MARQUETTE – Singer/guitarist Leon Redbone will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Kaufman Auditorium as part of the 2004-05 Northern Michigan University Performing Art Series.
Redbone’s music varies greatly, ranging from classical to blues to tangos. His albums include Any Time, Whistling in the Wind, Champagne Charlie and his 1975 gold record debut On the Track. He has appeared on Saturday Night Live and various talk shows, including "The Tonight Show." He has also provided television theme songs for "Mr. Belvedere" and "Harry and the Hendersons," and jingles such as "This Bud’s for You."
Advance tickets for the event are $6 for all students, $14 for NMU faculty and staff and $15 for the general public. They are available at the Superior Dome, the University Center Snak Shak, Forest Roberts Theatre, by phone at 906-227-1032 and online at www.nmu.edu/tickets. Tickets at the door are $8 for all students, $16 for NMU faculty and staff and $17 for the general public.