An Evening with Steve Miller Band
Monday, July 29, 7pm, Shed
One of rock music’s all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band has sold more than 30 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. In the mid-1970s the Steve Miller Band broke through to worldwide success as an arena rock attraction with a series of multi-Platinum selling albums (The Joker, Fly Like an Eagle, Book of Dreams) and Top Ten hits written or co-written by Miller, including “The Joker,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Rock’n Me,” “Swingtown,” and “Abracadabra.” Miller is well known for his guitar excellence, mastery of the studio, and showmanship.
Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!
The Oddly Informative News Quiz from NPR
Thursday, August 29, 8pm, Shed
Now in its 15th season, the Peabody Award-winning show, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, uses current stories (from the global to the ridiculous) for questions and comedy. Host Peter Sagal, along with official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell, leads a rotating panel of comedians, humorists and journalists, listener contestants and celebrity guests through a comic review of the week’s news. Contestants vie for the most coveted prize in all of public radio: a custom-recorded greeting by Kasell for their voice mail.
The performances at Tanglewood are less than a mile from Brook Farm Inn,our Berkshires Bed and Breakfast. Tickets go on sale February 19th at www.tanglewood.org or call SymphonyCharge at 617-266-1200 or 888-266-1200 (Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, Sat 12 noon-6pm).