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The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of Shippensburg University.

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The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center last week announced its 2017-18 season of shows that packs in musical performers as well as comedians.

The new season will kick off on Saturday, Sept. 16 with Australian hit makers, Little River Band.

Other bands and tribute performances also on the new schedule include Cheap Trick, Chicago, The Oak Ridge Boys, America, The Righteous Brothers and The Beach Boys.

Among the comedians scheduled to take the stage at Shippensburg University are Rita Rudner, Brad Garrett and Jay Leno.

Ticket prices and additional information on each individual show is available online at or by calling the box office at 717-477-SHOW.

Here is the 2017-18 season schedule:

Little River Band at 8 p.m. Sept. 16

Jersey Boys at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27

Don McLean at 8 p.m. Sept. 30

The Spinners with Little Anthony and The Imperials at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5

Terry Fator at 8 p.m. Oct. 7

Heart By Heart at 8 p.m. Oct. 19

Ballroom dancing lessons on Mondays from Oct. 23 to Nov. 27

Josh Turner at 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Rita Rudner and Brad Garrett at 8 p.m. Oct. 28

BRIT FLOYD—Immersion World Tour at 8 p.m. Nov. 2

Cheap Trick at 8 p.m. Nov. 11

Chicago at 8 p.m. Nov. 16

Shippensburg University Community Orchestra Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 19

The Raleigh Ringers—A Holiday Concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 3

The TEN Tenors’ Home for the Holidays Tour at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9

The Oak Ridge Boys’ Christmas Celebration Tour at 8 p.m. Dec. 21

So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to the Music of Motown at 8 p.m. Feb. 10

America at 8 p.m. Feb. 17

HOPE Diversity Scholarship Program lecture with Maryum “May May” Ali at 8 p.m. Feb. 22

Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters at 8 p.m. March 3

The Righteous Brothers at 8 p.m. March 10

The Cat in the Hat at 1 and 4 p.m. March 18

The Beach Boys at 7:30 p.m. March 22

Circle of Friends Gala at 6 p.m. March 24

Jay Leno at 8 p.m. March 24

Shippensburg University Spring Band Concert at 3 p.m. April 8

The Doo Wop Project at 8 p.m. April 14

STOMP at 7:30 p.m. April 19

Shippensburg University Community Orchestra Spring Concert at 3 p.m. April 22

Resurrection—A Journey Tribute at 7:30 p.m. June 2


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