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Golden Sounds of The Platters

Golden Sounds of The PlattersThursday, January 28, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket Price: $44
The iconic harmonies of the Platters define the 50’s Doo Wop sound. Come enjoy classics such as Twilight Time, The Great Pretender, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Only You, and My Prayer. Straight from a starring run in Branson, MO, this group will perform all of your favorites.

An Evening with Graham Nash: This Path Tonight Tour

Graham NashThursday, February 11, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket prices: $89/$69/$49
tiered pricing based on seat location
This Grammy award winner was not once, but twice inducted into the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame –Crosby, Stills, & Nash and The Hollies. Also a two-time Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Graham is still writing and just released a new studio album This Path Tonight.

The Machine performs Pink Floyd

The MachineFriday, February 19, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket prices: $39/$29/$19
tiered pricing based on seat location
America’s top Pink Floyd tribute band, The Machine, has been bringing the Pink Floyd experience – including a laser light show – to life for over 25 years. Featuring music from all 16 of Pink Floyd’s albums, the band has traveled the world performing at everything from Germany’s Rock of Ages to Bonnaroo.

Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee MessinaMonday, April 18, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket prices: $54/$44/$34
tiered pricing based on seat location
Busting out of the gate in 1996 with “Heads Carolina, Tails California,” Jo Dee sizzled with 16 Top 40 Country single and 5 billion albums sold worldwide. Her latest album, ME, came about thanks to the most successful Kickstarter campaign to come out of Nashville – all driven by her amazing fans!

Rap Icon Flavor Flav featuring DJ Sizzle

Flavor FlavFriday, April 22, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket prices: $34
Who is Flavor Flav? Rap pioneer? Public Enemy hype man? Reality Star with his “Flavor of Love” show? Culinary grad and restaurateur? Musical virtuoso who plays 11 instruments? College grad? Maybe he is all the above.  Flavor Flav will be joined onstage by DJ Sizzle, who is best known for his work alongside Flo Rida. Don’t be late for these in-your-face artists with over 30 years in the business.

The Kingston Trio

Y0424Sunday, April 24, 2016 @ 7pm
Ticket prices: $29
The Kingston Trio optimizes the folk tradition of honest harmony. They had unprecedented album sales in the 50s and 60s thanks to hits like their version of Tom Dooley.

Leftover Salmon

Leftover SalmonWednesday, May 4, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket prices: $44/$34/$24
tiered pricing based on seat location
If you love the Allman Brothers, Delbert McClinton, Little Feat, Lynard Skynard, Zac Brown Band, or Old Crow Medicine Show you will love this hybrid band mixing bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun zydeco. This self-dubbed “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass” band has become a jam band favorite.

Kashmir: A Led Zeppelin Tribute

KashmirFriday, May 6, 2016 @ 8pm
Ticket prices: $35
Kashmir is the ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute band playing all of your favorites: Stairway to Heaven, Black Dog, Whole Lotta Love, and maybe even Kashmir.

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       8/27         Thu          A Thousand Horses                                                                          8pm            $20                         $25 (Day of Show)

When Rolling Stone Country hailed A Thousand Horses as the best up-and-comer at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, it was the latest in a whole series of accolades including their number 1single SMOKE, that got the band even more fired up. Featuring Newberry’s own Michael Hobby (Lead Vocals) and Bill Satcher (Lead Guitar) A Thousand Horses is a fresh fusion of classic sounds – a hybrid of Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Allman Brothers, Black Crowes and Exile on Main Street-era Rolling Stones, wrapped up in a modern-country context. The band’s album, Southernality, is as wild and free and powerful as the name A Thousand Horses implies. This is the result of years of a road-doggin’ pursuit, determination, and an against-the-odds struggle that found its rewards by bringing great music to the people.

 

      9/2          Wed        Senator Tim Scott Town Hall Meeting                                            1pm               Free

US Senator Tim Scott is hosting former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum for a town hall meeting. This is a ticketed event.

 

      9/11        Fri       The Boxmasters                                                                                        8pm              $60                         $55 group

Billy Bob “Bud” Thornton, Teddy Andreadis, J.D. Andrew, and Brad Davis make up “The Boxmasters”; an American roots-rock band of seasoned musicians whose sound is rich in rhythm and story. Formed in 2007, the band released the self-titled debut record “The Boxmasters” to critical acclaim. This two-CD set was comprised of original songs – including the Americana Radio hit “The Poor House” – and eclectic covers of tunes by The Beatles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Mott The Hoople and Mel Tillis.

