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1200 Club will feature Calypso and Haitian sounds February 22, 2019

Feb 14, 2019, 17:06 PM by Kelly Bartnick

ETIENNE CHARLES
EXPLORES MUSICAL ROOTS IN CREOLE SOUL
WITH CALYPSO AND HAITIAN VOODOO MUSIC 

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IN 1200 CLUB PERFORMANCE 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 

Omaha Performing arts continues its 1200 Club Live at the Holland season at 7:30 PM Friday, February 22, 2019 with music from Etienne Charles in the Scott Recital Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $35 at TicketOmaha.com, in person at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center or by calling (402) 345-0606. 

Trumpeter and bandleader Etienne Charles explores his musical roots in Creole Soul! He buoyantly taps into a myriad of styles from his Afro-Caribbean background including calypso and Haitian voodoo music. Charles performs with the dynamic stage presence befitting an artist who has worked with the likes of Roberta Flack, René Marie, David Rudder, Wynton Marsalis and more.

Born on the Island of Trinidad in 1983, Charles defies easy musical categorization. A recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship and recent Chamber Music America Grant for New Works, he has been hailed by New York Times as "an auteur". According to Downbeat Magazine "Charles delivers his ebullient improvisations with the elegance of a world-class ballet dancer." 

He has received critical acclaim for his exciting performances, thrilling compositions and knack for connecting with audiences worldwide. More recently, he received the distinct honor of being selected as a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow in the Creative Arts. 

The 2018/2019 1200 Club is sponsored by C&A Industries Inc. and Mutual of Omaha. The club transforms the Holland Performing Arts Center’s Suzanne and Walter Scott Recital Hall into a relaxed nightclub setting where patrons can experience performances by nationally and internationally known artists in jazz, blues and comedy. While enjoying the evening’s entertainment, audience members may enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails served right to their candle-lit table. 

 

Other performances this season include:

 

Veronica Swift featuring the Benny Green Trio

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Storm Large

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 7:30 PM 
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Terrace Martin and Friends

Friday, April 5, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Velvet Caravan

Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Thornetta Davis

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Alex Gemignani

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall

Marilyn Maye

Friday, May 24, 2019 | 7:30 PM
Holland Performing Arts Center | Scott Recital Hall



*Ticket Omaha is the official retail ticket outlet for all performances at the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center. Tickets purchased from other ticket retailers such as secondary ticket agencies or brokers may be more expensive and may not be valid. Due to the nature of live entertainment, all programs, performers, prices, dates and times are subject to change.