Tickets for the first show of the Door Community Auditorium’s 2011 Summer Mainstage season are currently on sale. Sponsored by Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K, Mason Jennings, with special guest Elephant Revival, will be appearing at the Door Community Auditorium on Saturday, May 7 at 7 pm.
Raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jennings is an American pop/folk singer/songwriter. He began playing guitar and writing songs at age 13 and eventually moved to Minneapolis to pursue his music career. Jennings is known for his simple yet memorable melodies, deep lyrics, literary and historical subject matter, and unique voice. He has eight CDs to his credit, has toured the U.S. extensively, and his music has also appeared in film.
Neo-acoustic quintet Elephant Revival plays a unique blend of music from a rising new musical genre called Transcendental Folk. In one concert, the band is capable of performing Scottish/Celtic fiddle tunes, original folk pieces, traditional ballads, indie rock and reggae grooves as well as ‘40s and ‘50s jazz standards. Hailing from Nederland, Colorado, Elephant Revival has performed with the likes of Bela Fleck, John Paul Jones and George Clinton.
The Door Community Auditorium is located at 3926 State Highway 42 in Fish Creek. Tickets are $22 – $35. For more information and/or to reserve tickets, call 920.868.2728, visit http://www.dcauditorium.org, or stop by the box office.
The Door Community Auditorium will announce the full lineup for the 2011 Summer Mainstage season by April 29.