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Chinese Acrobats rounds out the KCC seasons
Dance, grace, acrobatics and athletics will all meet today as the Chinese Acrobats of Hebei close out the Kokomo Community Concerts 2011-12 season at the Kokomo High School Auditorium.
At 7:30 p.m. today, the crowd will be astounded by the feats of acrobatics and stunning Chinese costuming of the group.
The show features hoop diving, chair stacking, martial arts, traditional Chinese poles and more.
A limited number of single tickets are $20 and are available at the door one hour before show time. For more information, call 765-210-0686 or visit www.kokomocommunityconcerts.org.
Sparrow 5 performs at The Vault
The Christian folk rock band Sparrow 5 are set to perform at The Vault Coffee and Connections, 233 N. Main St., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
The four-man group came together in the summer of 2011, and the group — Matt Barnett, lead vocals, guitar; Lance Luginbill, drums, percussion, harmonica and vocals; Chris Ousley, bass guitar, vocals and keyboard; and Jake Winkler banjo, mandolin and electric guitar, have been making music ever since.
The group recorded a six-song EP in fall 2011 Sparrow 5 recorded a six-song EP and describe their sound as folk rock with a twist of bluegrass.
Gospel singer comes to Greentown
Veteran gospel singer Rick Alan King is set to perform in Greentown at the Howard County Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. Saturday.
King graduated from Eastern High School in 1972 and has traveled the country with his group The Rick King Trio. Now working on his solo career, King has seen success with his single “Don’t Cry For Me.”