NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Stephen F. Austin State University’s steel drum band will present another of its high-energy concerts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.
“The Jacks of Steel members are excited to present their spring 2023 collection of music,” said Dr. Jamie Vilseck, adjunct music faculty professor and director of the Jacks of Steel. “This concert features a collection of socas, calypsos, sambas, reggaes and pop music.”
The program includes an arrangement by Jacks of Steel member Carson Chlup of “Not Too Young” by Icona Pop, and a composition by Vilseck titled “Wake Up!!” Also on the program are “Ra, Ra, Ra” by Here Come the Mummies; “Red Wine” by UB40; “Workout” by Andy Narell; “Yellowbird,” arranged by Franz Grissom; “Trinidad Blue Basin,” arranged by Julie Hill; and “Samba El Gato” by Shelly Irvine.
“Come join us for this wonderful evening of fun and Caribbean music,” Vilseck said.
Concert tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. To purchase tickets, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit finearts.sfasu.edu/events/2023/04#2122. For additional information, contact the SFA School of Music at (936) 468-4602.