Riverside Live! season features Alpert, Cash


Two of the biggest names in the last half-century of popular music — Alpert and Cash — headline the 2015-2016 Riverside Live! concert series announced today.

Herb Alpert, teamed with vocalist Lani Hall, will open the series Oct. 2, while Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny Cash and a major artist in her own right, will perform Nov. 7

All concerts are held in Presentation Hall of Mayo Civic Center, and are organized by Riverside Concerts , the music department of the city of Rochester.

The full schedule:

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, Oct. 2. Alpert is a legend in the music business, both as leader of the Tijuana Brass and co-founder of A&M Records. Hall is a Grammy-winning vocalist and former lead singer for Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66. Tickets: $31.


Igudesman & Joo , Oct. 21. Classical music combined with comedy and popular culture. Tickets: $26.

Rosanne Cash, Nov. 7. A highly respected, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter whose material blends folk, country, blues, rock and gospel influences. Tickets: $31.

— Rochester Concert Band & Choir Yule Fest, Dec. 5. The traditional holiday concert by a 50-piece symphonic wind ensemble and 50-voice choir. Tickets: $21.

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, Jan. 15. One of the world's leading guitar quartets, performing classical, jazz and pop music. Tickets: $26.

Remember When Rock Was Young: An Elton John Tribute , Feb. 12. Elton John's greatest hits, performed by Craig Meyer, with all the costumes and showmanship of the star. Tickets: $29.

The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc , March 5. Fiddlers from Norway, Sweden and the Shetland Islands combine the musical traditions of their home lands. Tickets: $26.

Under the Streetlamp , April 22. The music of the the Drifters, Beach Boys, Beatles, Motown and Doo-Wop, performed by a vocal quartet that has had two PBS specials. Tickets; $31.

A.J. Croce , May 6. A critically acclaimed, eclectic singer/songwriter, and son of legendary singer/songwriter Jim Croce. A.J. Croce's performance on "Music City Roots" has been seen on PBS stations this year. Tickets: $26.


All shows start at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale to members of Riverside Concerts Aug. 10 and to the general public on Aug. 24. For tickets, call 507-328-2200, or go to the Mayo Civic Center box office. Tickets will also be available through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.

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