OMAHA — To open the month of October, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Department of Music is welcoming drum legend Terry Bozzio, who is known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck and new-wave band Missing Persons, for a special evening performance.
On Friday, Oct. 3, Bozzio will be bringing his tour, “An Evening with Terry Bozzio” to the UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center. The show, which will begin at 8 p.m., celebrates the 50th anniversary of Bozzio’s first drum lesson at the age of 13.
During his show, Bozzio will present a unique and dynamic performance on the largest tuned drum and percussion set in the world, featuring 22 pedals connected to dozens of toms, snares, bass drums, cymbals.
Drawing his style from jazz, classical and ethnic percussion styles from around the world, Bozzio is also able to provide audiences with an eclectic musical experience filled with contrast, variety, intimacy, excitement and passion.
Tickets for the event are $15 and available online at TicketOmaha.com, by phone at 402.345.0606, or at the TicketOmaha box office located at 13th and Douglas Streets. At-door admission is free for UNO faculty, students and staff with MavCard, but limited to availability.
Any questions about the Oct. 3 performance should be directed to Charley Reed, UNO media relations coordinator, at 402.554.2129 or by email at email@example.com.
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.