Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) teams up with country-punk rock music legends Jason and The Scorchers, credited by Rolling Stone Magazine for “rewriting the history of rock-n-roll in the South,” to create Victory Road.
The world premiere of Victory Road takes place on April 10 and 11, 2015 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Terrace Theater. The band joins BMD onstage for an electrifying performance about a boy who leaves his hometown with the dream of becoming a music star in the 1980s.
Featuring music from their deep collection, Lucy Bowen McCauley unites with Jason and The Scorchers to transform their songs into movement – a journey of hope, tragedy, and triumph set to the sounds of country, punk rock, hard rock, and country rock.
“The combination of earthy, lyric-driven, guitar-based live, country rock and the elegant movements of the Bowen McCauley dancers were irresistible.” – Buzz McClain, Senior Editor at George Mason University.
“Throughout my career I have always hoped that the music of Jason and The Scorchers would be set to dance. Our music is rooted in old Sothern folk, Celtic melodies, and first-wave punk rock, all of which are dance based. When Lucy approached me with the idea, it was an instant no brainer to jump aboard the train. In fact, it is what I have always wanted to see happen” says Ringenberg.
Lucy adds, “I have loved Jason’s music for many years. It is a wonderful honor to choreograph to his stunning songs and to work with such a disarmingly humble genius.”
Tickets to the world premiere are now on sale at The Kennedy Center Box Office. Tickets are $40.00 – $45.00 and can be purchased online www.kennedy-center.org or by phone 800-444-1324.
Additionally, BMD reserves the best seats for our members and supporters. Premium seats are available for purchase directly through BMD. Buy tickets now.
On April 11, the evening continues with BMD’s annual Soireé at The Kennedy Center’s Roof Terrace Restaurant. BMD’s signature event invites guests to eat, drink, and be merry following the Victory Road premiere. The celebration features an irresistible silent auction and the opportunity to dance and mingle with the cast. Enjoy a special evening with Nashville’s finest! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Individual Soireé Reservations are $150.00 (price includes premium performance seating). Buy tickets now. For questions or to make reservations by phone, contact (703) 910-5175.
Following the weekend premiere, BMD and Jason and The Scorchers will take Victory Road, quite literally, “on the road” for a tour through Southern Virginia. Join us on our adventure and see us perform at the Pro-Art Association’s Performing Arts Center on April 19 at 3:00 p.m. at JW Adams Combined School in Pound, Va. For updates on the tour, visit www.bmdc.org/upcoming.