Benaroya Hall’s Spring Lineup Announced

Benaroya Hall, Seattle’s premier performance hall venue, recently announced their Live @ Benaroya Hall’s Spring lineup!

Alumni musicians from David Bowie’s bands, Earl Slick and Mike Garson, will join together on stage to kick off kick off the spring season. The Chieftains take the stage a few days later and three more concerts are planned for March. Additional concerts and lectures throughout 2019 are being planned and will be announced in the coming months.

A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour
Friday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $43-$93 (VIP Tickets: $175-$225)
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
Join key alumni musicians of David Bowie’s bands from across the decades, anchored by his longest standing member Mike Garson along with other amazing Bowie band alumni, for an unforgettable and critically acclaimed evening. A BOWIE CELEBRATION: The David Bowie Alumni Tour features iconic Bowie songs with world-class vocalists and an ever-rotating mix of hits and deep cuts. PLUS! A limited number of VIP ticket packages are available.

(Photo Credit: David Bowie Alumni Tour)

The Chieftains
Tuesday, February 19, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $40-$85
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
For more than five decades, The Chieftains have been recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and international scale. This Grammy Award-winning group is one of the best known Irish bands in the world with a sound that transcends boundaries, blending tradition with modern music. The Chieftains have collaborated with everyone from Pavarotti and Van Morrison to Madonna and the Rolling Stones. They are never afraid to shock purists and push genre boundaries, and the trappings of fame haven’t altered their love of, and loyalty to, their roots.

(Photo Credit: The Chieftains)

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester: Dream A Little Dream
Mon, March 11, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $35-$70
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
Dream a little dream with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester from Berlin! There is something wonderfully transcendent about their performances that embodies the high style and musical glory of the ’20s and ’30s. The extraordinary music, the band’s wit and charm, all this makes it easy to dream a little dream or to dance cheek to cheek with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester. Come along on a sensational journey through the music of the Roaring Twenties.

(Photo Credit: Max Raabe)

An Evening with Burt Bacharach
Fri, Mar 15, 8 p.m.
Tickets $45−$100
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
Burt Bacharach helped define the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Now the three-time Academy Award winner and eight-time Grammy Award winner will be performing some of his greatest and most notable hits, including “Alfie,” “Any Day Now,” “Anyone Who Had A Heart,” “Close To You,” “I Say A Little Prayer,” “On My Own,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head,” “That’s What Friends Are For,” “The Look of Love,” and “Walk on By.”

(Photo Credit: Burt Bacharach)

Makana: The Sunset Tour
Fri, March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $30−$40
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
Hailing from the isle of Oahu, Makana is an internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii’s cultural ambassadors to the world. Now, he is hitting the Benaroya Hall stage for a one-night-only musical masterpiece. Virtuosic and versatile, Makana’s music defies description. He uses over one hundred tunings to fashion a massive, resonant, symphonic sound without use of loop pedals or gimmicks. An exhilarating ride through the breadth of slack key, folk, rock, bluegrass, ethnic and jazz, infused with the spirit of Hawaii. Don’t miss this amazing “slack-rock” performance.

(Photo Credit: Makana)

Visit benaroyahall.org or call (206) 215-4747 for tickets and information. The Benaroya Hall Ticket Office is on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street. Ticket Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1 p.m.–6 p.m.

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