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Jason Isbell at Gogue Performing Arts Center Grand Opening Festival
August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Date: August 23rd, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM
The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University will present Grammy Award winners Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit as the headlining artists for a concert at the Amphitheatre at the City of Auburn Lawn and Porch, Friday, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m. The outdoor concert, generously sponsored by the Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau, is part of a four-day Grand Opening Festival (Aug. 22–Aug. 25) celebrating the Gogue Center’s inaugural season. Tickets are priced at $20 and will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 26 by telephone at 334.844.TIXS and online at goguecentertickets.auburn.edu.
“Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will provide a high-energy performance for patrons of all ages to attend,” said Amy Miller, director of programming and education for the Gogue Performing Arts Center. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the university and the community to celebrate a highly accomplished Alabama artist—together, under the stars, in our incredible outdoor venue.”
The Gogue Center’s four-day Grand Opening Festival will feature a different musical act each day. In addition to the Friday, Aug. 23 concert, scheduled performances and events include a free outdoor concert for Auburn University students, faculty and staff, hosted by the Auburn University Program Council on Thursday, Aug. 22; a black-tie Grand Opening Fe^te featuring performances by bel canto tenor Santiago Ballerini and Michael Feinstein and Friends on Saturday, Aug. 24; and a free Community Day with local and regional performers on Sunday, Aug. 25. Sunday’s festivities will conclude with a concert by the Robert Cray Band sponsored by Rabren General Contractors for workers who helped with the construction of the Gogue Center.