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Willmar Education and Arts Center (WEAC)
Concert Hall, Performance Theatre and Art Gallery



    $20 for adults
    $5 for students


Season 2022-2023

1. Copper Street Brass, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 17, 2022

Copper Street Brass is a Minneapolis-based sextet composed of two trumpets, trombone, tuba, French horn and percussion with several members doubling on keyboard, percussion, guitars and electric instruments.  Copper Street Brass presents a variety of music in bold innovative ways with a friendly and charming stage presence.  “That ‘70s Show” cleverly features music from the 1770s, 1870s, and 1970s from classical and opera, jazz and folk, to rock and disco. Their eclectic performance will feature something for everyone.

2. David Osborne, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 19, 2022

Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents,” David Osborne’s career highlights are many.  He has performed at the White House well over 50 times for the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump.  David has performed at Jimmy Carter’s birthday party for over 30 years and entertained at Jimmy & Rosalynn’s 75th wedding anniversary in July 2021. He is the resident pianist at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas and regularly performs for stars who live in the Vegas metropolitan area. His music includes romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic, and Broadway show tunes. 

3. Backtrack Vocals, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, 2023

Backtrack Vocals is a 5-person professional a cappella singing group that transforms familiar pop, funk, Motown, standards, and Broadway songs with all-new vocal (and beatbox) arrangements. Capitalizing on their fresh sound, BTV began its musical journey by launching a YouTube channel. Their unique music videos featured new arrangements of familiar songs, bringing BTV millions of new fans.

4. How Sweet It Is, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Nashville-based Steve Leslie is an awarded singer/songwriter/guitarist.  In “How Sweet It Is!” Steve Leslie performs the music of one of his greatest influences, James Taylor, in an authentic and spellbinding concert event. Steve’s warm baritone and exceptional guitar technique will have audiences singing along to James Taylor’s incredible catalog of songs. Audiences are raving about “How Sweet It Is!” and the level of genuine craftsmanship Steve Leslie brings to James Taylor’s music. Leslie will be accompanied by his musical partner on piano.