CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Motown legend Diana Ross, California surf music icons the Beach Boys, jazz sensation Diana Krall and the all-female Celtic Woman quartet headline the Clay Center's fall 2013 season, Clay officials announced Tuesday.
The lineup also includes several partnerships. Celtic Woman's holiday concert will feature the West Virginia Symphony.
In September, Mountain Stage will take place at the Clay Center with Ani DiFranco, Dawes, Dave Mason and Red Baraat. The Charleston Light Opera Guild will bring "Les Miserables" to the Clay Center Stage for two weekends starting Nov. 1.
Rounding out the fall season is a concert by the Doobie Brothers and another by Dennis DeYoung, founding member of the rock bank Styx, both in October.
The season marks the 10th anniversary of the Clay Center; Mountain Stage also is celebrating its 30th year.
Current season ticket holders have first opportunity to purchase tickets and have until 5 p.m. June 2 to do so. Single tickets go on sale 10 a.m. July 1. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org for information.
The schedule follows:
Diana Ross – 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21
The Beach Boys – 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22
Mountain Stage – 7 p.m. Sept. 29
Dennis DeYoung – 8 p.m. Oct. 11
Doobie Brothers – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13
Diana Krall – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20
"Les Miserables: -- 7:30 p.m. Nov 1, 2, 8, 9; 2 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10
Celtic Woman – 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3
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