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Center Stage

Center Stage: Phenomena 2013

Friday, March 22, 2013

Phenomena

The "Piano Man" Bruce Barker, from the Neon Cactus, was the opening act in Elliott Hall of Music.


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Bruce brought the three of the directors from PMO on stage to sing. They were Ted Arthur, Bill Griffel, and Jeff Vallier.


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Roy Johnson and the Phenomena band opened the show with the song "Welcome to the Jungle".


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More phenomena performers joined Roy for the second song "Ballroom Blitz".


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Cheyenne Chaplin sang the Journey classic, "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'".


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Jake Burris started the 80s Medley with "You Make My Dreams"...


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...and Austin Rauschuber finished it off with "Wake Me Up (Before you Go-Go)".


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The performers came out to sing and dance along to "Come Sail Away".


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Colin Smith sang the solo, sticking to a nautical theme.


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Karli Davis belted the KT Tunstall hit, "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree".


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She was joined by the voices of a small ensemble of girls: Audrey Bengert, Diana Poulin, Brandi Fishburn, Grace Bagshaw, Ashlae Nelms, and Abby Everett.


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Jacob Shapiro came out for the solo on "Coutry Girl (Shake It For Me)".


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The rest of the guys joined him, decked out in boots, big belt buckles, and cowboy hats!


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Nick Miller played and sang the Train song, "Drops of Jupiter".


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The girls started onstage for the next song, the Rock'n'roll Medley.


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Kathryn Johnson sang "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and Danny Hartman sang "American Woman", mashing the two songs together.


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By the end of the song, both the guys and girls were rocking out on stage!


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Members of the Purdue Bells perform "The Final Countdown".


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It utilized only the bells and Andrew Kasha on bass guitar.


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Chrissy Kvachkoff and Jenna Engleberth dueted "Walk Like an Egyptian".


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Clint Buechler, John Evelo, Blake Nash, Peter King, Austin Welch, Dylan Simpson, and Brett Balasky all came out to sing harmonies for "Carry on My Wayward Son".


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The Phenomena band members rocked out during the guitar solos of the Kansas hit.


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Peter King sang the solo, with the rest providing backup vocals.


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James Crawley came out to sing "21 Guns".


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This Green Day hit had choreography influenced by their musical "American Idiot".


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It was one of the most emotional and powerful songs of the show!


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Matt Hanauer and the rest of the Phenomena performers closed the show with "Everybody Talks" by Neon Trees.


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It was a very successful show, which benefitted Food Finders of Lafayette!

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