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MAMMA MIA! - BROADWAY
When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 7:30 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM)
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About the show

Mamma Mia! is coming to Colorado Springs April 8-9th
 
Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic ofABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone's having the time of their lives!

‘‘Perhaps the single most ecstatic musical to open on Broadway since A Chorus Line."

Mamma Mia! leaves you uplifted, enraptured and feeling like a number one!’’

- Entertainment Weekly









MAMMA MIA! - BROADWAY
When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 7:30 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM)
Ticket Info: Tickets on sale now! Purchase Tickets



About the show

Mamma Mia! is coming to Colorado Springs April 8-9th
 
Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic ofABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone's having the time of their lives!

‘‘Perhaps the single most ecstatic musical to open on Broadway since A Chorus Line."

Mamma Mia! leaves you uplifted, enraptured and feeling like a number one!’’

- Entertainment Weekly








MYTHBUSTERS: JAMIE & ADAM UNLEASHED
When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:30 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM)
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The all-new, live stage show “MythBusters© Jamie & Adam Unleashed,” starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series MythBusters© is coming to the Pikes Peak Center April. Fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science.

Tickets to see the Mythbusters – Jamie & Adam Unleashed, April 11 are priced at $153, $78, $58, $43 and go on sale Friday, January 30 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.PikesPeakCenter.com, all TicketsWest outlets, by dialing 520-SHOW or by visiting the Pikes Peak Center or The Broadmoor World Arena Box Offices. Savor a special pre-event dining experience. We are proudly offering pre-event dinners in the elegance of the ANB Bank Room at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. Call our concierge at 719-477-2102 to make reservations.

"MythBusters© Jamie & Adam Unleashed" brings you face to face with the curious world of Jamie and Adam as the duo matches wits on stage with each other and members of the audience. The all-new, live stage show promises to be an unexpected evening of on-stage experiments, audience participation, rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. Fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science.

Raised in Indiana, Jamie’s father ran an apple orchard and his mother was a librarian. Other than being a prolific reader and having a penchant for creative ways of avoiding chores around the farm, Jamie showed no hint of what was to come. Through the course of his 25 years of work in the effects industry, Jamie has had his hand in producing effects for over 800 commercials, dozens of feature films, and hundreds of prototypes.

Jamie has been awarded an honorary engineering degree from the University of Maine, and an honorary doctorate of engineering from Villanova University, where he gave the commencement speech to the Class of 2010. He and Villanova’s College of Engineering have an ongoing collaborative relationship to develop new safety concepts for the military.

Adam Savage was born in New York City in the summer of 1967. The child of a psychotherapist and a filmmaker/painter, raised north of the city in Sleepy Hollow, he showed an early penchant for science classes, art classes, the drama club, and elaborate school pranks - though not necessarily attended to in that order.

In the spring of 2002, his old boss Jamie Hyneman called Adam to ask if he'd like to participate in a demo reel for a TV pilot - a new show for the Discovery Channel called Mythbusters. The show aired in January of 2003 with Adam and Jamie as its hosts. It was picked up by Discovery three weeks later. Eight years later, it remains one of the network’s highest rated shows. Mythbusters' 160-and-counting episode hours have tackled over 750 myths and performed nearly 2,500 experiments. Adam and Jamie travel the country to corporate events, museums, and colleges, for groups as small as 20 and as large as 20,000, telling tales of experiments, explosions and hijinks.








TODD RUNDGREN - GLOBAL TOUR 2015
When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:30 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM)
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Todd Rundgren has been playing guitar since a teenager, going on to front The Nazz; the quintessential 60’s psychedelic pop group. Only to pursue his solo career catapulting him into the limelight and prompting media to dub him as ‘Rock’s New Wunderkind’. Todd Rundgren will perform live at Pikes Peak Center, April 14.

Tickets to see the experience of Todd Rundgren live, April 14 go on sale Friday, February 20 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.PikesPeakCenter.com, all TicketsWest locations by dialing 520-SHOW or by visiting the Pikes Peak Center or Broadmoor World Arena Box Offices.

We are proudly offering pre-event dinners in the elegance of the ANB Bank Room at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. Call our concierge at 719-477-2102 to make reservations.

As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer conceptualist, and interactive artist, Todd Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music. Among his myriad of hits are “Hello It's Me", "ISaw the Light", "Can We Still be Friends", "We Gotta Get You A Woman", "Open MyEyes", and "Bang the Drum" (the latter a mainstay on ESPN and in television commercials).

Rundgren's prolific producer's discography includes such classics as Skylarking by XTC, We're an American Band by Grand Funk Railroad, War Babies by Hall & Oates, Wave by Patti Smith, and Meat Loaf's auspicious debut Bat Out of Hell (the fifth bestselling album of all time with some 42 million sales). Sealing his reputation as rock's renaissance man, Rundgren composed all the music and lyrics for Joe Papp's 1989 Off- Broadway production of Joe Orton's “Up Against It” (the screenplay commissioned by The Beatles for what was meant to have been their third motion picture), as well as the score for “Dumb And Dumber” and a number of television series, including “Pee Wee's Playhouse” and “Crime Story”. He is also internationally acknowledged as the Godfather of the marriage of music and multimedia.

