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STOMP Comes to Detroit + Giveaway!

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to the Fox Theatre in Detroit on Friday, March 16 through Saturday, March 17.

The performers in STOMP “make a rhythm out of anything we can get our hands on that makes a sound,” says co-founder/director Luke Cresswell.  A unique combination of percussion, movement and visual comedy, STOMP has created its own inimitable, contemporary form of rhythmic expression: both household and industrial objects find new life as musical instruments in the hands of an idiosyncratic band of body percussionists.  It is a journey through sound, a celebration of the everyday and a comic interplay of characters wordlessly communicating through dance and drum.

Throughout its life, the show has continued to change by creating new material. It is safe to say you will never again look at supermarket carts or plumbing fixtures the same way… or paint cans, or kitchen sinks.

Synchronized stiff-bristle brooms become a sweeping orchestra, eight Zippo lighters flip open and closed to create a fiery fugue; wooden poles thump and clack in a rhythmic explosion.  STOMP uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – dustbins, tea chests, radiator hoses, boots, hub caps – to fill the stage with a compelling and unique act that is often imitated but never duplicated.

Tickets ($20, $40, $50 and $65) are on sale now and can be purchased at 313presents.com, The Fox Theatre and Little Caesars Arena XFINITY box offices and Ticketmaster.com.

Performance Schedule:

Friday, March 16 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 17 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Enter to win 2 tickets now!

 

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3 Responses

  1. YVONNE WOODSTOCK says:

    The question in the entry form asks why I want to see Cirque Dream Holidaze?… I would LOVE to see that too, but I am guessing that question is meant to ask why I want to see STOMP, so I will answer that.

    I was VERY lucky to have already seen STOMP with my husband a couple of years ago when they were here.
    If it was more than 2 tickets to win, we would LOVE to go again and bring a couple of our loved ones who we know wishes they could see it too, with us. But since it’s 2 tickets, as much as I would love seeing them again, I would love even more to surprise one of my adult kids who have wanted to see STOMP for a long time…. most likely my youngest adult son and his significant other to celebrate their 1 yr. dating anniversary. I KNOW they would absolutely love it and have wished they could see STOMP but can’t afford extra’s in life right now.

    • YVONNE WOODSTOCK says:

      PS. if I am lucky enough to win, I will give you the name of my adult child who I would be surprising with the tickets if you need to give a name to Will Call, of course. 🙂

  2. susan byrne says:

    I love watching them perform. I’ve never seen anything live this before. I think it would be so cool and I live just outside of Detroit. 15 minute drive.

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