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George Winston At The Flagstar Strand In Ponitac at Flagstar Strand Theatre For The Performing Arts

Where

Flagstar Strand Theatre For The Performing Arts
12 N. Saginaw St.
Pontiac, MI

When

Sat, December 16, 2017
6:30 pm

Add to Calendar 2017-12-16 6:30 pm 2017-12-16 George Winston At The Flagstar Strand In Ponitac at Flagstar Strand Theatre For The Performing Arts World-renowned pianist George Winston returns to Michigan to play the fabulous Flagstar Strand Theatre in downtown Pontiac (a 2 Stones Events production). Tickets, priced $25-$55. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

This concert will be a drive for Gleaners Food Bank, and attendees are asked to bring a canned good to the show (drop boxes will be at the entrance). Of course, cash donations will also be accepted. Also, George will donate 100% of the proceeds from his merchandise sales to Gleaners.

The Strand was built in 1921 and fully restored last year. It seats around 850 and will be a gorgeous setting for George Winston to unleash on a 9-foot Steinway.

Winston was born in Michigan in 1949 and grew up mainly in Montana as well as Mississippi and Florida. He is best known for his solo piano recordings; several of his albums from the early 1980s have sold millions of copies each.

He plays in three styles: the melodic approach he developed that he calls "rural folk piano"; stride piano, primarily inspired by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Teddy Wilson; and his primary interest, New Orleans R&B piano, influenced by James Booker, Professor Longhair, and Henry Butler.

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Tickets

$25-55

Musicians

George Winston

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World-renowned pianist George Winston returns to Michigan to play the fabulous Flagstar Strand Theatre in downtown Pontiac (a 2 Stones Events production). Tickets, priced $25-$55. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

This concert will be a drive for Gleaners Food Bank, and attendees are asked to bring a canned good to the show (drop boxes will be at the entrance). Of course, cash donations will also be accepted. Also, George will donate 100% of the proceeds from his merchandise sales to Gleaners.

The Strand was built in 1921 and fully restored last year. It seats around 850 and will be a gorgeous setting for George Winston to unleash on a 9-foot Steinway....

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Whitney McClellan-Stone uploaded this event on October 10, 2017