Heritage Center Announces 2016-2017 Season Additions

Oct 6, 2016

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque Heritage Center is pleased to announce the addition of two events to the 2016-2017 Live at Heritage Performing Arts Series line-up. Tickets for both events go on sale Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.

The Young Irelanders
Friday, February 24, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with this premiere Irish song and dance event. The Young Irelanders features eight sensational performers including world acclaimed Irish fiddler Colin Farrell and dancers from Riverdance and Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance. See performers who have shared the stage with luminaries like Bono, Sting, and Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones. The Young Irelanders create music best described as eclectic, where traditional Irish, Celtic, folk, world, jazz, country, and popular music fuse together for a dynamic concert performance. A pre-show event with local Irish band Ballyheigue, a five piece Irish band comprised of family members featuring Jim Ott, Alison Ott, Emily Ott, Rob McCullough, and Jason Kuntz, will be held 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on CyberCafé Knapp Stage.

Sister’s Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?
Presented by Telegraph Herald
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Easter Season with Sister as she answers the time worn questions of the season like “Why isn't Easter the same day every year like Christmas?” and “Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?” Part pageant, and wHOLY hysterical, this latest of the sinfully funny Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter bonnets, Easter baskets, Easter Peep, and more. Classroom (audience) participation is a must, so don’t forget to wear your Easter bonnet and join Sister for this seasonal treat!

Sales for these events begin Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Current Live at Heritage season ticket holders will have first right of refusal in reserving their subscription seats through Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Tickets can be purchased at the Farber Box Office Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563.585.SHOW; or online at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter.