UPDATE: National Tour Launching at Stiefel

Popular performers from the NBC series “America’s Got Talent” are heading on the road this fall. The “America’s Got Talent Live: The All-Stars Tour!” kicks off Oct. 6 in Salina.

The tour will feature top stars from the long-running variety competition series, including comedian Taylor Williamson, singer Emily West, acrobatic duo The KriStef Brothers and “junk rock” performers Recycled Percussion. Tickets go on sale Friday.

More performers will be announced at a later date.

The tour will visit 42 cities, including Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans and Los Angeles. It wraps on Nov. 22 in Reno, Nevada.

“America’s Got Talent” is in its 10th season. It airs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Central time.

The tour will launch in Salina, on Tuesday October 6th. Tickets start at $45, and go on sale Friday, August 14th.

Also coming to the Stiefel, is the legendary Gregg Allman. The theater announced Friday it has partnered with Blues Masters at the Crossroads to Bring Gregg Allman.

Friday, October 16 at the Stiefel Theatre – Gregg Allman headlines, with Alvin “Youngblood” Hart, Clinton Broussard and Jimmy D. Lane.
Saturday, October 17 at Blue Heaven Studios – John Primer, Jeffrey Broussard, Noah Wotherspoon, Marquise Knox, Millage Gilbert and Brushy One String

Both night’s shows begin at 7pm, with Gregg Allman taking the stage Friday night at the Stiefel at 9:30pm.

Blues Masters at the Crossroads has for 18 years been an internationally renowned two-night festival that features the most legendary blues artists in the most intimate of settings. The concert and its Blue Heaven Studios venue has been critically acclaimed by the likes of NPR, CNN, CBS Sunday Morning, the Associated Press, Living Blues and on and on. Each year, fans come from Europe, both coasts and all points in between to attend. This year, the concert expands with a partnership with the gorgeous Stiefel Theatre, where the weekend’s Friday night show will be set. A larger seating capacity, but with the same intimate and ornate setting, allows the Blues Masters bill to include a true superstar in Gregg Allman.

Tickets start at $59 for the Friday night show at the Stiefel, and go on-sale at the Stiefel on Friday, August 14 @ 9am.  To buy tickets to the Stiefel call 785-827-1998 or go online to ticketmaster.com or stiefeltheatre.org.  Tickets to the Saturday, October 17 Blues Masters at the Crossroads concert at Salina’s Blue Heaven Studios can be purchased online at www.blueheavenstudios.com or by calling 800-716-3553 or 785-825-8609. The Stiefel Theatre will be selling tickets to the Saturday night Blues Masters concert, and Blue Heaven will also have tickets available for the Friday night show at the Stiefel.