Harry Connick Jr. added to Britt lineup

Jazz and pop artist Harry Connick Jr. will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville. The show was added this week to Britt's 2010 lineup.

"We all have our wish lists for artists we'd love to have at Britt, artists who would be perfect for our amazing venue," says Jim Fredericks, executive director of Britt Festivals, in a press release. "Harry Connick Jr. has always been at the top of our list. We're thrilled to bring Harry and his orchestra to Britt and to Southern Oregon, and we look forward to an incredible evening of great songs and great entertainment."

Connick Jr.'s career is studded with awards, including Grammies and Emmies, and he's appeared in many theater, film and television roles. He has gold- and platinum-selling albums to his credit. Connick Jr.'s latest, "Your Songs," features 14 of his arrangements of pop classics for his Big Band and a string orchestra.

Tickets for Harry Connick, Jr. will be available to Britt members from Monday, May 10, through Sunday, May 16. Patrons can make a membership contribution online, by phone or in person.

Ticket sales for the general public for all Britt concerts will begin Monday, May 17. For full information about Britt's 2010 season and membership, visit www.brittfest.org or call 541-773-6077 or 1-800-882-7488. Britt's box office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 216 W. Main St., Medford.

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