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Emens Auditorium at Ball State University

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1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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September 2015

Shadows of the 60’s

September 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Revering the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes, Shadows of the 60’s brings to life these songs that span decades. Meticulous attention to style is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. This night of musical memories highlights the hits of three of Motown’s most prominent artists. This true rendition concludes with a grand finale featuring the music of Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves, Junior Walker,…

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October 2015

Ball State Homecoming: Air Jam

October 1, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Ball State Homecoming's most popular event! Come watch various student organizations dance and compete in the annual lip-sync competition on Thursday, October 1, at 9pm in Emens Auditorium! The Homecoming King, Queen, and their courts will be crowned following the show! More information and purchase tickets.

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Celtic Woman: 10th Anniversary Tour

October 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Global music sensation Celtic Woman brings its 10th Anniversary World Tour to Emens Auditorium on Homecoming Weekend, October 2, 2015. This enchanting musical experience features Celtic Woman performing a treasure chest of traditional Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary pop songs, in the group’s distinctive signature style. The 10th Anniversary World Tour features four sublimely gifted Irish women - three angelic vocalists and a dazzling Celtic violinist - with a full band, plus the Aontas Choir, bagpipers, and Irish dancers all under the direction of Emmy®-nominated music…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd

October 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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New Covenant Productions proudly presents Rock & Roll Hall of Famers LYNYRD SKYNYRD live in concert on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at Emens Auditorium in Muncie, Indiana located at 1800 West Riverside Avenue. More information and purchase tickets.

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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

October 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Part of the Artist Series. Purchase tickets here.

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Bullets Over Broadway

October 19, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Hailed by Time Magazine as, “Musical Theatre Gold,” Bullets Over Broadway is the hilarious musical comedy about the making of a Broadway show. Written by Woody Allen, Bullets Over Broadway is the story of a young playwright who, in desperate need of financial backing for his next show, accepts an offer he can’t refuse from a mobster looking to please his showgirl girlfriend. Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters, and the songs that made the 20s roar, Bullets Over Broadway…

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Cirque Alfonse: Timber!

October 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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You can almost smell the fresh-cut pine logs and the sweat of lumberjacks as you watch them jiving to a traditional folk soundtrack. The young circus troupe hails from a small town called Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez and they have clearly drawn upon their country roots to find inspiration and energy for this unique creative project. Timber !, is clearly off the beaten track. The show’s creators designed unusual acrobatic apparatus inspired directly from the forestry resources available on their real-life family farm.…

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Leadership in a Digital Age

October 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Randi Zickerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, will speak as part of the BSU Excellence in Leadership series. She will share her personal story of success "Leadership in a Digital Age". Zuckerberg is the author of two books. Her New York Times best-seller "Dot Complicated" is a story about how technology has changed our lives. Her other book, "Dot," is a children's picture book. She also worked for Facebook from 2005-2011 where she ran the social media pioneer's marketing…

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Ball State Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 31, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 1:30 am
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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It’s an experience you will never forget — you can support live theatre, have fun on Halloween and you’ll never forget it. Doors open at 10pm, show starts at 11pm.

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November 2015

U.S. Navy Commodores

November 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for over 40 years. Formed in 1969, this 18-member group continues the jazz big band legacy with some of the finest musicians in the world. Led by Master Chief Musician Philip Burlin, the Commodores’ mission includes public concerts, national concert tours, ceremonial support in honoring our veterans, jazz education classes…

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Chris Young in Concert

November 13, 2015 @ 7:25 pm - 10:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Chris Young I'm Coming Over World Tour. Pre-sale ticket sales begin August 13th. Special guests: Eric Paslay and Clare Dunn. Click here for tickets information.

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The Magical Music of Disney

November 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The program incorporates symphonic arrangements from Disney's animated films including The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, and others. You are invited to enjoy a unique experience in which timeless animated images are synchronized with music to transport you to your favorite Disney musical moment.

