ST. PAUL, Minn. (June 14, 2022) — The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced it has added a new show to its Ordway Presents Series lineup: The Red HotChilli Pipers. The Scottish Celtic rock band will return to the Ordway on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Tickets for the concert and the entire Ordway Presents Series are on sale now at

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers is a nine-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists,key boards, and drummers. The group has been rocking the world from New York to Beijing to Melbourne and everywhere in between with musicianship of the highest order and a passion for pipes that leaves audiences breathless. Tickets start at $40.

"Truly a bagpipe-rock sensation, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will absolutely rock our ConcertHall with their infectious style of feel-good music," said Dayna Martinez, the Ordway’s VicePresident of Programming and Education. “We are thrilled to welcome back this dynamic group that first brought the Ordway house down in 2019!

”The Red Hot Chilli Pipers joins four previously announced shows in the Ordway’s PresentsSeries 2022-2023 program. Single tickets for each of the five, one-night-only shows are on sale now. The four additional shows include:

Nachito Herrera and the Havana Jazz All Stars Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 (Concert Hall)

Herrera, a Minnesota jazz icon, returns to the Ordway stage for the third time, leading aband made up of superstars from the Cuban music scene. Featuring original and well-beloved tunes, the evening promises to have audiences dancing in their seats. Tickets start at $37.

Damien Sneed’s Our Song, Our Story Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 (Concert Hall)

Created and directed by composer, conductor and multi-genre musician Damien Sneed, Our Song, Our Story is an evening of music highlighting some of the world’s most well-known operatic arias, art songs and spirituals. The concert brings together two of today's most exciting operatic voices in a diverse and powerful event featuring Raehann Bryce-Davis and Brandie Inez Sutton accompanied by a string quartet and Damien Sneed on piano. This concert is an Arts Partnership co-presentation. Tickets start at $31.

Sound of Blackness’ Music for Martin Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 (Music Theater)

Jazz, blues, spirituals, rock & roll, R&B, gospel, hip hop, and soul – these are the Sounds of Blackness! Sounds of Blackness has performed at the Olympics, the World Cup, RyderCup, the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, Grammy® Awards, Denver Summit of 8, the NAACP National Convention and the Super Bowl. Winner of three Grammy® Awards, their new single “Sick & Tired” is the anthem for today’s movement for justice and equality.

During their Music for Martin concert, hear stylized arrangements of the music that fueled the civil rights movement along with poignant narration and audio-visual elements are interwoven into excerpts from the great speeches of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Tickets start at $24.

Patti LuPone in Concert: Don’t Monkey with Broadway Friday, Apr. 14, 2023 (Music Theater)

“The queen of Broadway, goddess of the modern musical” (The Guardian) indelibly interprets classic Broadway show tunes, featuring music by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin. Ms. LuPone, a three-time Tony Award® winner, also takes you behind the curtain on her life-long love affair with Broadway. Tickets start at$58.

The Arts Partners, including the Ordway, no longer require proof of vaccination or negative void test results in order to attend. Masks are welcomed and encouraged, but not required. More information about the Ordway’s health and safety plans is available at

To purchase tickets for groups of 10 or more, call 651.282.3111 or email

Ticket buyers will be able to receive a refund if any future performance is canceled. If a performance is postponed or rescheduled, tickets will automatically transfer to the new date or credit a future performance if the ticket buyer chooses.

Special thanks to Ordway season sponsor Bremer Bank and the Minnesota State ArtsBoard for their major support of the Ordway.

June 14, 2022