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Tickets on sale for B.B. King, upcoming Miller shows

Sept. 10, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Tickets are on sale now for four upcoming performances at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium including American Indian Dance Theatre, Take 6, NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Live Tour and King of the Blues B.B. King.

Tickets for all shows are available by calling (269) 387-2300 or toll free (800) 228-9858, online at millerauditorium.com, or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or the Epic Center Box Office in downtown Kalamazoo. Groups of 20 or more should call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts.

American Indian Dance Theatre--7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6--The American Indian Dance Theatre will share their history and heritage through an evening of dance. The troupe pays tribute to the Native American culture, customs and values with a blend of traditional and modern movement and music. Tickets for American Indian Dance Theatre at Miller Auditorium range from $10 to $35.

Take 6--8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9--Ten-time Grammy Award-winning Take 6 will come to campus for one performance only. This soulful group is the most-nominated gospel, jazz, pop or R&B artists in Grammy history, with 18 nominations. Kalamazoo's own Northside Association for Educational Advancement GospelFest Choir will open the performance. Tickets for Take 6 at Miller Auditorium range from $10 to $35.

Last Comic Standing Live Tour--8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10--Enjoy an evening of stand-up comedy with the top-five finalists from NBC's Last Comic Standing, as the first official tour stops at WMU. Tickets for Last Comic Standing Live at Miller Auditorium range from $15 to $35.

B.B. King--8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24--Blues legend Riley "B.B." King will return to Miller Auditorium with his famous Kalamazoo Gibson guitar, "Lucille." With 60 career years and 50 albums to his credit, B.B. King is said to have developed one of the world's most identifiable guitar styles, becoming a model for thousands of musicians including Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Jeff Beck.

B.B. King has been honored with numerous awards including the 1987 Grammy for Lifetime Achievement; the National Award of Distinction from the University of Mississippi; and honorary doctorates from Yale University, Brown University, Berklee College of Music, Rhodes College of Memphis, Mississippi Valley State University and Tougaloo College. He also was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tickets for B.B. King at Miller Auditorium range from $38.50 to $62.25.

Media contact: Tracey Lawie (269) 387-2309, tracey.lawie@wmich.edu

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