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Flashdance: The Musical

November 19, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage! With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of…

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Accordion Virtuosi of Russia

November 20, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Accordion Virutosi of Russia was founded in 1943 during the Leningrad siege by Professor Pavel Smirnov. Within only six months, the ensemble was invited to record on the state radio. Since its inception, Accordion Virtuosi of Russia has been led by three generations of the Smirnov family: firstly by its founder Pavel Smirnov, and now by his sons Yuri and Vladimir, as well as his grandson Yaroslav. Throughout its history, Accordion Virtuosi of Russia has performed at some of the…

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December 2015

Fisher | Shafer HOLIDAY POPS “Joy!”

December 5, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Visit with Santa, try out instruments, enjoy refreshments and festive holiday melodies with the MSO and guests.

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Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer

December 10, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Rudolph and his friends are soaring off the screen and onto the stage this Holiday season in a spectacle-filled musical featuring all of your favorite characters and classic Johnny Marks songs.  From fleeing the Abominable Snow Monster™ to saving Christmas, join Rudolph® and his friends, Clarice™, Hermey the Elf™ and Yukon Cornelius™ as their adventures teach us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Information and tickets.

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MercyMe

December 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Chart-topping contemporary Christian rock band MERCYME - live in concert! The show will feature a hit-filled set boasting such fan-favorites such as "Greater", "Flawless," "I Can Only Imagine," "Welcome to the New" and many more along with a collection of holiday favorites. On October 9th MERCYME will release their new Christmas album, MercyMe It's Christmas! Tickets go on sale Friday, August 14 at 10am! For tickets call 800-745-3000 or online at ticketmaster.com MercyMe online.

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January 2016

First Person: Seeing America – Ensemble Galilei

January 28, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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First Person: Seeing America combines iconic photographs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - searing pictures of the Civil War and haunting portraits from the Great Depression - with the music of Ensemble Galilei and narration by NPR's Neal Conan and actress Lily Knight to create remarkable and powerful performance. Event details and ticket information.    

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February 2016

Saturday Night Fever

February 2, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The date is 1976 and in Brooklyn, New York, Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life – to become the disco king. When he meets Stephanie, who also dreams of a world beyond Brooklyn, and they decide to train together for a dance competition, their lives begin to change forever. This brand new production of Saturday Night Fever is packed with legendary hits from the Bee…

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A Eveing with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

February 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are announcing their first national tour in nearly two years playing a series of intimate shows at historic theatres kicking off in January 2016. Since the release of “Downtown,” just over a month ago, the song has shot to the top of the Billboard and radio charts and marks the duo’s 5th Top 10 hit. The song, which features Eric Nally and Hip Hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel, has been performed…

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Young People’s Concert

February 5, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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(School groups only) Part of the Outdoor Free Series by the Muncie Symphony Orchestra

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From Bach to Rock to Hip Hop

February 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Featuring PROJECT Trio Join a high-energy ensemble and the MSO on an interactive journey for the whole family to explore rhythm and music through the years. Travel through time with familiar pieces, such as the William Tell Overture, Brahms' Hungarian Dances, and some Beatbox Bach!

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Pat McAfee: The I-69

February 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Find Tickets Presale tickets go on sale on Thursday, January 14 at 10 a.m. online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone 800-745-3000. General public on sale is Friday, January 15 at 10 a.m. Call 765-285-1539 for more information.  The show won't be knock-knock jokes or corny jokes or one liners. "I'm not a joke teller. I'm not smart enough to tell those knock-knock jokes and those other jokes and stuff like that," he said. "All my material comes from life experiences. My journey to…

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Summer of Love Concert

February 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Summer of Love Concert is a concert experience that has audiences reliving the memories and celebrating the songs of the Woodstock generation–the music that changed the world. All arrangements are played live and note-for-note by the highest caliber of musicians, including a horn section, rhythm section, singers, string section, back-up vocalists, keyboardists, guitarists and more. More information and tickets.