 

       9/13     Sun               John Wagner and Friends                                                             3pm            FREE                   

Newberry clarinetist John Wagner and Friends will be performing Weber and some of the great piano/clarinet literature, followed by jazz! Sponsored by Pope Brown Foundation

 

       9/18         Fri            Kansas                                                                                                8pm            $79                         $75 group

KANSAS has spent more than four decades as a part of the soundtrack of the lives of multiple generations of music lovers.  The band has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums  (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, Best of KANSAS), one platinum live album (Two for the Show), and a million-selling gold single, “Dust in the Wind.” KANSAS appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. “Carry on Wayward Son was the #2 most played track on classic rock radio in 1995 and went to #1 in 1997.  Sponsored by Carolina Comfort

 

                     9/20          Sun             Doug and Bunny Williams                                                             3pm              $20                         $15 group

Doug and Bunny have been producing musical variety shows at the Opera House since its beginning season in 1998. They showcase local professional musicians in a wide variety of genres. Very entertaining and a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  Steven W’s will be open for dining afterwards.

 

                     9/26          Sat              Legendary Tributes                                                                           8pm             $30                         $40 VIP (first 5 rows)

Rick Wade and Terry Turner, both award winning entertainers, will pay tribute to four astounding music legends!!!! One night only!!! Conway Twitty, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis and The King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley! This highly anticipated performance will be backed by one of the best bands in the industry! Go back in time with us for a fun and entertaining evening!

 

      9/27          Sun         Charlie Thomas’ Drifters                                                               7pm            $30                         $25group

Charlie Thomas’ Drifters are true music legends, with hits that include “Under the Boardwalk,” “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “Up on the Roof,” “This Magic Moment,” “There Goes my Baby,” and more. Charlie was lead singer on two of the group’s top 40 hits, Sweets For My Sweetand “When My Little Girl Is Smiling”, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and was given a Pioneer Award by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. Nature Blu, Charlie’s daughter will open the show.  Sponsored by BB&T

 

10/1        Thu              Lisa Loeb                                                                            8pm              $37.50                   $30 group

A singer-songwriter and actress Lisa Loeb launched her career in 1994 with the song Stay (I Missed You). which was included in the film Reality Bites. She was the first artist to have a number one single in the United States while not signed to a recording contract. Her five studio CDs include her major label debut, the gold-selling Tails and its follow-up, the Grammy-nominated, gold-selling Firecracker.

 

     10/2       Fri                  Ambrosia and Orleans                                                                    8pm              $49                         $40 group

A 70’s mega-band, Ambrosia, with a new invigorating style of music, has collaborated with such cultural icons as Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Alan Parsons. Their hits include Biggest Part of Me,” “You’re the Only Woman,” “How Much I Feel, Heavy FM Airplay and the admiration and respect of the musical community.  The band  Orleans joins this amazing evening singing their hits including such bona-fide classics such as “Still the One”, “Dance With Me” and “Love Takes Time.” Orleans is now celebrating their 40th year of creating musical history together!

 

                       10/3       Sat    Oktoberfest – Downtown Newberry

 

       10/4     Sun        Abbey Simon                                                                                             3pm           $25                  $20group         Students ½ $

Legendary Pianist Abbey Simon – the “a pianist’s pianist,”  Hypnotic, poetic, resplendent, phenomenal…These are typical of the musical headlines which have followed Abbey Simon on his concert tours throughout all six continents. “Abbey Simon is surely one of the greatest pianists of our time, (and has been for nearly a century) a pianist who is absolutely truthful in everything he plays.” Haagshe Courant (The Hague)  Sponsored by Pope Brown Foundation

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     10/8           Thu          An Evening with Guy Penrod – Gospel                                       7pm            $28                         $42 (VIP first 10 rows)

GRAMMY® and GMA DOVE Award-winning recording artist Guy Penrod spent 14 years as the lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band where his vocal range and commitment inspired audiences. His successful solo career has included the top-selling southern gospel album of 2012 and a job hosting DayStar Television’s Emmy Award-winning “Gospel Music Showcase.”  His latest album Worship features his unmistakable, rasp-tinged vocals bringing to life new renditions of both classic and contemporary songs like “Shout to the Lord,” “Revelation Song,” “Victory in Jesus,” “You Never Let Go,” “10,000 Reasons” and more.

 

      10/11        Sun           Steve Tyrell                                                                                       7pm            $45            $40 group

“Steve Tyrell — an artist, songwriter, producer, music supervisor, and performer — his singing in a Texas drawl with a heavy New Orleans

influence, suggests a modern all-American dad holding a mint julep. His performance smolders.” — New York Times. Hits Include: The Way You Look Tonight,” ( for Father of the Bride)“The Simple Life,” “Crush on You,” and “The Sunny Side of the Street.” Tyrell has produced hits for Grammy-winning artists such as Aaron Neville, Rod Stewart, and Diana Ross. Steve tours mainly with his band  but also plays with the most renowned orchestras, ie The Boston Pops,  The New York Pops, The Nashville Symphony, and The Houston Symphony and with on  multitude of Disney films.

