Dr. Phillips Center and the Florida Blue Foundation Announce First Three Shows In Outdoor Concert Series
Florida Blue Free Concert Series launches with a performance by Tiempo Libre February 27, 2015.
February 5, 2015 – Orlando, FL – The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts launches a two year partnership with Florida Blue Foundation with the Florida Blue Free Concert Series first concert Tiempo Libre on the Seneff Arts Plaza at 6 p.m. on February 27, 2015. Other concerts already confirmed in the series are the US Navy Band, 4 p.m. on March 7, 2015 and the Original Wailers, 6 p.m. on March 29, 2015. The concert series is set in the outdoor Seneff Arts Plaza which can accommodate up to 3,000 attendees. The Florida Blue Free Concert Series will be free and open to the public.
“Florida Blue’s support of this series helps us make the Seneff Arts Plaza an ideal gathering place for the community,” said Kathy Ramsberger, CEO and president of the Dr. Phillips Center. “The series aligns with our mission of “Arts for Every Life” by celebrating all performing arts and offering a wide array of genres as well as special programming for families and children.”
A leader in Florida’s healthcare industry, Florida Blue’s mission is to help people and their communities achieve better health. By partnering with the Dr. Phillips Center that mission has expanded to improving the quality of life in Central Florida.
“Florida Blue is honored to support our community by partnering with the Dr. Phillips Center to offer these outdoor concerts,” said Tony Jenkins, market president Central Florida region for Florida Blue. “This amazing facility will be a place where creativity, innovation and individual expression abounds for many years to come - and we are proud to be a part of this world-class performing arts center where all are welcomed to come and enjoy.”
About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization operating the new state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts For Every Life® by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, School of Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion plans include a 1,700-seat Acoustical theater, rehearsal room and commercial development spaces. The Dr. Phillips Center is a public-private collaboration with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the State of Florida and generous donors. For more information please visit drphillipscenter.org.