Celebrity Series Features Ricky Nelson Tribute

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Westminster College Celebrity Series will host "Ricky Nelson Remembered" Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

The multi-media event features Nelson's twin sons, Matthew and Gunnar, singing their father's hits, including "Hello, Mary Lou," "Travelin' Man," and "Garden Party."  Big-screen video footage of the Nelson family and interviews with celebrities influenced by Nelson are also included.  This tribute to America's original teen idol appeals to a wide audience and multiple generations.

The show sponsor is Jameson Health System.

Tickets, starting at $25, are available from the Celebrity Series box office at (724) 946-7354.  Visit the Celebrity Series website for additional information on the show.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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