GET YOUR TICKETS…9/27 Brad Garrett Known for his performance as big brother Robert to the main character from ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ Garrett’s versatility in comedy and acting have been proven through numerous successes in television, film, Broadway and standup. At the Touhill. 516-4949 or www.touhill.org.
10/1 Gordon Lightfoot The singer-songwriter weaves tales of love and longing in eloquent, musical masterpieces that have become enduring standards. At the Fabulous Fox Theatre. 534-1111 or www.metrotix.com
10/4 Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby The bluegrass legend and 12-time Grammy Award winner continues his quest to lead the country in a revival of roots music and is joined by renowned pianist and songwriter Hornsby. At the Touhill. 516-4949 or www.touhill.org.
10/21-11/2 The Color Purple Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, the musical is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the film by Steven Spielberg, and features a joyous Grammy-nominated score with gospel, jazz, pop and the blues. It is a triumphant story about hope and the healing power of love. At the Fabulous Fox Theatre. 534-1111 or www.metrotix.com.