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The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! 10th AnniversaryTour
Date: December 11, 2013, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Venue: McCain Auditorium - 207 McCain, Manhattan KS 66506
Sponsor: McCain Auditorium

The Event:      The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! 10th Anniversary Tour!! The Brian Setzer Orchestra brings their Christmas Rocks! 10th Anniversary Tour!! to McCain Auditorium. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Setzer has smash hits as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra and as a solo artist. His Christmas concert will include Setzer’s legendary guitar magic on hits such as "Rock This Town," "(She’s) Sexy +17," "Stray Cat Strut" and "Jump, Jive and Wail" and lots more, as well as his re-imagined and acclaimed holiday classics. Three-time Grammy-award-winner Brian Setzer is a "musician’s musician" credited with consistently taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles, while single-handedly resurrecting two forgotten genres of music (rockabilly in the ‘80s and swing in the ‘90s). Along the way he has scored chart-topping hits throughout his decorated career as founder/leader of the Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra, and as a solo artist. If that wasn’t enough, Setzer found tremendous success in redefining Christmas music for a generation desperately desiring something new and exciting around the holidays. The result was three best-selling holiday albums (Boogie Woogie Christmas, Dig That Crazy Christmas and Christmas Rocks!: The Best Of Collection) and an annual Christmas tour that has certainly become the most exciting annual rockin' Christmas event on the planet. The Los Angeles Times calls it a show "whose sheer joy is irresistible!"

For more information contact ksu.edu/mccain
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