Faulkner Performing Arts Center announces 2018-19 season

Ruthie Foster / Photo by Riccardo Piccirillo

University of Arkansas officials this week unveiled the 2018-19 season lineup for the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on the school campus in Fayetteville.

Full season tickets are available ranging in price from $90-$200. Individual tickets cost $5-$25 each.

To purchase tickets, visit faulkner.uark.edu, call the box office at 479-575-5387 or stop by weekdays from 1:30-5 p.m.

Faulkner Performing Arts Center 2018-19 season

Sept. 7 – Sarah Mesko – A University of Arkansas alumna and rising opera star, will perform a musical selection titled “Through the Years.”

Sept. 9 – 8 Decades of Smiles with Peter Funt – A stage comedy that combines quips, clips and notable moments from decades of the popular television show Candid Camera.

Oct. 5 – The Hillbenders – The band will perform “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry” based on rock legends The Who’s seminal classic album, “Tommy.” The show will open with rising stars Maybe April.

Nov. 13 – Gina Chavez – The Latin pop singer will perform with production by The MP3 Club, a university student-led organization.

Nov. 15 – Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra – The group will perform syncopated classics of Scott Joplin, the “King of Ragtime” whose instrumental favorites include the American songbook classic “The Sting.”

Jan. 29 – Ruthie Foster – The folk and blues singer-songwriter will be accompanied by the U of A Inspirational Chorale.

Feb. 14 – Victor & Penny and the The Loose Change Orchestra – The performance will feature Prohibition Era music and will include a Valentine’s Day dinner package with a “hoppin’ speakeasy” theme.

March 7 – Sylvia Milo – Milo will perform her award-winning, one-woman show “The Other Mozart, the story of Wolfang Amadeus Mozart’s sister, Nannerl. The story is told while Milo wears an 18-foot dress spread across the stage.

March 29 – Trout Steak Revival – The bluegrass performance will also include Smokey & the Mirror and the Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

April 19 – Salma El Assal – The Sudanese vocalist fuses a traditional African sound with reggae and other musical styles.

April 26 – Ilya Yakushev – A performance from the international award-winning Russian pianist.