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28th Anniversary Concert America’s Hometown Band

February 21, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Featuring Soloists *Philip Cooley on Piano performing Julie Giroux's "Cordoba" *George Wolfe on Saxophone performing a medley of Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess"

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March 2016

Art of Jazz Series: Jazz Ensembles with guest artist John Fedchock, trombone

March 5, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Designed to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents internationally renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. Guest trombonist John Fedchock's illustrious career in jazz has spanned over three decades.

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Moscow Festival Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

March 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Sleeping Beauty, a crowning jewel of Marius Petipa's career, is often considered the finest achievement of the Classical ballet. It is a grandiose and refined blending of the traditional mime, expressive pas d'action and spectacular divertissements in a lavish theatrical setting. Tchaikovsky was delighted with the invitation to write the music for a ballet based on Charles Perrault's well-known fairy tale. A baby princess, condemned at her christening by an evil fairy to prick her finger and die on…

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April 2016

Let It Be

April 1, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The music defined a generation, captured the hearts and ideals of millions, and now North Americans will be able to relive the memories as Annerin Productions proudly presents LET IT BE - A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles! Direct from London's West End and Broadway the international hit show will be coming to North America with limited engagements across the continent. Packed with over forty of The Beatles' songs, including:  Hard Day's Night, Day Tripper, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts…

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John Mellencamp

April 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Presale tickets go on sale on Thursday, January 28 at 10 a.m. online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone 800-745-3000. General public on sale is Friday, January 29 at 10 a.m. Call 765-285-1539 for more information. “A triumphant, career-spanning show (Hollywood Reporter)”, “superb performance…still full of fiery defiance (Boston Globe)” and “as a performer, he delivered on every level (Dallas Morning News)” are just a few of the vivid descriptions attributed to John Mellencamp’s 80-date Plain Spoken Tour of 2015. On the strength of…

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Ragtime: The Musical

April 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible. Ragtime returns to North America in a striking, all-new touring production. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold - set in turn-of-the-century New York - all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow. Their compelling stories are set to theatre's richest and most glorious Tony Award®-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens.…

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NIGHT at the OPERA!

April 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Elizabeth Truitt, Kathleen Maurer, Jon Truitt, and Craig Priebe BSU Choirs and Masterworks Chorale Select excerpts from: Strauss Die Fledermaus Puccini Madame Butterfly Bizet Carmen Rossini The Barber of Seville Mozart The Marriage of Figaro

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June 2016

Yamaha Young Performing Artist

June 27, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Music for All is proud to open its Summer Symposium Concert Series with the Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) in concert!  The YYPA program recognizes outstanding young musicians from the wold of classical, jazz and contemporary music.  Winners of the competition perform in concert at Summer Symposium, with guest Yamaha Performing Artists.

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Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers

June 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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In a career that spans seven solo albums and countless collaborations in the studio and live on stage, Mindi Abairhas made her mark on a broad stretch of the musical landscape that includes jazz, pop, rock, R&B, soul, funk and more. The powerhouse saxophonist/vocalist has made scores of friends along the way and earned the respect of top-shelf artists representing every one of the aforementioned genres.

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Time for Three

June 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The groundbreaking, category-shattering trio Time for Three (Tf3) transcends traditional classification, with elements of classical, country western, gypsy and jazz idioms forming a blend all its own.  The members - Nicolas (Nick) Kendall, violin; Nikki Chooi violin; and Ranaan Meyer, double bass - carry a passion for improvisation, composing and arranging, all prime elements of the ensemble's playing.

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July 2016

DCI Central Indiana

July 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Music for All Summer Symposium participants get to enjoy one of America's most exciting drum and bugle corps shows, up close and personal.  Friday evening starts with a camp-wide picnic before the show, a full camp group photo, then performances by eight drum and bugle corps, with a special performance by the camp marching band with Carolina Crown.

