State Theatre Presents Legendary Beach Boy Brian Wilson on May 16

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State Theatre presents Brian Wilson in Concert - State Theatre Benefit Gala on Saturday, May 16, 2015

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson

State Theatre presents Brian Wilson in Concert for the State Theatre’s 2015 Benefit Gala on Saturday, May 16, 2015. The legendary Beach Boy’s classic songs include “Surfer Girl,” “In My Room,” “I Get Around,” “Don’t Worry Baby,” “God Only Knows,” and “Good Vibrations.” Concert tickets range from $55-$150. Benefit Gala tickets are $700.

The Gala festivities begin at 5pm at The Heldrich Hotel and the performance will begin at 6pm. In addition to the concert, Gala guests will enjoy a reception, dinner with reserved seating, open bar, dancing, and live entertainment. The Benefit Gala, the State Theatre’s biggest annual event, underwrites the State Theatre’s artistically acclaimed programming and nationally recognized education programs. A portion of each ticket price represents a tax-deductible contribution to the State Theatre. Concert tickets range from $55-$150. For concert only tickets, call 732-246-SHOW (7469). Benefit Gala tickets are $700. For Benefit Gala tickets please call 732-247-7200, ext. 543.

The State Theatre’s 2015 Corporate Honoree is Investors Bank. The Patron Honoree award will be presented to Sharon and Lou Cyktor and the Exemplary Leadership Honoree will be Warren R. Zimmerman (State Theatre Chairman 2010-14 and recent Interim President & CEO).

The 2015 Benefit Gala Co-Chairs are Brent (TCNJ) and Susan Podlogar (Johnson & Johnson, State Theatre Trustee) with support from Vice-Chairs Scott Fergang (State Theatre Vice Chairman) of RBC Wealth Management and Jacqueline Hancock-Pena (State Theatre Trustee) of Investors Bank.

About the Gala Artist
Beach Boys co-founder, Brian Wilson, is one of popular music’s most deeply revered figures and the main creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history. His classic songs include “Surfer Girl,” “In My Room,” “I Get Around,” “Don’t Worry Baby,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “God Only Knows,” “Sloop John B,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “California Girls,” and “Good Vibrations”...just to name a handful of the more than two dozen Top 40 hits Brian co-wrote, arranged, produced, and performed with his family band, The Beach Boys.

State Theatre, a premier nonprofit venue for the performing arts and entertainment. The theater exists to enrich people’s lives, contribute to a vital urban environment, and build future audiences by presenting the finest performing artists and entertainers and fostering lifetime appreciation for the performing arts through education. The State Theatre’s programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Heldrich is the official hotel of the State Theatre. Magic 98.3 is the official radio station of the State Theatre. The Star-Ledger is the official newspaper of the State Theatre. United is the official airline of the State Theatre.

STATE THEATRE
15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Ticket Office - 732-246-SHOW (7469)
Online - http://www.StateTheatreNJ.org

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