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John Davidson brings banjo performance to WCU

John Davidson, star of television and Broadway for more than 50 years, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, at Western Carolina University as part of the 2010-11 Galaxy of Stars Series.

Davidson will present a vocal and banjo performance of his favorite songs and stories from his career, which has included leading Broadway roles as well as stints as host on such television shows as Hollywood Squares and The $10,000 Pyramid.

Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for senior citizens, and $5 for students and children. Group rates are available.

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