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September 2016

Michael Carbonaro . . . LIVE

September 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Tickets $34.50/$150 VIP (additional fees may apply) On Sale Friday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m.   (Palatine, IL) – Michael Carbonaro has performed over five hundred comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his hit TV series, The Carbonaro Effect, on truTV.  Now, Michael Carbonaro is taking his show on the road and, for a limited time, you can personally feel the effect of Carbonaro… Live! If you have ever wondered what it must feel like to be on…

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November 2016

Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration

November 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Bring the entire family and experience Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra this Saturday, November 12, at 4 p.m.  This performance takes place in Emens Auditorium on the campus of Ball State University. Youth single tickets, ages 4 – 18 yrs., are $5 and adult single tickets start at $25. Call the Emens Box Office at 285-1539. “This concert is for all ages! Disney is providing the projected animated shorts and the MSO will…

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December 2016

Fisher Shafer Holiday Pops Concert

December 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with The Muncie Symphony Orchestra! Pre-concert children's activities begin at 3pm. More information!

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Hometown Family Christmas

December 17, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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It’s a Holiday outing not to be missed, and it’s also a chance to support and show your appreciation for the very fine hometown musicians that make up the band and who enrich the Muncie community with many free concerts throughout the year. Tickets for this band date are $10 adult, $8 seniors, children free, available at Emens box office. Free parking at Emens and Sursa Parking structures nearby.

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January 2017

Once: The Musical

January 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Emens Auditorium on January 26, 2017. ONCE, which was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards, ran for more than 1,100 performances on Broadway with acclaimed international productions from London and Melbourne to Japan and South Korea. Features the Academy Award-winning…

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February 2017

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass: Brothers on the Battlefield

February 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Featuring The Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass "No one plays absolutely beautifully all the time...unless you're my cousin, Rodney Mack"— Wynton Marsalis A theatrically-staged production including a historically-informed narrative and a multi-media presentation in honor of the end of the 150th Anniversary of The American Civil War. 6 Virtuoso brass musicians (plus narrator and piano) perform a broad range of music from the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement. The concert is tied together through narration which includes dramatic…

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2017 YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERT

February 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This is FREE 50-60 minute CONCERT for area 4th and 5th grade students is for school groups only. Reservations are required.

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Beethoven Lives Upstairs and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1.

February 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The world famous production of Beethoven Lives Upstairs features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle. Through a touching correspondence dramatically underscored with the composer’s most beautiful excerpts, Christoph comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the beauty of his music, and the torment of his deafness. Everyone is welcome to join us for our Family Series season finale Saturday, February 11th in Emens Auditorium at 4:00 p.m. featuring Beethoven Lives Upstairs and Beethoven’s Symphony No.…

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America’s Hometown Band’s 29th Anniversary Concert

February 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Muncie area families are invited to get out and enjoy a FREE celebration concert of the band's 29th anniversary. This lively musical outing ranges from an energetic full-band arrangement of Scarborough Fair - to an amazing xylophone duet called Xylophonia featuring two local area High School Music Directors - to the timeless appeal of Gershwin tunes from the American opera Porgy & Bess. AND -starting at 3 pm, there are free refreshments in AC Rm.114 (first door on the right…

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The Illusionists: Live from Broadway

February 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth.  The Illusionists - Live from Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.  This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. The Illusionists - Live from Broadway is produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace…

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Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin

February 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical,  Get The Led Out  (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. When you hear…

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March 2017

STOMP

March 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show…

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Dimensions in Jazz Festival

March 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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High School jazz bands from around the region come to the Ball State University campus for a day of jazz band and combo competitions, as well as clinics. The daytime portion of the festival is free and open to the public.

