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September 26, 2003

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones coming to Purdue Dec. 7

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones will perform at Purdue University's Loeb Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7.

Presented by Purdue's Student Concert Committee, the band is making its second appearance at Purdue.

Béla Fleck has been a Grammy nominee 17 times in 10 different categories and has won five times. The Flecktones debuted in 1990 and found quick success with its jazz and bluegrass mixed sound. Last year, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones won the Grammy for best contemporary jazz album for "Outbound," their most recent studio recording.

Ticket price is $33, which includes a $1 facilities fee.

Tickets go on sale for Purdue students, faculty and staff at 10 a.m. Monday (9/29). Public sale begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday (9/30). Tickets will be sold at all campus box offices and Ticketmaster locations.

CONTACT: Katie Hutton, Purdue Convocations marketing director, (765) 494-5045,

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096;

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