 

      10/13        Tue           Rusted Root and the Dirty Dozen                                                 8pm            $42            $35 group

Rusted Root is known for their unique fusion of acoustic, rock, world and other styles of music, with a strong percussion section that draws from African, Latin American, and Native American influences. Their lyrical content varies but often talks about Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Rusted Root has sold more than three million albums worldwide. The band achieved fame with its platinum-selling album When I Woke, which included hit single “Send Me On My Way.” The song has been featured prominently in many films and commercials.  The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances. They have revitalized the brass band in New Orleans. The Dirty Dozen have been featured guests on albums by artists including David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Dr. John, Widespread Panic, Modest Mouse, Dave Matthews Band and the Black Crowes.

 

10/14       Wed          Ghost Hunters LIVE – Jason Hawes & Steve Gonsalves                            8pm           $55      $50 group

Jason and Steve bring the world of the Paranormal and the wildly popular show Ghost Hunters to you in this interactive stage presentation. Jason and Steve share some of their favorite evidence they have caught throughout the years,  some of which has never been seen before and see behind the scenes footage never before seen. They recount their exploits from around the world, fun and scary , from the road,and  from their investigation before Ghost Hunters and during Ghost Hunters. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask the Ghost Hunters any question you would like as they close each show with a Q&A session. You’ll laugh, you will be scared and you most certainly will have a great time! Meet & Greet the Artists before the show –additional $50.

 

       10/16       Fri            Vienna Boys Choir                                                                          8pm            $40            $30 group

They’re the original boy band. Formed more than 500 years ago, the Vienna Boys Choir continues to delight fans all over the world with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and a crowd-pleasing repertoire that includes everything from Austrian waltzes to classical masterpieces to contemporary pop songs.  Sponsored by Simplified Office Systems

     

       10/18       Sun           Don Williams                                                                                    7pm            $69            $65 group

They came to call Don Williams “the Gentle Giant” in the decades he was a dominating country hit maker because of his unique blend of commanding presence and that laid-back, easy style that has appealed to adult men and women alike—cutting across national and genre boundaries. Between 1974 and 1991, Don had at least one major hit every year, including such country standards as “Good Ole Boys Like Me,” “Till the Rivers All Run Dry,” “It Must Be Love,” “I’m Just a Country Boy,” “Amanda and I Believe in You.” He also had a hit duet with Emmylou Harris on Townes Van Zandt’s “If I Needed You.”

 

       10/19       Mon         No Fear For Freedom – The Friendship Nine                          8pm            $5               $3 group    Students ½ price

Come and witness a part of history that helped change the direction of the Civil Rights Movement. The original musical, No Fear for Freedom, retells the 1961 story of nine brave young men who stood up for justice and equality in Rock Hill, SC. Their premise of Jail, No Bail helped shift the Civil Rights Movement into a new direction and challenged a community to rise up and answer the call for equality and human justice.  Don’t miss this powerful performance full of original songs and messages that prove, nonviolence can create change!  The Universe is on the side of justice. Sponsored by the Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity and Newberry College.

 

       10/22       Thu          Josh Turner                                                                                       8pm            $115          $97 group            

SC born and bred and one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers earning numerous CMA, ACM and GRAMMY nominations since the release of his debut album, Long Black Train, Josh Turner has sold more than five million albums and garnered four No. 1 hits (including three multi-week chart-toppers): “Your Man,” “Would You Go With Me,” and “Why Don’t We Just Dance” (a four-week No. 1 that was named the

most-played song of the year in 2010 by MediaBase). His song, “All Over Me,” from Haywire also reached the top spot on the charts, making him one of only seven country artists to have two No. 1 hits in 2010. Turner is one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, inducted in 2007.

 

 

10/30      Fri            Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia                   8pm              $35           $25group       Students ½ price

Words fail to express the deep impression created by the beautiful figures, swift movements and virtuoso performance including the smooth, gliding dances of the girls, the remarkable jumps and pirouettes of the men dancers” – NY Times.  From the foot hills of the Sayan Mountains, to the icy Kara Sea, proudly rolls the waters of the mighty and majestic Yenisey River. On its banks live many peoples of Siberia, which have their own culture, literature and art. This vast and beautiful land has become a source of inspiration for the Krasnoyarsk Dance Company of Siberia, which by choreographic means reveals the spiritual wealth of the Siberians, glorifying their labor feats and telling of the wonderful nature of the land.     Sponsored by the Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity

 

       11/1        Sun          Oyster Roast – Sponsored by the NOH Guild Featuring Bowen’s Island Oysters              5pm         $40

Sumptuous Bowen’s Island oysters, great beverages, food and terrific fellowship at Dave Waldrop’s farm.

 

       11/5          Thu          David Cullen – Newberry College Gerding Author Series                              7pm           FREE

Dave Cullen wrote the New York Times bestseller Columbine”, and is writing a book about two gay army couples. He contributes to New York Times, BuzzFeed, NewRepublic.com, Guardian, Times of London, Newsweek,  Washington Post, Slate, Salon, and Daily Beast.

