Funky little show: B-52s to kick off Lied season

Funky little show: B-52s to kick off Lied season

New wave band The B-52s will open the Lied Center's 2017-18 season on Sept. 30. | Courtesy photo
The B-52s

The B-52s will kick off the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 2017-18 season with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

The new wave band – comprised of Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland and Cindy Wilson – has been around for about 40 years and has sold more than 20 million albums. The group's hit songs include "Love Shack," "Rock Lobster" and "Roam." After a long hiatus from the studio, the band re-emerged with the 2008 album "Funplex," which debuted at No. 11 on the U.S. Billboard charts. The band has toured extensively over the past decade.

Tickets start at $49 and are available here, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. University of Nebraska-Lincoln students can purchase tickets at a 50 percent discount with a valid NCard.

For more information on the Lied's new season, click here.