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Miami Regionals Artist Series welcomes Esperanza Spalding and Arlo Guthrie


Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding
Grammy-winning jazz bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding and her Radio Music Society Touring Ensemble will perform 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in Miami Middletown’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Spalding possesses uncanny instrumental talent and a multi-lingual voice that showcases a natural beauty that borders on the hypnotic.

At the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies, Spalding performed at Oslo City Hall in honor of 2009 Laureate President Barack Obama and again at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert. She was personally selected by Obama, as per the tradition of one laureate-invited-artist to perform. In 2011, Spalding received one of the music industry’s most prestigious prizes, the Grammy for Best New Artist. All seats for this performance are $35.

Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie
American Folk singer Arlo Guthrie will perform Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 pm in Miami Middletown’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Like his late father, Woody Guthrie, Arlo is known for singing songs of protest against social injustice. One of Guthrie's better-known works is "Alice's Restaurant Massacree." Join Arlo as he pays a special tribute to his father's 100th birthday celebration. All seats for this performance are $35.

Tickets are available onlilne or by calling (513) 529-3200. A service fee applies to online orders. Tickets may be purchased in person from the cashier’s office in Johnston Hall at Miami Middletown.


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