 

       11/6          Fri            Balsam Range – Bluegrass                                                                                     8pm           $30                     $25 group

Carolina bred Balsam Range are the 2014 IBMA ”Entertainer of the Year” recipients as well as the 2014 IBMA ”Vocal Group of the Year” winners, Balsam Range consists of five members: on fiddle and lead tenor, Buddy Melton; on mandolin and vocals, Darren Nicholson; on stand up bass, dobro and vocals, Tim Surrett; on guitar and vocals, Caleb Smith; and on banjo, Dr. Marc Pruett. Sponsored by BlueCross/BlueShield

 

       11/7        Sat          The Vogues – Surf Rock Legends                                                                               8pm           $35                  $30 group

One of the top vocal groups on the oldies scene! Known for their stylish, poised performances and fresh harmonies, unmistakably Vogue!

Their hits include “Turn Around, Look at Me”, Five O’Clock World”, You’re the One,” My Special Angel,” and Earth Angel to name just a few!  Sponsored by BB&T

 

       11/8        Sun          Sirena Huang – Violinist                                                                                             3pm           $30                   $20        Students ½$

Violinist Sirena Huang is the first prize gold medalist of the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians held in Korea in 2009, and she has been winning the major international competition since then.. She was named the first artist-in-residence of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra for 2011-14. Ms. Huang made her orchestra solo debut with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra at age nine. Since then, she has performed in thirteen countries across three continents and has been featured as soloist with more than forty orchestras.

Sponsored by Pope Brown Foundation

 

                    11/10          Tue Hamlet by William Shakespeare– Warehouse Theatre                           8pm            $25                $19 group

Prince Hamlet is depressed. Having been summoned home to Denmark from school in Germany to attend his father’s funeral, he is shocked to find his mother, Gertrude, already remarried. The Queen has wed Hamlet’s Uncle Claudius, the dead king’s brother., presented by Greenville’s premiere professional theater.. Sponsored by The Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity

 

    11/11         Wed Vets with a Mission – Movie                                                                            8pm             Free?

 

    11/13         Fri                   Flashdance                                                                                                           3&8pm       $45                    $35 group

With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream. FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award-winning title song

“Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock & Roll.”

 

     11/15         Sun           The Four Freshmen                                                                                              3pm            $35        $28 group

Four-part harmony, a twist of elegance, with a splash of swing, and a whole lot of fun! A vocal harmony like no other. Now in their 63rd year of performance, The Four Freshmen continue to bring their unique brand of vocal harmony to audiences worldwide. The legendary sound that began in 1948 with Bob, Don, Ross and Hal continues –with style.

 

     11/18      Wed            Steve Watson – Newberry College                                                                       8pm             $20                    $15 group    

 

     11/20         Fri           Main Street Lights – Downtown Newberry                                                        6pm

Main Street Lights is the official Community Christmas Tree and Downtown Decoration Lighting Ceremony and Celebration complete with faux snow display, Christmas shopping, and community caroling.

 

       11/20       Fri            Carl Palmer’s Emerson Lake & Palmer Legacy                                              8pm               $35                   $30 group

Carl Palmer is an English drummer and percussionist, with Emerson Lake and Palmer. He is credited as one of the most respected rock drummers to emerge from the 1960s. In addition, Palmer is a veteran of a number of famous English bands, including The Crazy World of Arthur BrownAtomic RoosterEmerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia.

 

       11/21       Sat            Gene Watson                                                                                                          8pm                  $50  $42 group

This year marks the Golden Anniversary of one of our greatest living country vocalists, Gene Watson. His ageless voice sounds exactly as it did when he first recorded these songs in the 1970s and 1980s including “Fourteen Carat Mind,” “Love in the Hot Afternoon,” “Farewell Party,” “Memories to Burn,” “Got No Reason Now for Going Home,” “Speak Softly,” “Paper Rosie” and “Sometimes I Get Lucky and Forget.” He is a Singer’s Singer.

 

                      12/1         Tue          Ozark Jubilee                                                                                                             3&7pm          $26                 $22.50 group

The Ozark Jubilee features Branson’s funniest comedian and world class fiddler—Doofus Doolittle. Doofus will have you rolling in the aisles with his unique style of “Hillbilly Humor”. You can expect some of the best fiddle music anywhere! Doofus, alias Randy Newman, has established himself as a World Class Violinist. The Ozark Jubilee Band consists of some of the best musicians and singers in the business today.

 

      12/3         Thu        Jingle All the Way, Carolina FreeStyle                                                7pm                   $14                $11 group

The former Mrs. USA, Tammy Johns, and her award winning Carolina FreeStyle dance team present a great evening of dance and celebration.  Regular performers at the SC State Fair, Country Tonite Theater in Gatlinburg, Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach, Walt Disney World in Florida, and New York City where they have performed on the National NBC television program, the Today Show.     

