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The New Standards Perform at Orchestra Hall

Chan Poling, John Munson and Steve Roehm return for one-night-only concert at Orchestra Hall,
joined by The New Standards Big Band and spotlighting favorite film music


The Twin Cities-based trio The New Standards, joined by special guests and The New Standards Big Band, performs a concert at Orchestra Hall on Friday, June 29, featuring their own renditions of music from their favorite films. The New Standards, which started in 2005 as an off-shoot project between three Minneapolis-based musicians and friends, has grown into a globe-spanning adventure—filling theaters and clubs around the world and producing CDs, videos, cartoons, dance and theater projects.

The three core members of The New Standards all come from illustrious Twin Cities bands. Chan Poling founded the seminal Punk/New Wave band The Suburbs. John Munson was an original member of Trip Shakespeare and the chart-topping Semisonic. Steve Roehm started on drums in the Texas punk outfit Billygoat and the avant-jazz Electropolis. Their performance with the Minnesota Orchestra in 2016 earned praise from the Star Tribune, which deemed moments of the concert “revelatory.” Please note that the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on the June 29 program.

This concert is performed at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis on Friday, June 29, at 8 p.m., with ticket prices ranging from $30 to $65. More information is available at minnesotaorchestra.org and by phone at 612-371-5656.  For further purchasing details, refer to the information section at the conclusion of this press release.


Live at Orchestra Hall
“SCORE!” WITH THE NEW STANDARDS

Friday, June 29, 2018, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall 

Chan Poling, piano and vocals
John Munson, bass and vocals
Steve Roehm, vibraphone
The New Standards Stage Band

Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program. 

Tickets: $30 to $65


TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION

Individual tickets and subscription packages can be purchased online at minnesotaorchestra.org, or by calling 612-371-5656 (612-371-5642 for subscriptions) or 800-292-4141. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Orchestra Hall Box Office, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (Stage Door ticketing is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lobby Box Office ticketing begins two hours before all ticketed performances); and at the skyway accessible Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Office, International Centre, 5th floor, 920 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For more information, call 612-371-5656, or visit minnesotaorchestra.org. For subscriptions, call 612-371-5642 or visit minnesotaorchestra.org/subscribe. For groups of 10 or more, call 612-371-5662. 

All programs, artists, dates, times and prices subject to change. 

The Star Tribune is the Minnesota Orchestra’s media partner for the 2017-18 season.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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PRESS CONTACT:

Gwen Pappas, Director of Public Relations 
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Emma Plehal, Public Relations Writer and Coordinator
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Director of Communications
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Communications Office

Minnesota Orchestra
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Phone: 612.371.5600
Fax: 612.371.7170

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