Limited ticket memberships are still available for the 2019-20 season of the Anoka Community Concert Association’s concert series.

“There is a unique opportunity to still buy memberships,” said Mary Smith, who does publicity for the association. Typically memberships sell out in May.

The series returns to Anoka High School this year, after being held elsewhere due to construction at the school in 2018-19.

The 72nd season of the concert series will feature five family-friendly acts of varying genres.

Shades of Bublé kicks off the season on Tuesday, Sept. 10, with its three-part harmony tribute to Michael Bublé. The trio honors Bublé’s sophistication, fun energy and the retro style he brings to his own shows.

On Monday, Oct. 21, singer Ben Gulley takes the stage with the Timeless Trio, a group made up of a pianist, bassist and drummer. The performance will include all sorts of music, including rock, jazz, opera arias and Broadway.

Next is Jason Lyle Black, an award-winning concert pianist whose performance includes music, comedy and interaction. Black, who was featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” takes the Anoka High School stage on Friday, Feb. 7.

The Maxwell Quartet will perform Scottish folk music on Monday, March 9. The Scotland-based group is regarded as one of Great Britain’s finest string quartets.

Lastly, Sail On, a tribute to the Beach Boys, finishes the season on Tuesday, March 31. The energetic tribute is reminiscent of the Beach Boys’ original sound.

“We really pride ourselves in being able to bring this variety of genres to them at an affordable price for 72 years,” Smith said. “It’s in a convenient location to the Anoka community. They’re nationally acclaimed groups.”

All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place at Anoka High School, 3939 N 7th Ave, Anoka. Doors open at 7 p.m. Seating is general admission. Those who require accessible seating can find it at the side door of the auditorium. This door will be open around 6:45 p.m.

Tickets are offered by membership only. Memberships include tickets to all five performances.

Adult tickets are $50; student tickets are $25; and family tickets are $125, which include parents and all their children. Tickets can be purchased by contacting membership coordinator Joann Johnson at 763-421-6477.

For more information on the Anoka Community Concert Association or to hear snippets from each of the performers, visit

Load comments