 

12/4        Fri         Palmetto Mastersingers                                                                                     8pm            $25              $20 group

Located in Columbia, South Carolina, the Palmetto Mastersingers’ roster includes over 60 men, ranging in age from 22 to 82. Formed in 1981 by the late Dr. Arpad Darazs to promote the male chorus repertoire beyond the college walls, the chorus is all-volunteer,. They have performed at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, The White House, Carnegie Hall, the National Cathedral in Washington, St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican – to name a modest few. Truly – South Carolina’s Musical Ambassadors.

 

                     12/5        Sat          The Raleigh Ringers                                                                                           8pm           $30               $20 group

The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally acclaimed handbell choir based in Raleigh. Since its founding in 1990, they have been dazzling concert audiences with unique interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music, including famous rock ‘n’ roll tunes arranged just for handbells. This amazing musical organization will astonish anyone who has heard only traditional handbell choirs.

 

      12/6       Sun      The Charlie Daniels Band                                                                                   7pm            $99                $90 group

The Devil may go to Georgia, but Charlie Daniels and his band will be rockin’ the Newbery Opera House this Christmas. “I can’t imagine life without music,” … “But music isn’t enough. You have to entertain people; you need to keep them interested and have a good time doing it.”- This very special show will sell out fast!

   

12/8                Tue           Three Irish Tenors – Christmas from Dublin                                      3&8pm       $40               $35 group

The holidays are officially kicked off when The Three Irish Tenors present “Christmas from Dublin.”  The popular trio’s performance will feature holiday favorites such as “The Little Drummer Boy,” “Adeste Fideles,” “Silent Night,” “Saviour’s Day” and “O Holy Night,” as well as “Danny Boy.” Now on its sixth American tour, the group prides itself on singing songs and arias that appeal to all generations and cross both cultural and national boundaries. Their journey is proving to be not only a great success, but also a great joy as these three golden-voiced tenors continue to captivate audiences with their infectious Irish charm.                 

 

    12/9            Wed          The Embers                                                                                                  8pm             $30               $25 group             

The Embers, made up of Bobby Tomlinson, Craig Woolard, Andy Swindell, Stephen Pachuta, Jeff Grimes, Hugh “Tuff” Blanton and Bobby Nantz, began touring in 1958 and “have laid the groundwork for what has become known as ‘beach music’ in the Carolinas, Virginias, the gulf coast region of North America and every beach in between.” The Embers have played for presidents and princes, students and bankers, at the beach and in the city, on record and in concert. They’ve been inducted into the South Carolina Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame and were named North Carolina’s Official Musical Ambassadors. They’ve opened for the Rolling Stones, done commercials for Budweiser, played the Olympics and President Clinton’s inauguration, and created the soundtrack for endless summers. Sponsored by BB&T

 

     12/12        Sat Harley Toy Run

 

                     12/12                       Sat                   208th Army Band-Concord NC                                                                8pm               Free

Over the past few years, this big band has performed at a variety of venues including the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, Ft. Jackson, Walt Disney World, the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk, and Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The primary mission of the band is to promote the espirit de corps for our fighting forces and to serve as a goodwill ambassador throughout North and South Carolina while always presenting a fantastic show.

 

                    12/13        Sun                  Christmas with The Lettermen                                                                        3&8pm       $40         $35group                               

Tony Butala began singing professionally at age seven in Sharon, Pennsylvania, and by the age of eight was singing on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh, PA. By 1960, The Lettermen – now Butala, Donovan Tea, and Bobby Poynton – were signed to Warner Brothers Records and released their first singles: “Their Hearts Were Full of Spring,” “When,” “The Magic Sound,” and “Two Hearts. The vision of The Lettermen was of three strong soloists who also had the ability to perform and entertain an audience, also having the discipline needed to be group singers.  The sound they came up with was one between the big band vocal groups such as the Modernaires, Pied Pipers, Mills Brothers, Four Freshmen and the early R&B rock groups such as the Ink Spots, Flamingos and the Platters.

 

      12/14       Mon        Mid Carolina Band Christmas Concert                                                               8pm

 

      12/17       Thu          A Christmas Carol                                                                                          3&8pm    $45       $30 group  Students ½ price

With all the warmth and comfort of a cup of Christmas cheer, “A Christmas Carol” is packed with laughter, pageantry and gorgeous costumes. Every memorable detail of Dickens’ 1843 same-titled novel springs to life—from spine-chilling ghosts to heartfelt renditions of traditional British carols, including “God Rest Ye’ Merry Gentlemen,” “Wassail, Wassail” and “Good King Wenceslas.” Crotchety Scrooge, lovable Tiny Tim and all the fascinating characters we have come to love make Charles Dickens’ enchanting story a treasured holiday event.

