Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks 10th Anniversary Tour
with Special Guest Firebird
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
Fri, November 15, 2013 at 8:00pm
$43.50 to $58.50
A limited number of Gold Circle tickets are available for $79.00.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra, fronted by three-time Grammy Award-winner and Minneapolis resident Brian Setzer, brings their Christmas Rocks! 10th Anniversary Tour to the Orpheum Theatre. 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 November concert will include Setzer's legendary guitar magic on re-imagined holiday classics and hits such as "Rock This Town," "Stray Cat Strut" and "Jump, Jive and Wail" and lots more. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 12.
Brian Setzer credited with consistently taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles, while single-handedly resurrecting two forgotten genres of music (rockabilly in the '80's and swing in the '90's). 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.
Firebird is a red hot, no holds barred blues and rockabilly trio that take their musical cues from legends as diverse as the Rolling Stones, Stray Cats, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and use them to
Together since 2000, Firebird showcases the inventive bass playing of Chris Nomad, the incendiary guitar licks of Pete Belair, and the solid backbeat of Damian Singh to create a high voltage rockabilly assault that has wowed crowds from the US to Japan, New Zealand and their native Australia.