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Sharon Shannon

March 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Sharon Shannon has music at her fingertips....literally! The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion 'cool' in her home country. Renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres, Hip-Hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap. Sharon has recorded and toured with a who's who of the Irish and Global Music Industry, including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine ,Steve Earle, The RTE…

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Taj Express: Bollywood Musical Revue

March 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this dazzling international sensation takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance, and…

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Beehive: The 60’s Musical Sensation

March 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Beehive the 60's Musical - The titles say it all: "Downtown," "To Sir With Love," "It's My Party," "Where the Boys Are," "Respect." It's "Beehive The 60's Musical," Audiences around the world are cheering this exciting and colorful salute to the women who made the music of the 1960s so special - Lesley Gore, Janis Joplin, The Shirelles, Aretha Franklin and so many more! With 40 beloved hits, the show takes you on a journey through song, documenting the dramatic…

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April 2017

University Singers 53rd Annual Spectacular

April 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Celebrate 53 fabulous years with the Ball State University Singers, Indiana's Official Goodwill Ambassadors! Since 1964 the University Singers have been recognized as one of America’s top collegiate entertainment organizations. The ensemble is under the direction of Alan Alder. Reserved Seat Ticket Price is $15; Students with ID/Faculty/Seniors $10; Group Rate is $8 (Please note, all seats are Reserved and not General Admission). Tickets go on sale August 15, 2016 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office. For ticket information contact:…

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University Singers 53rd Annual Spectacular

April 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Celebrate 53 fabulous years with the Ball State University Singers, Indiana's Official Goodwill Ambassadors! Since 1964 the University Singers have been recognized as one of America’s top collegiate entertainment organizations. The ensemble is under the direction of Alan Alder. Reserved Seat Ticket Price is $15; Students with ID/Faculty/Seniors $10; Group Rate is $8 (Please note, all seats are Reserved and not General Admission). Tickets go on sale August 15, 2016 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office. For ticket information contact:…

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Jesse McCartney in Concert

April 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Jesse McCartney (April 9, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter and actor who began his career performing in local community theatre at age seven. As a child, Jesse launched his career on Broadway appearing in the musicals The King and I and A Christmas Carol. From the ages of 11 to 13, McCartney simultaneously acted on ABC's All My Children and recorded with the group Dream Street, whose debut album went gold. Continuing with his career in music, McCartney released…

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Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk

April 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the inventive Cirque Mechanics comes Pedal Punk, a Steampunk inspired acrobatic whirlwind where cycling is the escape from technology obsessed society.  In Pedal Punk we experience the excitement, artistry and thrill that occurs when a zany bike shop mechanic interacts with cyclists and bikes and repairs more than broken pieces.  He creates wondrous machines that come to live and inspires the cyclist in all of us to unite with our inner Pedal Punk. Creative Director Chris Lashua spent most…

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May 2017

GuGu Drum Group of Shanghai

May 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This award winning and top rated drum group from Shanghai offers a theatrical drum drama depicting historical and culturally significant drum compositions that present profound insight into unity, human evolution, awareness, wisdom, social commitment, and communication through percussive movements. Director Yang Xiaodong and his authentic ancient drum movements as well as the actual ancient drums themselves represent a powerful lineage of drum movements dating back to the times of the Emperors of Chinese Dynasties with a contemporary approach to a…

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Mamma Mia!

May 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother’s past back…

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June 2017

Yamaha Young Performing Artists

June 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Many things set the Music for All Summer Symposium apart and one of those is the nightly concert series. Each evening features artists and groups presenting a variety of musical performance genres. Music for All is proud to open its Summer Symposium Concert Series with the Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) in concert! The YYPA program recognizes outstanding young musicians from the world of classical, jazz, and contemporary music. Winners of the competition perform in concert at the Summer Symposium,…

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Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

June 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Many things set the Music for All Summer Symposium apart and one of those is the nightly concert series. Each evening features artists and groups presenting a variety of musical performance genres. The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass (RMPBB) is composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences. The RMPBB is a family-owned and operated business that had its beginnings on the streets of New…

