APRIL 21, 2016

"Greensboro, NCThe Carolina Theatre of Greensboro will present the 5th Annual Command Performance Benefit Gala on Thursday, April 21, featuring singer-songwriter Boz Scaggs.

Guests will have the option of purchasing show tickets to Boz Scaggs’ performance at 8:00pm, or to the pre-concert cocktails and gourmet dinner starting at 5:30pm. Proceeds from Command Performance provide additional operating funds for the 88-year-old Carolina Theatre, Downtown Greensboro’s original performing arts center.

Boz Scaggs is a singer- songwriter and guitarist who gained fame in the 1960s as a lead singer with the Steve Miller Band, and in the 1970s with several solo Top 20 hit singles, including "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" from the critically acclaimed album Silk Degrees (1976), which peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200. “I’m at a point where I’m having a lot of fun with music, more than ever,” Scaggs says. He continues to tour, writing and recording new music.

Past Command Performance artists include Roberta Flack, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Pointer Sisters, and Paula Poundstone.

Tickets for the April 21 Command Performance Benefit Gala will go on sale at noon on Friday, January 8, 2016. Ticket levels include:
  • Gala and Concert - $250: Cocktails in the Carolina Theatre’s elegant lobby followed by a gourmet dinner in the Renaissance Room overlooking the lobby, or in The Crown on the third floor, with premium seats at the benefit concert 
  • Orchestra Pit Seating - $125: Exclusive seating in the Carolina Theatre’s orchestra pit for the Boz Scaggs performance
  • Concert-Only Tickets - $75, $55, $45, or $25: Prices based on location

Please note:  A $2.50 Theatre Facility Fee and NC sales tax will be added to show-only tickets. (Gala tickets include taxes and fees.) Tickets may be purchased by calling or visiting the Carolina Theatre Box Office at 336. 333.2605 from noon to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, or online at

Sponsorships are available at multiple levels. For more information, contact Reggie Helton at 336.333.3600  ext 8.

Presenting Arts, Preserving History. The Carolina Theatre receives major financial support from ArtsGreensboro."

- A Press Release

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