 

      12/19       Sat            Ronnie McDowell and Friends Classic Country Christmas  7pm    $25       $20 group

These artists take Christmas to a new level this year with six decades of hits and over 15,000,000 in record sales! Ronnie’s hits include the stirring “The King Is Gone,” “Older Women,” “Watching Girls Go By,” “Your Gonna Ruin My Bad Reputation” and a bucket full of other top songs, Billy Joe Royal’s “Down In The Boondocks,” “Cherry Hill Park” started his career in the 60′s and his country hits have spanned the last five decades. Ken Mellons is as country as country can get with barn burner hits like “Jukebox Jukie” and “Rubba Dubbin.” Deborah Allen’s monster hit “Baby, I Lied” started an amazing career that also included “Rockin’ Little Christmas.” Amber Hayes is a new country artists with 4 top 40 hits including “C’mon” and “Running Out of Memories.” A night to remember!

 

   12/31        Wed       New Year’s Eve Celebration – Masquerade Ball                                               8pm             $65       $50 group

This year bring your masque and dress to impress.  An Opera House, Join the Dick Goodwin Big Band and a host of guest performers to welcome the New Year with music and dancing, scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and desserts, wine and champagne, and fireworks at midnight. Start the New Year off with a bang and a little mystery. Reserve your hotel and dinner packages early!   Sponsored by Ben Arnold

 

1/3              Sun        Dailey and Vincent                                                                                   7pm           $40     $35group

Dailey & Vincent is one of the top Bluegrass bands in America. Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent quickly established themselves with fantastically powerful vocal blends, 4 award-winning studio albums, and heavy touring schedules has gained them well-deserved attention from bluegrass, country, and gospel critics and fans alike. Dailey & Vincent has been recognized as 3-time IBMA Entertainer of The Year, 3-time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, 2-time Grammy nominee, and Dove Award winners. Equally at home with material from any genre, they continue to expand on the possibilities of what kinds of music can become “Dailey & Vincent” music. Sponsored by BlueCross / BlueShield

 

                   1/8-9            Fri-Sat    The Dark Carousel – Newberry Ballet Guild                                                   Fri 8pm, Sat 2&8pm            

Two sisters are excited when the carnival comes to town, but they soon learn that appearances can be deceiving.  An original production by The Newberry Ballet Guild.

 

       1/15            Fri             Edwin McCain                                                                                                     8pm        $37.50          $32.50 group       

Raised in Greenville, SC, McCain recorded his first independent demo in 1991.  Signature songs include “3 a.m.” and “I’ll be.” Over two decades, McCain has traveled throughout North America with his friends and band mates, Craig Shields (saxophone/keyboards), Larry Chaney (lead guitar), Markeya “Tez” Sherard (drums), and Jason Pomar (bass).    

 

     1/22            Fri         Junior Brown     (POSTPONED TO MARCH 5)                                                                                                         8pm         $37.50         $32.50 group

A true original, Junior Brown is a singer and guitarist whose raucous blend of Western swing, honky tonk, electrified Bakersfield country, and rock & roll made him the toast of Austin and then the world. He has released nine studio albums in his career, and has charted twice on the Billboard country singles charts.  Factor in his rumbling, strikingly deep baritone voice, and  an artist who’s a sensation in country music.  There’s usually a wide-eyed look accompanying one who witnesses Junior’s unique instrumental prowess for the first time… or the second, or third, for that matter. Junior invented his own guitar, one that combines the standard 6-string guitar and the steel guitar. He calls it the “guit-steel.”

 

      1/23       Sat          Night Fever – The Bee Gees Tribute                                                                        8pm              $39               $35 group

“Night Fever”-The Bee Gees Tribute is the largest production of the Bee Gees in the world. This all Canadian cast has been touring for the past ten years, from Disneyland to Russia, recreating the look and sound of the Bee Gees. Capturing a full history of the Bee Gees, “Night Fever” includes songs from “To Love Somebody,” “Massachusetts,” “I Got to Get A Message,” “I Started A Joke,” “Jive Talking,” “More Than A Woman,” “Night Fever,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “Tragedy,” “Stayin’ Alive.” and many more.

 

     1/24         Sun        Glenn Miller Orchestra                                                                                                 3pm           $35               $30 group                 

The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. Glenn Miller’s recordings of “In The Mood,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “A String of Pearls,” “Moonlight Serenade,” and “Tuxedo Junction” were all major hit records. The Miller sound lives forever! Sponsored by Summer Insurance.

 

     1/26         Tue       Madame Butterfly – Opera by Puccini                                                                    8pm           $50              $40 group    

Puccini’s sumptuous and powerful opera which recalls the story of American Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton in Japan and how he loves the beautiful Cho-cho San, and  like so many sailors before him, leaves, returning to the sea. Cho-Cho San ( Little Butterfly) waits patiently for her husband to come home. Several years pass. Ever with her eye toward the harbor, Butterfly holds a secret delight that she eagerly wishes to surprise her husband with: their son. Pinkerton arrives in Japan with his American bride by his side. He goes to Butterfly to make his apologies and to finally end what Butterfly has cherished in her heart. Presented by Teatro Lirio D’Europa. Hotel packages available

Sponsored by Audrey Love Charitable Foundation in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Holmes

 

                      1/27         Wed     Arlo Guthrie                                                                                                      8pm               $69                $65 group

Son of legend Woody Guthrie (“This Land is Your Land”), Arlo’s career exploded with 1967’s “Alice’s Restaurant” and other hits including “Coming in to Los Angeles” and “City of New Orleans.” His music helped to foster a new commitment of his generation to social consciousness and activism.

