- $29 for one balcony ticket (up to $73.35 value)
- $39 for one orchestra ticket (up to $90 value)
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- His music: power-pop that doesn’t skimp on the power or the pop; wistful ballads; alternative rock with such broad appeal, it should just be called “everyday people rock”
- His voice: with a range that ranges from a slinky R&B purr to a gale force rock ‘n roll bellow, Thomas is the rare singer born with six-pack abs on his larynx
- When you met him: most likely in 1996, when Matchbox Twenty’s debut album went 12x Platinum due to Rob-powered hits such as “Push” and “3 A.M.”
- When Rob first found solo glory: with “Smooth,” the aptly-named 1999 collaboration with Santana that earned Rob three Grammy awards and ranks #2 on Billboard’s “Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs”
- What’s new with Rob: a brand new album entitled The Great Unknown, featuring the synth-poppy new single, “Trust You,” co-written with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder
- What to expect: Rob says he’ll “be playing some of the new stuff, some of the old stuff — a little bit of everything”
When it first opened in 1927, the Saenger Theatre looked like a million bucks. Specifically, $2.5 million. It was a lavish investment at a time when $2.5 million wasn't chump change. Yet audiences could see where the money went, and sit in it too. The ads, which boasted "an acre of seats in a garden of Florentine splendor," didn't exaggerate—theatergoers were greeted by a stunning indoor replication of 15th century Italy, replete with a courtyard, gardens, and a cordial Donatello. Statues of Venus occupied pedestals, while a domed, twinkling ceiling gave joy to agoraphobic stargazers.
The venue suffered the same fate as much of its city in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina left its artificial Rome in ruins. But the public was unwilling to lose the storied space, and a 2013 restoration recently returned the Saenger to its former glory. Now looking like $52 million bucks, the Saenger sports the colors and finishes of the 1927 original, yet has been upgraded with some of the most technically advanced sound and lighting systems in the South.
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