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Broward Performing Arts Foundation Announces Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Inductee John Fogerty Will Headline the 2020 Annual Celebration

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee John Fogerty comes to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, February 22, 2020 for the Broward Performing Arts Foundation’s 2020 Annual Celebration to support the education and enrichment programs at the Broward Center. The evening’s festivities begin at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, the show at 8 p.m. and a post-show party at 10 p.m.

Fogerty was named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s Top 100 Greatest Guitarists and Top 100 Singers of all time. He is an eight-time Grammy Award® nominee and took home that trophy for Best Rock Album for Blue Moon Swamp

As lead singer and lead guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty’s prolific songwriting helped pen some of the most memorable songs in rock and roll, including “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising” and “Fortunate Son.” His solo career skyrocketed in the 1980s with his chart-topping single “Centerfield.” Inducted into both the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, he also wrote the hits “Change in the Weather” and “Rock and Roll Girls,” among others.

“John Fogerty is a true rock icon and we are delighted that he’ll take the stage this year at the Annual Celebration,” said Kelley Shanley, president and CEO of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. “It’s always one of the most memorable nights of the season. Not only will our guests have a fabulous evening, but students in our community will also benefit, as the funds raised will support the education and enrichment programs here at the Broward Center.”

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As of December 18, 2019, the Annual Celebration Gold Sponsors included AutoNation: The Haller Foundation; Michelle Howland, The Howland Group—Compass: Sean Donovan and Lori Macpherson; Dr. Lee and Brigitte Mandel, South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center; Mary and Dean Middleton; Marie Morris; and Christine and Richard Welch. Silver Sponsors included BBX Capital, Ann M. Burris, Martin and Terri Cole, Goldman Sachs, The Miniaci Family, Northern Trust, Charlie and Laura Palmer, PNC, Salah Foundation, Stiles, Thermal Concepts, Douglas and Linda Von Allmen, Gary and Deborah Wendt, and Mark and Linda Wilford.

Tickets to the Woodstock/Hippie Chic-themed Annual Celebration start at $1,500 and include a cocktail reception at the Huizenga Pavilion and Wendt Terraces; followed by a pre-show dinner in the Amaturo Theater; preferred seating at the John Fogerty performance in the Au-Rene Theater; and the after-party at the Huizenga Pavilion and Wendt Terraces. To purchase this full package, visit www.BrowardCenter.org/Events/Detail/John-Fogerty. For more information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities, contact (954) 468-3284 or email Foundation@BrowardCenter.org.

Tickets for the performance only go on sale Friday, December 20, 2020 and are $49.50 – $225 with $169.50 JetBlue Flight Deck on the Club Level tickets. Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of the Broward Center, Parker Playhouse and affiliated venues. Buy tickets online at www.BrowardCenter.org or www.Ticketmaster.com; by phone at (954) 462-0222 or at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office. Know who you are buying from when you purchase tickets.

For more than 25 years, the Broward Performing Arts Foundation has been instrumental in providing support for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The Foundation was established in 1985 to deliver the required private funding to build the Center and create an endowment to sustain its operations. Over the years, the Foundation has successfully raised funds to support the Broward Center’s innovative and diverse programming, arts-in-education initiatives, community engagement activities and capital projects. The Foundation recently completed a $30 million capital campaign to renovate and restore the iconic Parker Playhouse. Prior to this, it raised $60 million to complete the Encore! capital campaign to renovate, renew and revitalize the Broward Center