It’s going to be a night of Vegas glitz and glamour coupled with the sensational Nashville sound when the award-winning tribute Vegas McGraw comes to the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center in Benton Harbor, Mich., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.
Presenting a powerful show that thrills and captivates audiences, Vegas McGraw accurately recreates the music and mystique of country music icon Tim McGraw. Nashville recording artist and Las Vegas entertainer Adam D. Tucker and his talented crew of musicians showcase Tim McGraw’s mega-hits from the ‘90s such as “Don't Take the Girl,” “I Like It, I Love It,” “Real Good Man,” and “Live Like You Were Dying,” along with McGraw’s hits of today.
After getting his start in his home state of West Virginia, Tucker moved to Nashville where he recorded his first album. His electrifying tribute to country music legend Tim McGraw has been seen in 46 states, Australia, Mexico, Canada, the Virgin Islands, and has opened for over 40 national acts including Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Reba McEntire, Luke Bryan, and Blake Shelton. Tucker also won Season 1, Episode 3 of the hit TV show “Clash of the Cover Bands,” executive produced by Jimmy Fallon.
Tickets start at $40 and are on sale now. A limited number of Club Mendel stage side table seating tickets are also available. Order tickets online at www.TheMendelCenter.com/events, by calling the box office at 269-927-8700 option 1, or in person one hour before event time at the Mendel Center box office in the Mainstage lobby.
Mendel Center series ticket packages are available by purchasing three or more season events. Series package benefits include a 10% discount on eligible events. Those who also contribute $100 or more to the Mendel Center before purchasing a series ticket package receive a 15% discount on eligible events plus donor benefits based on giving level.
About the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center
The Lake Michigan College Mendel Center raised the curtain on its first Mendel Center season performance in the fall of 1992. Since then, it has presented performances and guest speakers to more than half a million patrons in the 1,559-seat Mendel Center Mainstage Theatre. Grand Upton Hall, first opened in 1979 and fully renovated in 2019, is a 13,700-square-foot venue serving the community as the host site for meetings, banquets, trade shows, weddings, and other celebrations. The 229-seat Hanson Theatre, which was renovated in 2020, hosts numerous Lake Michigan College Visual & Performing Arts Department performances as well as a variety of Mendel Center and community events.
The Mendel Center is 30 minutes from Niles and 40 minutes from the Kalamazoo and South Bend areas. It is located on the Lake Michigan College campus at 2755 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, Michigan, one mile east of I-94 (Exit 30) and one mile west of the US 31 Bypass (exit 24). Its GPS mapping address is 1100 Yore Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI.
Posted August 22, 2023