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U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors

June 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Jazz Ambassadors—America’s Big Band is the official touring big band of the United States Army. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form: jazz. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are designed to entertain all types of audiences. Custom compositions and arrangements highlight the group’s creative talent and gifted soloists. Their diverse repertoire includes big band, swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic…

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Black Violin

June 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Black Violin is the blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music. Live, they are accompanied by their incredible band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJ SPS and a drummer. Named one of the hottest bands at SXSW in 2013, Black Violin was invited to perform at Bonnaroo and returned to SXSW this year to SRO crowds. “Black Violin works hard, but makes it all look like play… Sometimes they play with the intense seriousness of orchestral soloists; at others…

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August 2017

Boosie Concert

August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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September 2017

Recycled Precussion: HIJINX!

September 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Recycled Percussion

Recycled Percussion has been an unstoppable international phenomenon since 1995 performing more than 4500 shows in 15 countries. Finalists on America’s Got Talent, they have had appearances on Carson Daly, The Today Show, China’s Got Talent, and the Latin Grammy’s. This is not just another drumming show, it is a fully produced, non-stop event that has been voted National Act of the Year a record breaking six times. With their own headline show in Las Vegas since 2010, they are…

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Diversity Research Symposium: Creating Brave Spaces for Inclusion, Equity and Justice

September 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Feminist, writer and activist Angela Davis will speak at the ninth annual Diversity Research Symposium: Creating Brave Spaces for Inclusion, Equity and Justice at 7 p.m. on Sept. 22 in John R. Emens Auditorium. Davis’ talk will kick off the relaunch of the African American studies minor program at Ball State and will open conversation about “Institutional Racism in the Penal & Criminal Justice System.” In addition to her activist background, Davis is a distinguished professor in the Departments of…

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Hotel California

September 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Hotel California

When The Eagles stopped to catch their breath a few decades ago, having sold over 100 million records, collected six Grammy’s, and enjoyed six #1 albums, Hotel California began a pioneering journey through their history-making music that has taken them around the globe and thrilled hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans. It’s been a journey they could never have imagined back in 1986, but their dedication, unique musical gifts, and an obsessive commitment to doing this legendary music true justice…

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October 2017

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

October 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Simon and Garfunkel Story

Touring for the first time ever in North America, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is a critically acclaimed concert style theatrical experience about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Using state of the art video projection, incredible lighting, and a full live band ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is a moving and powerful concert featuring all the hits such as “Mrs. Robinson”, “Bridge Over Troubled…

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ARTRAGEOUS! THE INTERACTIVE ART AND MUSIC EXPERIENCE

October 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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A long time ago (1980’s) in a land far away (Vancouver, Canada) a troupe of misfits decided they wanted to see the world. Together they started the “All and Everything Theater”, a non-profit Children’s Theater focusing on Children’s Entertainment, Street Theater and Life-sized Bunraku Puppetry. In the late 80’s on Christmas Day, their theater building (which they built from the ground up), with all their props and puppets, burnt to the ground. Instead of packing it in, they created a…

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KINKY BOOTS: BROADWAY’S HUGE-HEARTED HIT!

October 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Kinky Boots is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony®winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the…

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November 2017

TRAVIS WALL’S SHAPING SOUND: AFTER THE CURTAIN

November 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Under the Artistic Direction of Emmy Award Winner, TRAVIS WALL, and co-created with NICK LAZZARINI, TEDDY FORANCE and KYLE ROBINSON, SHAPING SOUND is an electrifying mash-up of dance styles and musical genres brought fully to life on stage by a dynamic company of contemporary dancers. In After the Curtain, these visual musicians continue to dazzle audiences as they tell the story of a man fighting to find his creative voice after the death of his one true love. Heart-wrenching, breath-taking…

