Charles Esten & Clare Bowen: Stars of ABC's "Nashville" Live In Concert

Release Date: January 28, 2016

Buffalo, NY- The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo presents Charles Esten & Clare Bowen: Stars of ABC's Nashville Live In Concert on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $52, $47.

Charles Esten
, who portrays "Deacon" on the ABC television series Nashville, made his theatrical debut in London when he portrayed Buddy Holly, singing, acting and playing guitar in the hit musical Buddy. It was during his run as Buddy that Esten first appeared on the original British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? When Whose Line came to ABC, he became a recurring cast member and frequent song improviser. Esten's many additional television credits include recurring roles on Big Love, Enlightened, The Office, ER and more. While on Nashville, Esten has been honored to perform at the Grand Ole Opry and the historic Ryman Auditorium. Many of the songs he has performed as "Deacon" are available on the seven successful Nashville soundtracks that have been released to date.

Clare Bowen
stars as "Scarlett O'Connor" on ABC's Nashville and also performed on the popular series soundtracks. A native Australian, Bowen has appeared in several of her home country’s popular television dramas, as well as in films. Credits in several musical theater productions are certainly a testament to Bowen's range as a performer. Most recently, she starred as Wendla in the Geordie Brookman-directed rock musical Spring Awakening, under the co-artistic direction of Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton at the Sydney Theatre Company.

Tickets: Center for the Arts Box Office (Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm) and  To charge tickets call 1-888-223-6000. For more information call 716-645-2787 or visit

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Center for the Arts
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