Gales and Mato Nanji come together on one stage to play the music of 
Jimi Hendrix like you've never heard it before.

• Punch Brothers, Sunday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. – As virtuosic as it is freewheeling, this 
impressive group featuring former Nickel Creek front man Chris Thile will take you on a journey 
with rumbling bass, skittering violin and wailing vocals. 
Opening act: Aoife O'Donovan

• Ballroom with a Twist, Thursday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. – Be dazzled by the glitz and glamour 
of Ballroom, Hip Hop and Contemporary dance when finalists from "Dancing with the Stars," 
"American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance?" light up the stage.

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Rattle Them Bones – 20th  Anniversary Tour, Thursday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. – Leap back to the roaring ‘20s! This high-energy, seven-piece ensemble will prove 
that it's still cool to swing, big band style, as they play music from their latest album, "Rattle 
Them Bones."

Special add-on events are:

• An Evening with Crosby, Stills & Nash, Friday, March 7, 8 p.m. – This super group and two-
time Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash, are known 
for their perfect harmonies that have defined the folk rock genre, since they first started singing together 45 years ago. Don't miss this evening of music with hits like "Long Time Gone," 
"Southern Cross" and "Teach Your Children."

• Jillian Michaels: "Maximize Your Life" co-presented with Jam Theatricals, Sunday, March 16, 
7 p.m. – You've been inspired and motivated by this fitness leader before, but you've never seen her quite like this! In this intimate and uniquely personal experience, learn how to accomplish your goals and live an exceptional life with Jillian's keys to health, success and happiness. Adult language. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

• Boyz II Men, Wednesday, April 30, 7:30 p.m. – With a signature sound, this group became 
one of the most successful commercial R&B acts of all time. Don't miss fan favorites like 
"Motownphilly" and "I'll Make Love to You," as well as tracks from their latest album, "Twenty."

• MercyMe, Friday, May 9, 8 p.m. – Experience the heartfelt lyrics of one of the most recognized 
groups in Contemporary Christian music as they perform hits like "I Can Only Imagine" and 
"Word of God Speak," along with new music from their upcoming album set for release in April. 

The spring 2014 performance season is sponsored by Huntington Bank, Laurance Jones III and Frost Brown Todd LLC. 

Only season ticket holders can buy tickets now for special event performances Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jillian Michaels, Boyz II Men and MercyMe. Season subscriptions start at $95 and include other benefits, 

such as the chance to buy seats before the general public for any new performances added during the season, as well as first opportunity to renew seats for the fall 2014 season. 

Single tickets for all Clay Center Presents spring 2014 performances will go on sale to the general public Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. Clay Center members and donors with performance benefits can buy tickets during a special presale beginning Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m.

Ticket information:
Season ticket packages are on sale now. Current season ticket holders have until Sunday, Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. to renew and receive seating priority. 

In person: Box office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

By phone: Call 304-561-3570 during regular box office hours.

Online: Visit www.theclaycenter.org to order online.

Please note: Tickets purchased through third-party vendors may be fraudulent or priced above 
face value. All tickets should be purchased from the Clay Center box office in person, online at 
www.theclaycenter.org or by phone at 304-561-3570.