WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwire -05/23/12)- SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce its 2012 summer season, "Sundays at SS&C SummerWind" sponsored by TicketNetwork®, featuring a series of eight Sunday evening concerts under the stars in July and August. Musical performances will include a variety of genres including pops, jazz, Latin, classical rock, pop, country, blues, gospel, Broadway, folk rock and Americana. Tickets can be purchased starting Wednesday, May 23 by calling (877)240-5768 or at www.SSCSummerWind.org.
"The winds have changed in 2012 at SS&C SummerWind and this year marks a new and exciting direction for us," says Executive Director, Michael L. Campbell. He goes on to explain the shift in focus from previous seasons, "2012 will be a year where we will showcase some of the incredible talent that we have in this region, with tickets now at a highly affordable rate to make it accessible for families to attend."
"TicketNetwork® is proud to be sponsoring the SS&C SummerWind series," said Jessica Cushing, Associate Vice President Online Marketing, TicketNetwork®. "We are happy to be contributing to such a noteworthy series that plans to bring such a rich and diverse musical line-up for families to enjoy this summer."
All concerts for the 2012 SS&C SummerWind summer season will occur on Sunday evenings at 7:00pm; patrons will be allowed to bring their own food and drink. Most Sundays will feature opening acts by local students to help engage young people in the performing arts. "If it's Sunday, it's SS&C SummerWind," Campbell claims.
2012 "Sundays at SummerWind" line-up presented by TicketNetwork:
(All shows begin at 7:00pm; gate opens at 6:00pm).
July 1, 2012 - The Hartford Pops Band - Salute to America
- Celebrate Independence with the jazzy sounds of Americana.
July 8, 2012 - Connecticut Ballet's Summer Dance Caravan 2012
- The CT Ballet dances into summer with classical, contemporary, and dramatic performances.
July 15, 2012 - Howard Fishman and his Band
- Enjoy New Orleans jazz, Brooklyn soul, open-hearted country, blues, gospel and the American Songbook.
July 22, 2012 - The Hartford Pops Band - Broadway to Hartford
- Relive the magic of Broadway favorites with vocalists Steve Mitchell & Sarah Armstrong.
July 29, 2012 - Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra
- Experience one-of-a-kind covers from Queen, The Who, The Beatles, Bowie, Zeppelin like never before!
August 5, 2012 - The Shinolas and Friends
- Enjoy original music fused with sounds of Johnny Cash, Neil Young, The Beach Boys, Hank Williams and more.
August 12, 2012 - The Pousette-Dart Band
- Combine 70s folk, contemporary rock covers and original music for a one-of-a-kind rockin' night.
August 19, 2012 - Viva Quetzal and The Val Ramos Ensemble
- Features Latin-inspired festival featuring music from the Andes to Andalusia, as well as flamenco music and dancers.
About SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center
SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center is New England's premier outdoor music venue. Located in Windsor, Connecticut, the venue is set in a park-like setting featuring state-of-the-art acoustics and free parking. SummerWind offers 1,000 VIP reserved and general admission seats and capacity of an additional 2,500 lawn seating. Musical programming includes a variety of genres including pops, jazz, Latin, classical rock, pop, country, blues, gospel, Broadway, folk rock and Americana on Sunday evenings in July and August. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own food and beverage into the venue. For more information, visit www.SSCSummerWind.org.
About SS&C Technologies
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. 5,000 financial services organizations, from the world's largest to local financial services organizations, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services. These clients in the aggregate manage over $16 trillion in assets. Additional information about SS&C (SSNC) is available at www.ssctech.com.
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