Proceeds of the Concert Benefit the President’s Innovation Fund
January 26, 2018 – Centenary Stage Company and Centenary University present the virtuosic Americana band sensation, Sleepy Man, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Sitnik Theatre in the David and Carol Lackland Center as a special benefit concert to support the Centenary University President’s Innovation Fund. Members of Sleepy Man include New Jersey’s Mizzone brothers and their friend Josh Thomas.
Sleepy Man has developed into a touring sensation since releasing their first album in 2011. Sleepy Man has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, performed at the Grand Ole Opry and performed at TED Conferences. The driving banjo and harmonies produce a unique sound best characterized as a fusion of Americana, folk, country, rock, pop and bluegrass. The band recently released their new single “Feeling I’m Awake” to rave fan reviews. Fans say, “you find yourself needing to move and tap along because the music is too infectious.” Many compare their sound reminiscent to Mumford & Sons or The Lumineers.
Advance tickets forSleepy Manare $22.50 for adults and $17.50 children. Tickets increase $5.00 on the day of the performance. All proceeds to benefit the Centenary University President’s Innovation Fund. This Fund was created by Dr. Haney shortly after his tenure began at Centenary in July 2016.
For more information or to purchase tickets visit centenarystageco.org or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979–0900. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 1–5 p.m. and two hours prior to each performance.
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The 2017-2018 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Premier Season Sponsor Heath Village Retirement Community, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center, The House of the Good Shepherd, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Bank of New Jersey, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.
Centenary University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County). The Centenary University School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, as well as online and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey.