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Hal Linden, jazz musician and legendary star of Broadway and television, will present a program of classic tunes, stories and nostalgia at the State Theatre in Oroville, California on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Limited tickets will be available at the door for $25. Season tickets to the five-concert series are $60/adult and $15/ student. For additional information call (530) 589-2667 or (530) 589-0537, or visit the association website at www.orovilleconcertassociation.com.
HalLinden_LOSpressHal Linden, a 65-year entertainment veteran, is best known for his portrayal of the police precinct captain in the hit television series “Barney Miller,” for which he earned multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. In 1957 he made his Broadway debut in the musical “Bells Are Ringing” opposite Judy Holliday, and has continued to perform in more than 20 Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including “Pajama Game,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Chicago” and “Cabaret.” In 1971 he won the Tony Award for “Best Actor in a Musical” for his role in “The Rothschilds.” An accomplished jazz clarinetist and vocalist, Linden released his first album, “It’s Never Too Late,” in 2011. He is backed by a seven-piece band performing America’s classic songs, along with a lifetime of showmanship and charm.
Established in 1952, the Oroville Concert Association (“OCA”) presents an annual concert series to Oroville as an expression of their mission: “to offer every man, woman and child in this community the opportunity to experience the magic of affordable, live, quality performances by bringing audiences and professional artists together.” The OCA also provides matinees for local schools, serving thousands of students each year. Through the generous support of patrons and sponsors, these concerts are offered at affordable, family-friendly prices.