Five Nights returns with Wild Carrot

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After a short winter hiatus, folk music kicks off the second half of arts and entertainment season

The Ohio State University at Marion welcomes Wild Carrot & The Roots Band to Morrill Hall Auditorium, Friday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m.

Wild Carrot and The Roots Band were named “Best Folk Act” in their hometown of Cincinnati and have since crisscrossed the country, entertaining audiences with an eclectic mix of award-winning original songs, traditional tunes, swing, blues, and more.

Group members Pam Temple and Spencer Funk met through music, married, and began performing together full-time in 2000 as Wild Carrot.  Joining them as the Roots Band are Brandt Smith and Brenda Wolfersberger.  Together, Wild Carrot and the Roots Band were twice chosen as the only American folk act to serve as Cultural Ambassadors to Chile by the U. S. State Department.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Morrill Hall Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. All tickets are general seating.  For ticket information call 740-725-6253 or 740-725-6340.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door, the night of the event.  Ticket prices are $10 general admission, $9 seniors, $8 Marion campus faculty & staff, $4 for all students.

Five Nights on Campus is a performing arts series designed specifically for the residents of the seven-county regional service area of Ohio State Marion and is intended to complement the other entertainment opportunities available in the area. This series features a variety of performance styles, with an opportunity for the audience to meet with artists at a reception at the end of each evening. The mission of Five Nights on Campus is to provide exceptional and diverse cultural and educational opportunities and to encourage the community to be a part of campus life.