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The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance.


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At the McCain box office in McCain Auditorium.


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McCain Auditorium is the only authorized outlet for purchasing tickets to events in the McCain Performance Series.

McCain Ticket Services Office

Open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 90 minutes before each performance

McCain Performance Series
Kansas State University
207 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Circle
Manhattan, KS 66506-2111

McCain Performance Series 2014-2015

Buddy Guy

Blues icon and member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5

Larry the Cable Guy

4 & 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

An amazing evening of big band jazz, led by Wynton Marsalis, the most outstanding jazz musician of his generation.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25

Music of the Sun

with ETHEL and Robert Mirabal.
7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10


Real-life stories from American warriors.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14

Straight No Chaser

Happy Hour Tour 2014.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23

An Evening with Garrison Keillor

America’s favorite storyteller.
7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27

Anything Goes

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra

8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5

Lakota Sioux Dance Theater

Cokata Upo! (Come to the Center)
4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9


The Broadway Musical.
8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14


Grammy-nominated string quintet turns heads performing everything from Mozart to Radiohead.
3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, Kirmser Hall (formerly McCain 204)

Yo-Yo Ma

Classical music’s most celebrated artist.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3

LeAnn Rimes

One of the most beloved female country artists of all time.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 16

Christmas with the King’s Singers

Top a cappella ensemble comes a-wassailing to McCain!
7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19

Shatner’s World

We just live in it.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22

Dancing Pros Live

You pick the winner.
8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29

Sister Act

A divine musical comedy.
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6

McCain Student Showcase

K-State students share their creativity and achievement.
4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15

Circus Oz: But Wait…There’s More

A cheeky vaudeville-inspired circus show for all ages.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17


An entrancing celebration of music, physicality, and life from the world’s top taiko drummers.
7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22

The Chieftains

Get a jump on St. Patty’s Day with the best-known Irish band on the planet.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10

The Intergalactic Nemesis: Twin Infinity

Live-Action Graphic Novel.
7:30 p.m. Monday, March 30


Architecture in motion.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1

Peter and the Starcatcher

7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6

The Second City Hits Home

7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, April 11, Wareham Opera House

Million Dollar Quartet

7:30 p.m. Monday, April 13

Spencers: Theater of Illusion

You won’t believe your eyes!
4 p.m. Sunday, April 19

Don Quixote — Russian National Ballet Theatre

The famous ballet based on Cervantes’ epic tale of romance and chivalry.
4 p.m. Sunday, April 26

Michael Feinstein — “The Sinatra Project”

A celebration of Sinatra worthy of “Ol’ Blue Eyes” himself
7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 10