Spring Line Up For Lourdes' Cabaret Series

Daily Dose  |  01/11/2012 7:00 am

The Lourdes University Cabaret Series hosted by the Franciscan Center continues its season in January. This spring, audiences have the opportunity to enjoy cabarets by the following revered musical acts:


Friday, January 27 - Cynthia Kaay Bennett Quartet

Jazz vocalist Cynthia Kaay Bennett performs at various clubs in the Michigan & Ohio area. She is currently working on her third album. Hear Cynthia’s music online at www.cynthiakaay.com.


Saturday, February 18 - Night Session

Night Session is a full instrumentation big band from the greater Toledo and Northwest Ohio area. Night Session puts the "pizzazz in the jazz" and their excitement in doing so is what transmits to audiences and dancers. For more on Night Session, visit the group online at http://www.nightsessionbigband.com.


Friday, March 16 - Johnny Reed & the Houserockers
Johnny Reed & The Houserockers is a “let's-rock-till-dawn,” blues-rock sensation from Toledo, Ohio. The band's reputation for its explosive live shows propelled them to win the "Northwest Ohio Blues Challenge" four times over (‘01, ‘02, ’03 and ’09) and the "Southeast Ohio Blues Challenge" in ‘04. The group has played throughout the United States and Canada and has shared the stage with the likes of Bo Diddley, Dr. John, James Cotton, War, Tower of Power, Leon Russell and Savoy Brown. For more on Johnny Reed & The Houserockers, visit http://www.jrhouserockers.com.


Tickets for each performance are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show. All shows begin at 8 p.m. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 419-824-3999.Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University offers baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, liberal arts, nursing, organizational leadership and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Life Lab, Lifelong Learning and Theater Vision. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in baseball and men’s and women’s basketball, golf and volleyball. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Discover us online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.