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Croce Plays Croce: 50th Anniversary Tour coming to Virginia in spring

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The Virginia Theatre is set to host a night soaked in nostalgia and rich musical heritage as A.J. Croce brings his “Croce Plays Croce: 50th Anniversary Tour” to Champaign on April 9th, 2024. Celebrating half a century of his father Jim Croce’s enduring legacy, A.J. will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., offering a poignant set that includes his father’s beloved classics, his own work, and tracks that have influenced both artists. With ticket prices ranging from $39.50 to $79.50, fans can secure their seats beginning November 10, 2023, and be part of an evening that promises to bridge generations through the power of song.

This tour not only commemorates Jim Croce’s monumental contribution to folk music but also highlights A.J. Croce’s own three-decade career that boasts ten studio albums and 20 Top 20 singles. A.J., a virtuoso piano player with appearances on major TV networks and tours with icons like Willie Nelson and B.B. King, now pays homage to his father’s legacy, which still resonates 50 years later with classics like “Time in a Bottle” and “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”. The Virginia Theatre’s historic ambiance will serve as the perfect backdrop for an evening that is sure to be an intimate journey through the Croces’ musical timeline.

Croce Plays Croce: 50th Anniversary Tour
Virginia Theatre
Tu, April 9th, 7:30 p.m.
$39.50 to $79.50

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