Rockin’ Alumni Showcase

Rockin’ Alumni Showcase

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Featuring: Rick Vito and the Lucky Devils
Opening: Mark Wayne Glasmire ‘77
Tickets: $12

Call 610-683-4092 or click here for tickets.

Rick Vito is described as being “as cool and sharp as a ’59 Cadillac.” This rocking guitarist mixes classic rock and roll styling with a strong presence of slide-guitar blues to create a sound all his own. A former member of Fleetwood Mac, Vito is featured on several of their albums. In 2010 he appeared on and produced the live CD/DVD, “Blues Again” from the Mick Fleetwood Blues Band Featuring Rick Vito, receiving a GRAMMY nomination for Best Traditional Blues Album. He has performed with such talents as Bob Seger, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Jackson Browne and Boz Scaggs.

Mark Wayne Glasmire’s music has carried him from the New York City folk scene to the storied songwriter nights of Nashville. He’s opened shows for top-tier acts such as Guy Clark and Dierks Bentley. Since the release of his 2009 CD, “Life Goes On”, Mark has enjoyed hits on the national Music Row Chart, including the Top 40, and has won international acclaim with a string of #1’s on the international HotDisc Chart.

Both artists were born and raised in the area and had their musical careers start at Kutztown University. This concert marks their exciting return to Schaeffer Auditorium. Rick Vito played at the first K’Town Blues Festival with Muddy Waters in 1969 and has many fond memories of Schaeffer Auditorium during his four years here. Mark played in the dorms and cafes on campus to the delight of students and developed the confidence as a musician that has lasted with him through the years. We are delighted to have them return to campus.

Sponsored by Steckel and Stopp Attorneys at Law

This event is presented by the Kutztown University Foundation.