 

2/6                Fri          Healthy Chili Cook Off – City of Newberry

 

       2/4                   Thursday              The Sylistics                                                                                        8 pm       $55         group 49

 

The fabulous soul group of the 70s had a string of hits including: Betcha By Golly Wow,” ” You Are Everything,” ” You Make Me Feel Brand New,” ” Break Up to Make Up,” “I’m Stone In Love with You,” and many more!

 

2/6                   Sat     Delbert McClinton                                                                                                         8pm                 $59                $50 group

After more than four decades of making music, McClinton is breathing freely with the confidence and energy of an artist who knows that he has mastered his game. Still basking in the glow of a new Grammy® Award, he has followed up what “The Wall Street Journal” declared his “best recording ever” – 2001′s “Nothing Personal” — with a set that displays even greater muscle, smarts, charm and soul. A listen to the 12 tracks on Delbert’s new ablum Room To Breathe handily backs the contention that even after enjoying the best year of his long career, McClinton is now poised to triumph further. From the swampy and rollicking opening strains of Same Kinda Crazy to the album’s closing jump blues visit to New York City, “Room To Breathe” plays like the night of your life in God’s own roadhouse.

 

                     2/8          Mon    Saturday Night Fever – Musical                                                                    3&8pm                 $45         $35 group

One of the most beloved dance stories of all time in a spectacular new production, Saturday Night Fever is the coming of age tale of young Tony Manero who learns the value of life in 1970′s Brooklyn. Based on the 1977 movie starring John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees, including “Stayin’ Alive,” “Night Fever,” “Jive Talking,” “You Should Be Dancing,” and “How Deep is Your Love,” in addition to several new songs written especially for this production.

 

     2/12        Fri        Tanya Tucker                                                                                                                   8pm                   $69              $60 group

Tanya Tucker  had her first hit, Delta Dawn, in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak of Top 10 and Top 40 hits. She has had several successful albums, several Country Music Association award nominations, and hit songs such as 1973′s What’s Your Mama’s Name?” and “Blood Red and Goin’ Down,” 1975′s “Lizzie and the Rainman,” and 1988′s “Strong Enough to Bend.

 

     2/16        Tue     Yamato – Japanese Drums                                                                                                8pm                $30       $25 group  Students ½$

With incredible sounds, firey music and flamboyant stage presence, Yamato has given over 2,500 performances in 51 countries and regions. The drummers will astound you with their athletiscim, and with their music.. For the players of Yamato, every encounter with their listeners is a unique and precious experience.  It is their goal to send audiences home after each performance with a new vitality and passion for life, and to cherish and uphold Yamato, the spirit of Japan.  Sponsored by the Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity

 

     2/18        Thu    Driving Miss Daisy                                                                                                            3&8pm                 $45         $40 group

Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play, Driving Miss Daisy is a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man.  With race relations in the news almost daily these days, this masterpiece of a play becomes ever more poignant. Starring the Walker Texas Ranger Duo of Clarence Gilyard as Hoke and Sheree Wilson (Dallas) as Mrs. Daisy.

 

     2/20       Sat       Travis Tritt                                                                                                                         8pm                        $79              $70 group

The real thing!  He has charted more than forty times on the Hot Country Songs charts, including five number ones — “Help Me Hold On,” “Anymore,” “Can I Trust You With My Heart,” “Foolish Pride,” and “Best of Intentions” — and fifteen additional top ten singles. Seven of his albums (counting the Greatest Hits) are certified platinum It’s All About to Change, was certified triple-platinum. Tritt’s (from Marietta, GA) musical style is defined by mainstream country and Southern rock influences.

 

      2/21       Sun       Mountain Heart                                                                                                               3pm                        $30         $20 group

Mountain Heart is the band that has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music can be presented and played. The band’s name has been synonymous with cutting-edge excellence in acoustic music circles since the group’s creation in 1999. Continually redefining the boundaries of acoustic music, the band has gained legions of loyal fans both as a result of their superlative musicianship, and more notably, their incomparably exciting live performances. The six-member group and its individual members boast multiple GRAMMY, ACM, CMA, and IBMA Award nominations and wins.  Sponsored by Blue Cross / Blue Shield

 

                      2/25       Thu      The Bellamy Brothers                                                                                                   8pm                        $40         $35 group

