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The Brian Setzer Orchestra brings 12th annual 'Christmas Rocks!' tour to UB


Wed, Oct 21st 2015 01:10 pm

The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra 12th annual "Christmas Rocks!" tour at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

Three-time Grammy Award-winner Brian Setzer fronts the Brian Setzer Orchestra. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Setzer has smash hits as founder/leader of The Stray Cats, his 18-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra and as a solo artist. His November concert will include Setzer's legendary guitar magic on hits such as "Rock This Town," "(She's) Sexy +17," "Stray Cat Strut," and more, as well as his re-imagined and acclaimed Holiday classics.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra released "Rockin' Rudolph," their first studio Christmas album in 10 years, on Oct. 16. The 12-track "Rockin' Rudolph" includes highlights such as "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," "Yabba-Dabba Yuletide" and "Rockabilly Rudolph," among other notable Christmas classic tunes, with Setzer's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings matched with the orchestra's rocking 18-piece big-band horn arrangements.

Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts box office (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays) and online at tickets.com. To charge tickets, call 1-888-223-6000. For more information, call 716-645-2787 or visit www.ubcfa.org or www.briansetzer.com.

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