Center for the Arts to Present an Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: January 3, 2008

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt at 8 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Jan. 11.

Four-time Grammy Award-winner Lyle Lovett initially won great acclaim as an alternative-country singer in the 1980s but has since proved his skill far beyond those boundaries, attracting fans from a wide spectrum of genres including pop, rock and blues.

John Hiatt emerged as a major force in the late 1970s and his brand of American vintage music has been covered by an impressive roster of fans such as the Neville Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.

Tickets for An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt are $50, $45 and $40 general admission, students $25. Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Center for the Arts Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets, call 852-5000; in Canada, call 1-416-870-8000. For group sales, call 645-6771. For more information, call 645-ARTS. Students (of any school) must present valid student ID at the Center Box Office to receive discount.