Saturday, October 20th, 2018

New shows booked at Honeywell; tickets on sale

Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018

The Honeywell Center has booked four new shows that cover nearly every genre of the entertainment spectrum. Leading off in July will be the classic rock band Kansas, followed in September by the ’80s heavy metal band Dokken, with their special guest Jack Russell’s Great White.

Appearing in October will be a first-time performance by the celebrated Country artist, LeAnn Rimes. Finishing the lineup in November will be a return performance of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Ballet. Tickets for all four shows go on sale Friday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Kansas, a rock favorite from the ’70s, will appear on the Honeywell Center Ford Theater stage on Sunday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. The band will perform a set of their radio classics including “Dust in the Wind” and “Carry-On Wayward Son.” With more Top100 hits in the set than ever before, Kansas fans will also hear some classic B-Sides, fan favorites, and material off the band’s latest studio album, The Prelude Implicit. Tickets to see Kansas in concert are $100, $65 and $45.

Dokken will be rocking the Ford Theater stage on Saturday, September, 8, at 7:30 p.m. Dokken made the heavy metal scene in Los Angeles in the early 1980s. Their album “Breaking the Chains” set the stage for the band to becoming the most dominant creative and commercial force in the world of melodic hard rock for the following years. Such classic albums as “Tooth and Nail,” “Under Lock and Key” and “Back for the Attack” all became multi-platinum selling smashes and the live “Beast from the East” went gold in Europe and Japan. Songs like “Alone Again,” “Just Got Lucky,” “Into the Fire,” “In My Dreams,” “Unchain the Night,” “Dream Warriors,” “Burning like a Flame” and “Heaven Sent” still nowadays regarded among the genres finest.

Dokken has shared the stage with AC/DC, Metallica, Aerosmith, Judas Priest, Van Halen, Kiss, Scorpions, as well as Bon Jovi, just to name a few. Their concert at the Honeywell Center will include special guest, Jack Russell’s Great White, a band that is also known for its rock and heavy metal music. Corporate Sponsorship is provided Rick’s Auto Repair & 24-Hour Towing. Tickets for the Dokken concert are $100, $39 and $29.

Multi-platinum and award-winning songwriter LeAnn Rimes will appear for the first time on the Ford Theater stage on October 12, at 7:30 p.m. Rimes is an internationally multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. She recently inked a worldwide deal with RCA UK who released her 16th studio album, Remnants on February 3, 2017. The album debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Independent Album Chart and peaked at #3 on iTunes overall charts in its first week. The first single released in the U.S. was “Long Live Love”, which has peaked at # 1 on Billboard’s Dance Chart and held the #1 spot for multiple weeks. Tickets are $75, $45 and $35.

Appearing once again at the Honeywell Center will be Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker on Saturday, November 3, at 3 p.m. In 1993, Moscow Ballet toured the Great Russian Nutcracker to Washington DC, Baltimore, Syracuse, Orlando, Ft Lauderdale, New Haven, Reading and Charleston West Virginia for the first time to critical acclaim. Tickets are $80 (gold package), $60, $48 and $30.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.honeywellcenter.org or by calling the Honeywell Foundation Box Office at (260) 563-1102.