Chris Hadfield performs for local high school students during a keynote address in Sarnia. May 25, 2016 (BlackburnNews.com Photo by Briana Carnegie)

Out Of This World Performance Planned

Tickets go on sale this Friday for an out-of-this-world performance at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre.

Former astronaut, Sarnia-born Chris Hadfield and his band of fellow astronauts and musicians called Bandella will be performing on July 6.

The group has been performing for over 14 years and play a variety of folk originals, 70s and 80s folk and rock, bluegrass and jazz.

Hadfield, who plays guitar in the band, was recognized internationally after his in-space rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.”

Retired NASA astronaut and accomplished flautist Cady Coleman played a duet with Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson from space.

Joe Schmid is a NASA flight surgeon, two-star general and stand-up bass player.

Steve Robinson is a retired NASA astronaut while vocalist Micki Pettit is married to an astronaut.

Tickets go on sale at 9am online and at 11am in person at the theatre box office.

You can go to the Imperial website for more information.