'Idol' Winner, Southside Johnny Coming to ArtsQuest

Tickets going on sale for Lee DeWyze, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, jazz artist John Jorgenson and Broadway Singer Christine Andreas at ArtsQuest.

Tickets for these ArtsQuest performances at Steelstacks go on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 to ArtsQuest members and 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28 to the public for these acts:

John Jorgenson - Oct. 18, 7 p.m.

Fowler Blast Furnace Room

Tickets: $20 

John Jorgenson, known as one of the pioneers of the American gypsy jazz movement, has collaborated with musicians, including Elton John, all over the world. Jorgenson amazes audiences with his dazzling guitar work and his mastery as a clarinet player and vocalist.

Lee DeWyze  - Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling

Tickets: $20-$60

The winner of the ninth season of American Idol, Lee DeWyze has gained a large fan base with his “chill rock” music. His alternative rock/indie/folk sound is influenced by artists such as Cat Stevens, Eric Clapton, Ben Harper and Simon & Garfunkel. Attendees who purchase a VIP ticket ($60) to DeWyze’s Musikfest Café show will have the opportunity to take part in an exclusive meet and greet with him and receive a signed poster.

Christine Andreas - Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
Fowler Blast Furnace Room

Tickets: $20 

Acclaimed for her “mesmerizing musical presence,” Broadway actress and singer Christine Andreas has received a Theatre World Award, as well as several Tony Award nominations.  She first captured New York City theater-goers’ hearts and became a star in the 20th anniversary production of My Fair Lady, as Eliza Doolittle, followed by the revival of Oklahoma, as Laurey. Andreas recently finished a year-long run starring as Jacqueline in La Cage aux Folles starring Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge.  Her music has landed both her albums on USA Today’s top 10 lists.

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes - Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling

Sponsored by Adams Outdoor Advertising 

Tickets: $34-$44

Originating from the Jersey Shore music scene of the mid ’70s, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes have entertained countless fans over the past 35-plus years with their distinctive blend of blues and rock. The group, which was formed by John Lyon and Steven Van Zandt, has produced numerous albums and performed to audiences around the world. Its 1978 release, Heart of Stone, was named one of the top 100 albums of the 1970s and ’80s by Rolling Stone Magazine. 

For more information on these and all ArtsQuest Center performances, please visit www.artsquest.org.



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