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1964 THE BEATLES TRIBUTE

November 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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"1964"  focuses on the quintessential moment in history, when The Beatles actually played before a LIVE audience. The Beatles toured the world in the early 1960's, but now only a  precious few remain who actually saw them LIVE. Who actually felt the "mania" that brought them to world acclaim. Today, all that remains are a few scant memories and some captured images in pictures and on poor quality film and video. "1964" meticulously re-creates the "MAGIC" of those LIVE Beatles'…

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David Crowder

November 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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3X Grammy nominee, Crowder has been embraced for his lyrically powerful, musically elaborate, and unpredictable songs. Crowder’s first solo album, Neon Steeple, debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200, was named iTunes 2014 Christian Album of the Year, garnered multiple radio hits, two Grammy nominations, a Grand Ole Opry debut, a Dove Award and numerous K-LOVE Fan Award Nominations. American Prodigal, the awaited Grammy nominated follow-up album, landed at No. 1 on the Christian & Gospel Album Chart, No. 3…

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Justin Moore: Hell On A Highway

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Justin Moore

An Arkansas native, Justin Moore spent three yeas putting together his fourth studio album, 'Kinda Don't Care.' The project is full of new music and earned the singer his third consecutive No. 1 album debut. With 16 tracks on the delux version, 'Kinda Don't Care' provides a stellar set list for Moore's live shows which also feature No. 1 hits like 'Point At You' and 'Lettin' The Night Roll.' Tickets go on sale Friday, October 6 at 10 a.m. Questions? Call…

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ELF: THE MUSICAL

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern…

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Community Arts Expo

November 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Experiencing creative expression enriches our lives and community by empowering each to share their voice and enabling us to experience the voice of others. Come see all our hometown has to offer in the fine/performing arts and creative expression at the newly renovated John R. Emens College-Community Auditorium public open house. Light refreshments and live music provided by Emens Auditorium and the Ball State School of Music. Complimentary shuttle service will be available from Muncie's Northside Middle School east parking…

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JANET’S PLANET

November 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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BLAST OFF with JANET'S PLANET! Explore the wonders of the solar system by traveling at the "speed of thought" in this interactive performance that takes families and young audiences on a virtual tour across the universe. Based on the educational television show that airs on 144 public television stations nationwide, Janet's Planet fans are in for a real treat as they see the galaxy from Janet's futuristic Mission Control.  The live show engages and challenges young minds while inspiring STEAM…

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December 2017

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

December 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From its formation in 2003, Ernie Haase has built Signature Sound into one of the most popular and beloved quartets in all of Southern Gospel music. The group has traveled all over the world, offering energy, excitement and encouragement through its powerful brand of gospel music. EHSS continues to gain fans all around the globe with its unique performances and unmistakable four-part harmonies. EHSS is one of the most celebrated quartets in Southern Gospel History mentioned with the same "trailblazing"…

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January 2018

AMAZING GRACE: A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

January 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Amazing Grace is a new original musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a future as uncertain as the turning tide. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps…

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February 2018

ANNIE MOSES BAND

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Warner Classics artist, the Annie Moses Band, has been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the US and around the world. A captivating blend of folk and classical, the Annie Moses Band is a talented ensemble of songwriters, singers, musicians, and siblings combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship. The Band's innovative sound has delighted audiences in record breaking numbers of airings on PBS and on stages as diverse as Carnegie Hall…

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Travis Tritt

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt. Experience this rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum artist in an intimate solo-acoustic setting where his powerful voice and his guitar are the subject of the spotlight. An up-close and personal event punctuated by personal stories and anecdotes about his life and musical influences. Performing some of his biggest hits, including “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive” and “Best of Intentions;” the Grand Ole Opry member…

