Music legend George Duke, Grammy winner Shawn Colvin and contemporary jazz artists Acoustic Alchemy are among the acts scheduled for the 2012-2013 Great Performers Series at the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall.
Duke opens the series at 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets are $25 for the lower-tier seating and $40 upper tier. Here's the rest of the schedule:
• A double-bill featuring the Victor Wooten Band and Jimmy Herring Band is 8 p.m. Nov. 17; tickets are $40/$45.
• Colvin performs at 8 p.m. Dec. 16; tickets are $30/$35.
• Canadian guitar phenomenon Jesse Cook is in concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 17; tickets are $30/$35.
• Acoustic Alchemy performs at 8 p.m. March 23; tickets are $30/$35.
• Closing the series is young Youtube ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro at 8 p.m. April 20; tickets are $30/$35.
Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Aug. 27 through the Rockwell Hall box office, by calling 878-3005 or online at www.buffalostatepac.org. Buy three or more concerts in a flex pack for $32 each in the lower-tier seating or $27 in the upper tier.