The Pitchforks of Duke University Return to the Fine Arts Center | Arts & Culture
Camden, SC—January 29, 2013—The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County welcomes back the fabulous a cappella singers from Duke University, The Pitchforks. Set for Friday, February 8th at 8:00 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium, this show continues to WOW Camden audiences. The Pitchforks of Duke University will perform a range of musical numbers from classical to pop hits. This performance is made possible by Bob Sheheen.
• About The Pitchforks
Founded in 1979, The Pitchforks are the oldest a cappella group at Duke University. They perform across campus and North Carolina throughout the academic year, appearing in venues ranging from dorm common rooms to professional sports arenas. They have sung the national anthem at Chicago Bulls and Duke Basketball games, showcased themselves before the Queen of Jordan, and even opened for Ben Folds at Duke's Last Day of Classes in the spring of 2009. The group has twice won the CARA Award for Best Male Collegiate Album in the nation with its 2006 release,” ”Bring It Back,” and its 2008 release, “Disconcert.” The Pitchforks' most recent album, Refraction, was released last year. Their previous album, All In, was awarded runner-up for Best Male Collegiate Album as well as winner of Best Male Collegiate Song and Best Male Collegiate Arrangement for its hit single, "Fireflies."
From Ce Lo Green’s ”Bright Lights, Big City” to “Carolina On My Mind,” to “Hallelujah,” The Pitchforks of Duke University is an evening of music you won’t want to miss!
“The Pitchforks are the premier all-male singing group on the Duke campus and they love coming to Camden and the Fine Arts Center. Their repertoire is broad-based and appealing to ages. They have grown to love coming to Camden as much as we like having them here,” says Bob Sheheen.
For more information or tickets call 803-425-7676 extension 300 or visit the FAC website at www.fineartscenter.org. The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County is located at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden. Box office hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Thursday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
The Fine Arts Center is funded in part by the Frederick S. Upton Foundation and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding is provided by the City of Camden, Kershaw County, and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina along with donations from businesses and individuals.