Published February 26, 2015

Next MLCCS show

What happened in Vegas is coming to MC concert hall
Monmouth’s 2014-15 Maple Leaf Community Series will continue on March 5 with “The Best of Vegas,” a performance headlined by Mitch Seekins, at 7 p.m. in the Kasch Performance Hall of Monmouth College’s Dahl Chapel and Auditorium.
 
Tickets are $30 at the door. Students in college and grades K-12 and individuals with a Monmouth College ID are admitted free. More information about tickets is available by calling the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce at 309-734-3181.
 
“The Best of Vegas” showcases the music, celebrities and stories from the golden age of Las Vegas – a time when performers such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett sang at all the big show rooms, making the desert city the entertainment capital of the U.S.
 
Fifty years later, that music has been brought back in vogue with a youthful, revitalized panache. Seekins carries himself with much of the same relaxed, elegant, charismatic style of those iconic performers. Not a note-for-note, lookalike tribute artist, his goal is to provide an experience that celebrates the music and stories of that era with class and respect.
 
The Maple Leaf Community Concert Series has presented internationally-acclaimed talent to the Monmouth community since 1992.  An all-volunteer nonprofit organization, the MLCCS is committed to enriching the cultural life of the community through live performances. Through the generosity of annual individual and business donations, and the support of Monmouth College, the concerts are offered at affordable prices.
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