The 25th solo studio album of his career, "GLOBAL", scheduled for release on April 7 in North America and April 6 in the rest of the world, is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles - rock, soul and EDM - which continues the tradition of boundary-breaking works from this visionary genius. Todd’s preternatural gift of melding the bold and the accessible is the hallmark of GLOBAL’s finely crafted tracks. Todd will be embarking on what will eventually be a world tour in support of the release, beginning in the USA from April 10 - June 10, and continuing in the UK/Europe in September/October. The stage production will be unlike anything Rundgren has mounted in the past: the singer/guitarist will be joined on stage by just two female vocalists and a DJ/keyboardist, and while Todd is keeping the details under wraps, he is promising that the show will be a “video and lighting spectacle to behold”.








ARTBEAT PRESENTS IN THE MOOD MATINEE
When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM (Doors open 1:00 PM)
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April 15, 2pm & 7:30pm, Pikes Peak Center

Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and you'll soon be "In the Mood" to hear some great musicians "Sing, Sing, Sing." In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and all the big band greats of the '40s. Complete with period costumes and choreography, In the Mood pays homage to America's greatest generation, when people listened and boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms and danced intimate ballads. 19 on stage including six singer-dancers and some hot boogie woogie. Many of the musical arrangements were written by Vic Schoen, conductor and arranger for The Andrews Sisters, and Music Director for both Universal and Paramount Pictures. Experience the swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, brassy, sentimental and patriotic music of this pivotal time in America's history.








ARTBEAT PRESENTS IN THE MOOD EVENING
When: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 7:30 PM (Doors open 6:30 PM)
Ticket Info: Tickets on sale now! Purchase Tickets

April 15, 2pm & 7:30pm, Pikes Peak Center

Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and you'll soon be "In the Mood" to hear some great musicians "Sing, Sing, Sing." In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and all the big band greats of the '40s. Complete with period costumes and choreography, In the Mood pays homage to America's greatest generation, when people listened and boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms and danced intimate ballads. 19 on stage including six singer-dancers and some hot boogie woogie. Many of the musical arrangements were written by Vic Schoen, conductor and arranger for The Andrews Sisters, and Music Director for both Universal and Paramount Pictures. Experience the swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, brassy, sentimental and patriotic music of this pivotal time in America's history.








PHILHARMONIC "BRAHMS 1"
When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 8:00 PM (Doors open 7:00 PM)
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Brahms 1

Brahms 1

El Pomar Foundation Masterworks

April 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm
April 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts

Preconcert lectures begin one hour prior to performances

Josep Caballé-Domenech conductor
Johannes Moser cello

Tchaikovsky Andante cantabile from String Quartet No. 1
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Artwork: Agaric Flying Dutchman, Adrian Borda, 2009. adrianborda.com

Sponsored by:
Jim and Carol Montgomery

El Pomar Foundation









PHILHARMONIC "BRAHMS 1"
When: Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:30 PM (Doors open 1:30 PM)
Ticket Info: Tickets on sale now! Purchase Tickets

Brahms 1

Brahms 1

El Pomar Foundation Masterworks

April 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm
April 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts

Preconcert lectures begin one hour prior to performances

Josep Caballé-Domenech conductor
Johannes Moser cello

Tchaikovsky Andante cantabile from String Quartet No. 1
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Artwork: Agaric Flying Dutchman, Adrian Borda, 2009. adrianborda.com

Sponsored by:
Jim and Carol Montgomery

El Pomar Foundation








PHILHARMONIC "BARTÓK: THE MIRACULOUS MANDARIN"
When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00 PM (Doors open 7:00 PM)
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Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

Vanguard Performances

April 25, 2015 at 8:00 pm

A Chicago Symphony Beyond the Score™ presentation

Josep Caballé-Domenech conductor

Discover the drama and intrigue of Bartók’s fiendish tale when Josep Caballé-Domenech and the Philharmonic perform his pantomime, The Miraculous Mandarin. In this Beyond the Score™ program we survey the rich and fascinating complexity of Bartók’s composition. By examining the music itself we see why this work sparked controversy with early audiences.

Artwork: She Had Flowers in Her Hair, Adrian Borda, 2009. adrianborda.com

Sponsored by:
The Mining ExchangeBoeing









JOE BONAMASSA
When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 8:00 PM (Doors open 7:00 PM)
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This one-night-only engagement is in support of his brand new studio album Different Shades Of Blue (J&R Adventures), which is Bonamassa’s first solo studio album in two years and the first of his career to feature all original material. He wrote it in Nashville with Jonathan Cain (Journey), James House (Diamond Rio, Dwight Yoakam, Martina McBride), and Jerry Flowers (Keith Urban).

The result is a record with more of an experimental edge than previous Bonamassa records. It’s a blues record that explores the outer reaches and the many different sounds that shape the genre.

“It’s been a while since I’ve been involved in the writing on an entire album. So I decided I wanted to make a completely original blues album,” said Bonamassa. “I’ve really had to push myself to make everything I do better than the last project. I know the fans expect it. And I feel like I owe it to the fans to give them an original record after all these years.”

His hard work is being rewarded: MOJO gave Different Shades Of Blue a 4-star review and called it the guitarists’ “most cohesive and satisfying artistic statement yet.” Uncut echoed that statement declaring it the “best yet and then some from an artist whose vision continues to expand with every release.”

American Way called Different Shades Of Blue “a career high” and named Bonamassa “America’s biggest guitar hero since Stevie Ray Vaughan.” Wall Street Journal says, “Bonamassa takes charge on ‘Get Back My Tomorrow’… a hard-hitting tune that showcases Bonamassa’s voice and muscular guitar work.”