McKINNEY (Jan. 5, 2015) — Do the sweet sounds of the ukulele make you want to do a happy dance? Hear the ukulele played like never before with the wildly popular Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra as they make their McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) debut on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m.

The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra from New Zealand has been in hot demand worldwide as they combine charming humor, disarmingly small instruments, quirky Kiwi costumes and hilarious audience participation into a spectacular funfest as they play songs made famous by artists such as Justin Timberlake, Elvis, The Beatles, Cyndi Lauper and Prince.

General admission tickets are $35, with discounts available for seniors, students, children and groups, and available for purchase online at, at MPAC, 111 N. Tennessee St. or by calling MPAC’s Emerson Ticket Office at 214-544-4630.