"Music in the 'Burbs" 2012-2013 Lineup Announced

LYRIC ARTS ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR 2012-2013 “MUSIC IN THE ‘BURBS” CONCERT SERIES ANOKA, Minn—Lyric Arts Company of Anoka is thrilled to announce its lineup for their upcoming 2012-2013 “Music in the ‘Burbs” Concert Series. This season includes live performances by:

Rocket Club– September 29, 2012 Bob Wootton and Six Mile Grove–November 1, 2012 Keri Nobel Holiday Show–December 21, 2012 Martin Zellar–January 16, 2013 The New Standards–February 2, 2013 The Belfast Cowboys–March 3, 2013 G.B. Leighton and Tim Mahoney–April 11, 2013 Alison Scott–May 16, 2013 Rogue Valley–June 6, 2013

The lineup for this season’s concert series is packed with talent! Audiences have the chance to enjoy the smash hit country sounds of Rocket Club, pop rock melodies of artists G.B. Leighton and Tim Mahoney, as well as Minnesota alternative country legend, Martin Zellar. Bands new to the Lyric Arts stage this summer include indie-folk band Rogue Valley, the home-grown country rock sounds of Six Mile Grove, and the lead guitarist for Johnny Cash—Bob Wootton.

The entertainment continues with The New Standards, a modern jazz trio, as well as The Belfast Cowboys, a “first class” Van Morison tribute band. Alison Scott’s soulful and earthy melodies will enchant audiences, and those looking for holiday festivities can catch adult contemporary singer, Keri Nobel, at her piano for a special performance just in time for Christmas!

Lyric Arts’ “Music in the Burbs” Concert Series is designed to bring high-quality live acoustic performances in an up-close and personal setting. Season Subscriber’s have the opportunity to buy tickets starting June 20, 2012. All regular single tickets for the 2012-2013 series go on sale August 1, 2012 and can be purchased by calling the Lyric Arts box office at 763-422-1838, or skip the line and purchase them through the Lyric Arts website—www.lyricarts.org.

Lyric Arts (420 East Main Street, Anoka, Minnesota) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that presents theater for the community, by the community. As the only full time year-round theater in the northern suburbs, Lyric Arts provides access to theater for hundreds of volunteers, artists, and tens of thousands of audience members annually. Lyric Arts’ season includes 10 to 12 theatrical productions, acoustic concerts, theater workshops, weekday matinees for school children, touring performances, and educational outreach programs. Lyric Arts Company of Anoka does this with the support of donors throughout the area whose generous donations comprise 40 percent of the organization’s annual budget.