INTERNATIONAL MUSIC HEADLINERS
The AMPLIFY Series presents five electrifying concerts featuring international stars of jazz, soul, blues and folk. From an opening with one of the world’s most iconic trumpeters, to “the hottest Irish acoustic band on the planet”, you can always expect the exceptional.
Series of 5 shows ● Adults $200 ● Seniors $188 ● Students $76
Choose-Your-Own-Packages and single tickets go on sale August 14, 2018.
Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
October 3, 2018 ● 7:30pm
Herb Alpert is a cocktail party of a canon, with the trumpet and horns of “Tijuana Taxi”, the peppy joy of “Taste of Honey”.
"You listen to his songs with a smile on your face". - Seattle Times staff columnist
October 26, 2018 ● 7:30pm
Ruthie Foster brings her vocal talent to the Kay Meek stage this fall. Drawing influences from legendary acts like Mavis Staples and Aretha Franklin, Foster has a unique sound that is undefined by a single genre.
"Pure magic to watch and hear". - Rolling Stone Magazine
December 6, 2018 ● 7:30pm
Kaeshammer’s loyal legion of fans around the globe have come to expect the unexpected from the BC-based singer, songwriter, pianist and producer. Unconstrained by genre barriers, he follows his own muse. His 2018 tour explores his latest album, SOMETHING NEW, recorded in the heart of New Orleans.
Dustbowl Revival & Hot Club of Cowtown
January 15, 2019 ● 7:30pm
"A Celebration of The Band" - Two of today's defining American roots groups join together for an evening marking the 50th anniversary of The Band's debut album, Music From Big Pink. Drawing on soul, funk, blues and roots, this is a genre-hopping, time-bending concert you won't soon forget!
March 26, 2019 ● 7:30pm
Lúnasa is internationally acknowledged as the finest traditional Irish instrumental band of recent times and renowned for their stunning shows honed by superb musicianship. Band members include Kevin Crawford (flutes, low whistles and tin whistles), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass), Ed Boyd (guitar), Seán Smyth (fiddle and low whistle) and Cillian Vallely (uilleann pipes and low whistles).