Westminster Concerts to Include Evancho Holiday Show

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College’s 2023-24 Celebrity Series concert lineup will include five shows, including Blood, Sweat & Tears and a holiday show by vocalist Jackie Evancho.

Tickets are on sale now for all shows; call the box office at 724 946 7354 or go to www.westminster.edu/celebrity.

All shows start at 7:30 p.m. in the Will W. Orr Auditorium on the Westminster campus.

Here is the lineup:

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock ’N Roll Part 2, Saturday, Sept. 23. This all-new show celebrates the history of rock ’n’ roll from 1929-1981. It pays tribute to Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Carole King, Elton John and more. The show will also honor diverse pioneer artists like Big Joe Turner and Arthur Crudup, and trailblazers like Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Fats Domino, Richie Valens, Patsy Cline and James Brown.

Blood, Sweat & Tears, Thursday, Oct. 12. The jazz rock act’s hits include “Spinning Wheel,” “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy” and “And When I Die.”

An Evening of Holiday Cheer with Jackie Evancho, Saturday, Dec. 2. Best known for her appearance on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” Evancho gained worldwide recognition at age 10. The youngest-selling solo platinum artist of all time has since gone on to sell millions of records. 

Superstar: The Songs. The Story. The Carpenters, Saturday, March 9, 2024. Broadway performer Helen Welch and accompanying musicians will perform some of the Carpenters’ famous hits, including “Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun” “and “Superstar.” The show includes backstage stories about the famous brother/sister duo, Richard and Karen Carpenter.

The New York Tenors, Saturday, April 6, 2024. A concert by the vocal trio of Andy Cooney, Daniel Rodriguez and Christopher Macchi.

Pictured at top: Vocalist Jackie Evancho.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.