Enjoy jazz and pops under the stars

There’s nothing like a Sunday evening in summer. The grass is green‚ the weather is warm and‚ if you listen closely‚ you might even hear music coming from the KSU campus. The university’s annual Starlight Summer Concert Series kicks off June 11 at the Legacy Gazebo Amphitheater with singer−songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway.

Georgia (May 25, 2006) — There’s nothing like a Sunday evening in summer. The grass is green‚ the weather is warm and‚ if you listen closely‚ you might even hear music coming from the KSU campus. The university’s annual Starlight Summer Concert Series kicks off June 11 at the Legacy Gazebo Amphitheater with singer−songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway.

The jazz and pops series‚ sponsored by the College of the Arts‚ is open to the public and will also feature Nestor Torres‚ Mac Frampton‚ the Army Ground Forces Jazz Guardians‚ the KSU Jazz Ensemble and the Cobb Symphony Orchestra. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

“It is an opportunity for families to come together in a casual atmosphere‚ to enjoy accessible music‚ see KSU’s campus and enjoy a concert series close to home‚” said Melanie Dobbins‚ activities coordinator for the College of the Arts.

All performances are $5‚ except for the free July 2 concert featuring the Cobb Symphony Orchestra.

For tickets‚ call 770−423−6650 or e−mail boxoffice@kennesaw.edu. For more information on the series‚ click here.

June 11
Ann Hampton Callaway
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July 2
Cobb Symphony Orchestra
Movie Themes and Patriotic Selections
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July 23
A KSU Faculty and Friends Evening of Jazz
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Aug. 6
Army Ground Forces Jazz Guardians
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Aug. 20
Mac Frampton & The Three Penny Symphony
Pop Go The Classics
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Sept. 10
Nestor Torres
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Sept. 24
KSU Jazz Ensemble
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