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Stars Highlight 2014-15 Panorama Series at SWOSU

August 19, 2014

An impressive lineup of stars is planned for the 2014-15 Panorama series at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers band will perform in concert on September 25, improv-based sketch comedy ensemble The Second City will be at SWOSU on November 11 and ABC’s The Shark Tank star Daymond John will speak on February 18.

The Avett Brothers and Daymond John events will be held in the new Pioneer Cellular Event Center and The Second City will take place in the Fine Arts Center. Starting time is 8 p.m. for The Avett Brothers concert while the other two events will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for The Avett Brothers concert are on sale and can be purchased online at www.swosu.edu,  pioneercellular-eventcenter.com or by calling toll-free at 877.990.STUB (7882). Ticket prices range from $37 to $75.

The Avett Brothers, considered by many to be the American version of Mumford and Sons, have released albums each of the last nine years with their latest being Magpie and the Dandelion in 2013, The Carpenters in 2012 and The Avett Brothers Live in 2010. One of their most popular albums was 2007’s Emotionalism.

Tickets go on sale September 29 for The Second City. Advance tickets are $5 for SWOSU students, faculty/staff and emeriti; $10 for others; and $20 for all tickets purchased at the door. Tickets can be purchased at swosu.edu or stubwire.com.

The Second City

The Second City will bring their 50 Years of Funny Tour to SWOSU. Some of the Second City alums include people like John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner. The Second City continues to produce the premiere comic talent in the industry. From Mike Myers to Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert to Tina Fey—The Second City imprint is felt across every entertainment medium.

Tickets go on sale January 6 for Daymond John. . Advance tickets are $5 for SWOSU students, faculty/staff and emeriti; $10 for others; and $20 for all tickets purchased at the door. Tickets can be purchased at swosu.edu or stubwire.com.

Daymond John

Daymond John is an entrepreneur in every sense of the word. He is CEO and founder of FUBU, a much-celebrated global lifestyle brand and a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales. He is an author of two best-selling books, Display of Power and The Brand Within. In 2009, he joined the cast of ABC entrepreneurial business how The Shark Tank.

SWOSU’s Panorama series has been bringing outstanding events to the Weatherford campus since 1991. Panorama is partially supported by an endowed lectureship sponsored by SBC.

Additional information about the Panorama series is available by calling the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office at (580) 774-3063.

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