State Theatre Announces Three New Shows

NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre has added three performances to the 2013-14 line-up. The added performances include Fountains of Wayne, Soul Asylum, and Evan Dando of the Lemonheads on Tuesday, Oct. 1; Tango Fire on Tuesday, Oct. 22; and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Tickets for all three shows go on sale to the general public on Friday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m.

Fountains of Wayne, Soul Asylum, and Evan Dando of the Lemonheads
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Three 90s acts all in one concert, performing hits like “Stacy’s Mom,” “Radiation Vibe,” “Sink to the Bottom,” “Runaway Train,” “Somebody to Shove,” “Black Gold,” “Into Your Arms,” “If I Could Talk I’d Tell You,” “Mrs. Robinson,” and more!
Tickets: $25-45

Tango Fire
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Direct from South America, the sensational Tango Fire company of Buenos Aires presents their new show Flames of Desire featuring 10 torrid dancers, one of Argentina’s finest young singers, and a quartet of brilliant musicians. Flames of Desire takes you on a seductive journey through the history of Tango—the world’s most alluring and exciting dance form. Tracing the roots of Tango, from its origins in the dance halls of Buenos Aires, to its rising popularity on the contemporary entertainment scene, the Tango Fire company of Buenos Aires has become a true worldwide phenomenon.
Tickets: $25-45

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2013, Ladysmith Black Mambazo—led by founder and leader Joseph Shabalala—has a musical style that combines the joyous and uplifting rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of Christian gospel music. In the mid-1980s, Paul Simon visited South Africa and incorporated Black Mambazo’s rich tenor/alto/bass harmonies into his Graceland album—a landmark 1986 recording that was considered seminal in introducing world music to mainstream audiences. A year later, Simon produced Black Mambazo’s first U.S. release, Shaka Zulu, which won a Grammy® Award in 1988. Since then, the group has been awarded two more Grammy® Awards and has been nominated a total of 15 times including a nomination for their most recent CD release, Songs From A Zulu Farm.
Tickets: $25-40

For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.

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