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Astronaut, Wendy Lawrence

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Wendy Lawrence (Captain, US Navy, Retired) is an engineer, pilot (helicopter), and a former NASA Astronaut. She flew on four space shuttle missions: STS-67, STS-86, STS-91 and STS-114. After graduation from the US Naval Academy with a Masters of Science degree in Ocean Engineering, Lawrence became a Naval Aviator and logged more than 1,500 hours of flight time in six different types of helicopters while making more than 800 shipboard landings. Lawrence also earned a Master’s of Science Degree in…

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RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own…

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March 2018

Rhythm of the Dance

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, the show is a thousand year old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show. Rhythm of the…

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Moscow Festival Ballet

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Radchenko sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet. Leading dancers from across the Russia have forged under Radchenko’s direction an exciting new company staging new productions of timeless classics such as Giselle, Don Quixote,…

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April 2018

An Evening with Andre Bomanis

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Mr. Bormanis is a writer, science consultant, and producer for Star Trek, The Orville, Mars and Cosmos. The lecture is free and open to the public, with no tickets required. The presentation will be live-streamed for those unable to attend in-person. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to ask Mr. Bormanis questions during a Q&A following the event. The presentation will be appropriate for all ages. Attend virtually: For those unable to attend in-person, we will be live-streaming the…

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THE MODERN GENTLEMEN

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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An all-star vocal group originally brought together by the legendary Frankie Valli!  With the stylings of classic vocal groups like The Four Freshmen and The Hi-Lo’s, they blend today's sound of a Michael Bublé times four to create the ultimate vocal experience for all ages! Individually, The Modern Gentlemen were all successful, in-demand singers prior to joining The Four Seasons.  For over 14 years now (long before JERSEY BOYS became a worldwide sensation), they’ve been "the real guys" wowing audiences…

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STUNT DOG EXPERIENCE (2:00PM) & (7:00PM)

April 14
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Chris Perondi is the Stunt Dog Guy and his famous stunt dogs are out of this world! Director Chris Perondi has been entertaining audiences of all sizes since 1999. He has produced over 9,000 shows in his career. Over 4,500 have been stage shows for performing arts theaters and for major theme parks such as: Silver Dollar City in Branson-MO, Dollywood in Pigeon Forge-TN, Stone Mountain Georgia, Worlds of Fun in Kansas City-MO, Valleyfair Theme Park, Long Island Wildlife Park,…

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Roots & Boots Tour Featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron TIppin, Collin Raye

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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3 voices that defined 90’s country – touring together on stage for an acoustic evening of stories and songs! Combined over 40 Top 10 radio smash hits and 25 million albums sold! Featuring songs such as "Love me," "Kiss This," and "She Don't Know She's Beautiful." For more information call the Emens box office at 765-285-1539. Join the conversation! Follow and tag @EmensAuditorium on social media!

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PETER PAN: A 3-D STAGE SPECTACULAR

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Never Never Land has never been so real! Jaw-dropping acts with actors, singers, dancers, and acrobats to tell the story of the boy who never grew up. Based on the story by James M. Barrie, and brought to you by creator Hanoch Rosen. 30 performers—including actors from the London stage, dancers, singers and former Cirque du Soleil acrobats Special effects: Holograms, video-mapping, huge L.E.D. screens Breathtaking flying sequences combined with video rides on a huge panoramic screen The audience will…

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Muncie Symphony Orchestra Season Finale

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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(Pre-Concert Talk at 6:30 pm) Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54             Robert Schumann I. Allegro affettuoso Phillip Shou, piano 2017 MSO Young Artist Competition Gold Medalist INTERMISSION Symphony No. 1 in D Major (Titan)              Gustav Mahler I. Langsam, schleppend, Immer sher germachlich II. Kraftig bewegt, doch micht zu schnelll, Recht gemachlich, Trio III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen, Sehr einfach und schlicht wie ein, Wieder etwas bwegter, wie im Anfang IV. Sturmisch ewegt – Energisch Order…

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The First 30 Years: Our Parade of Stars

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Enjoy the music of America's Hometown Band inside Emens Auditorium. Admission and parking is free.

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