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Partial fall lineup announced for Fox Performing Arts Center
By Cathy Maestri
A partial fall lineup of music, comedy and theater has been announced for the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside.
With Broadway production company Nederlander out of the mix, former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby’s McCoy Rigby Entertainment will bring the retro musical “Forever Plaid” to the Fox on Oct. 7-8; “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” featuring the music of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, will play the restored venue Nov. 18-19. (”Ring of Fire,” based on the music of Johnny Cash, is slated for February 2012, while “Miss Saigon” is scheduled for May.)
Kenny Loggins will play the Fox — twice — on Sept. 17, when he’ll headline as well as perform as a member of the opening trio, Blue Sky Riders; Firefall is also on the bill.
Cuban pop singer (and recent Riverside Community College commencement speaker) Jon Secada will perform Sept. 24, with the RCC Vocal Jazz Ensemble as a special guest.
Elton John’s hero Leon Russell — who also performed at this year’s Stagecoach country festival in Indio — will team with New Orleans legend Dr. John at the Fox on Sept. 29.
Comedy includes “MADtv’s” Anjelah Johnson on Oct. 14; Howie Mandel’s Veterans Day show on Nov. 11 will feature an opening turn by the 82nd Airborne All-American Chorus.
The Riverside County Philharmonic will open its season Oct. 15 with “La Mer, La Valse La Passion!”
And the California Riverside Ballet will present its version of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker” Dec. 8-11.
Tickets for Loggins ($35-$90), Secada ($30-$90) and Russell ($27-$67) go on sale at noon Friday, July 15; other shows are expected to go on sale over the weekend.
According to a press release from Bill Malone, who books music and comedy for the city-owned venue, additional performances will be announced.
For more on the Fox and upcoming shows, click here. To reach the box office, call (951) 779-9800.
Pictured: Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr of Blue Sky Riders.