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Artist Series—Hawkeye Celebrates the Arts!

m-pact—Pop/Jazz Acapella Group

Hailed as “one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world” by the San Francisco Chronicle, m-pact is respected worldwide as a cutting-edge trailblazer, emerging from an age of auto-tune and overproduction. They have cultivated a new generation of ears hungry for the fresh, raw power of nature’s “first instrument”—the human voice. Their eclectic selections have won them honors, including Vocal Group of the Year from the Los Angles Music Awards and Artist of the Year from the Seattle Music Awards.

Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:30pm // $8 Adult, $6 Under 18
7:00PM // $12 Adult, $9 Under 18

Country Roads: A Tribute to John Denver—Folk/Western Music

A tribute show to one of America’s most-loved performers, Country Roads draws on frontman Dennis Curley’s love of John Denver. Backed by a fantastic six-piece band, Curley’s renditions of Take Me Home, Country Roads; Rocky Mountain High; Leaving on a Jet Plane; and Thank God I’m a Country Boy are sure to bring a smile to audiences of all ages. Curley includes personal recollections of growing up with John Denver’s music that will touch your heart and tickle your funny bone, and he invites the audience to share their personal stories as well.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
7:00pm // $12 Adult, $9 Under 18

That'll Be The Day: The Music of Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, & Gene Pitney—Rock & Roll Music

Filled with stories, humor, masterful musicianship, and impressive vocals, the show will take you on an emotional, energetic, and nostalgic journey you won’t forget. The talented Wayne Luchau, Colleen Raye, Debbie O’Keefe, and The Echoes Rock and Roll Band will perform the dynamic music of Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, and Gene Pitney. Hear favorites, including Pretty Woman, You Got It, Town Without Pity, 24 Hours From Tulsa, That’ll Be The Day, When Will I Be Loved, and more.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 // 1:30pm
$8 Adult, $6 Under 18

Thursday, March 8, 2018 // 7:00pm
$12 Adult, $9 Under 18

The New American Songbook—Pop/Jazz Music

Take an extraordinary ride through music’s past and present with the songs that have impacted and influenced us all. James Tormé and his All-Star Trio explore a century of American music history, from Duke Ellington’s up-tempo classic Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) and Thelonious Monk’s Round Midnight to Stevie Wonder’s unforgettable Superstition and the body-swaying Rock With You, made famous by Michael Jackson. Tormé reminds us that, while time has moved on, a great song is still a great song—no matter when it was written.

Thursday, April 5, 2018
7:00pm // $12 Adult, $9 Under 18

 Ticket Orders

Ticket order forms will be available Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

Ticket orders will start to be processed July 14, 2017.

Due to high demand for tickets, ticket orders will be accepted by mail only. Walk-ins and phone calls will not be accepted. A lottery system may be used to allocate tickets to allow all patrons the same opportunity to purchase tickets.

Mail completed ticket order and payment to:

Hawkeye Community College
Artist Series
P.O. Box 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704-8015

For questions or more information about the Artist Series, please call 319-296-4464.

 Artists Series Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • PDCM Insurance

Gold Sponsors

  • Friendship Village Retirement Center
  • Hawkeye Bookstore
  • Western Home Communities
  • Woolverton Printing Company

 Become a Friend of the Arts

Donors make it possible to continue to bring great, quality art performances to our area. Your donation to support the Artist Series at Hawkeye is tax-deductible.

All donations of $25 or more will be recognized as a Friend of the Arts in all performance programs.

Funding for this series is an annual undertaking. The goal is to establish an endowment that would provide a permanent funding source.

For more information on how you can support the arts, contact the Hawkeye Community College Foundation at 319-296-4002.

 Avoid the Ticket Lottery

All donations of $100 or more received with the ticket order form by July 14, 2017, will receive priority ticket purchasing, which guarantees you the ability to purchase two tickets per performance.

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