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Entertainment

September 25, 2013

Singer/songwriter Josh Ritter in concert at Weis Center

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LEWISBURG —

The new album follows Ritter’s 2010 release, "So Runs The World Away", of which Bob Boilen from NPR Music declared, "I’ve come to expect good records from him … but this one took my breath away," while the Boston Globe praised it as, "quite sensational … marks the finest music he has made." The Washington Post says, "How refreshing and inspiring it is to encounter a young artist whose achievements match his ambitions."

 

In 2011, Ritter made his debut as a published author with his New York Times best-selling novel, Bright’s Passage. Of the work, Stephen King writes in The New York Times Book Review, "Shines with a compressed lyricism that recalls Ray Bradbury in his prime ... This is the work of a gifted novelist."

 

Tickets for the performance are $20 for adults, $16 for seniors ages 62+, $10 for youth under 18, and $10 for all college students.

 

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling the Campus Box Office at 570-577-1000.

 

Tickets are also available in person from several locations including the Weis Center lobby weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore in Lewisburg weekdays and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.; and the CAP Center Box Office, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center, weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

For more information about this performance contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or by e-mail at lisa.leighton@bucknell.edu.

 

The next performance in the Weis Center’s 2013-14 Series is Camille A. Brown and Dancers on Oct. 5 at the Weis Center. Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for seniors ages 62+, $10 for youth under 18, and $10 for all college students.

 

For more information about the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, go to www.bucknell.edu/WeisCenter or www.facebook.com/WeisCenter

 

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