For more than 30 years, the Bellamy Brothers have been crafting honest, heartfelt songs and incredible tunes. Yet Howard and David Bellamy are enjoying enormous success throughout their career with numerous No. 1 hits on both the Pop and Country charts. Hear their top hit “Let Your Love Flow” which received the distinguished BMI Five Million Performance Award and was listed at No. 68 on their Top 100 Songs of the Century. As well as  featured  on ‘Breaking Bad’. Hits include:“If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body (Would You Hold It Against Me),” “Sugar Daddy,” “Dancin’ Cowboys,” “Do You Love As Good As You Look,” “Redneck Girl,” “When I’m Away From You,” “I Need More Of You,” “Old Hippie,” “Kids of the Baby Boom,” “Too Much Is Not Enough,” “Crazy From the Heart,” “Santa Fe” and “I Could Be Persuaded.”

 

2/26          Mon                Blood Sweat and Tears                                8pm          $79            $75 group

For four decades since drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends have been blending  rock and jazz into a genre-crossing sound and style. So successfully, in fact, that the band’s second album, Blood, Sweat & Tears, topped the Billboard charts, beat out the Beatles’ Abbey Road for Grammy Album of the Year, and produced three major hit singles, “You Made Me So Very Happy,” “Spinning Wheel” and “And When I Die.” Blood, Sweat & Tears will take the stage to perform their hits with the same unbridled enthusiasm as yesteryear

 

   2/27          Sat        James Gregory “The Funniest Man in America”                                   5&8pm       VIP $37.50     $30     $27group

For over two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt un-tucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home hilarious comedy experience. It’s storytelling at its best. The trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory’s comedy: rib-tickling reflections on life from the front porch.

 

                      2/28         Sun      Clint Black                                                                                                                        7pm                       $85         $80 group

An acoustic evening with one of country music’s brightest stars. Clint Black has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs. More than 20 million of his albums have been sold worldwide. The 1989 debut of his Triple Platinum Killin’ Time, marked a shift in the industry, with a return to the more traditional sounds of the genre. CMT lists this album as one of the 100 Greatest Albums in Country Music. Killin’ Time boasted five #1 hits – unprecedented from a debut album in any genre – and won Black just aboput everything including Country Music Single of the Year “A Better Man.”  Sponsored by Stokes Trainor Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac

 

     3/2          Wed      Carmen – Moscow Festival Ballet                                                                            8pm          $49         $35 group  Students ½ price

Inspired by Georges Bizet’s blazingly popular score, this original full-length production has dazzled audiences from coast to coast. Carmen tells the tale of the magnetically beautiful gypsy and her desperate lover in a contemporary ballet style that weaves together both classical and modern influences. Intricate storytelling, enigmatic choreography, and Bizet’s passionate, immortal music make this Carmen a true tour-de-force of theatrical drama. The Moscow Festival Ballet showcases dancers from the legendary the Bolshoi  and Kirov Ballet companies  for this romantically haunting ballet.. Hotel packages available.

 

      3/6          Sun     Jerusalem Symphony                                                                                                      3pm                       $85         $71 group

The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (JSO) was founded in 1936 as the Palestine Broadcasting Service Orchestra.  In the 1970s, the orchestra was expanded into the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Israel Broadcasting Authority. As a radio symphony orchestra, the majority of its concerts are held at the Henry Crown Auditorium, and recorded for broadcast throughout Israel. The JSO often tours in Europe and in the United States, and has performed in many of the most prestigious venues in major cities around the globe.  Sponsored by  the Pope Brown Foundation

 

      3/7          Mon     Creole Carnival – GlobalFEST                                                                   8pm                $30       $20    Students ½ price

The Creole Carnival Tour honors the roots of African musical currents, crossed with a fusion of sounds from the Americas, and revolving around Carnival, the pre-Lent festival celebrated globally that’s everyone’s favorite excuse for a party. From Brazil (Casuarina) — the superpower of celebration — to Haiti (Emeline Michel) and Jamaica (Brushy One String), each country has its own rich traditions for music, dancing, costumes, and cutting loose. GlobalFEST’s international trio of artists will explore, expand, and upend notions of Carnival, without losing sight of where and religious fervor intersect with a madcap, no-holds-barred soiree.  Sponsored by the Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity 

 

                        3/9     Wed           Los Lonely Boys                                                                                                          8pm                 $40                $35 Group

The band consists of three brothers: Henry (guitarvocals), Jojo (bass, vocals), and Ringo (drums, vocals) Garza. The band follows  the tradition of their father, Ringo Garza, Sr., who formed a band with his brothers called the Falcones who played conjunto music in southern Texas during the 1970s and 1980s. Their debut single,Heaven,” was a number one hit on the Billboard adult contemporary chart and reached the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2004. In 2009 they signed to Austin-based indie label, Playing in Traffic Records and released an EP, 1969 and three albums under their LonelyTone imprint, Keep On Giving: Acoustic Live!, Rockpango, and their newest release, Revelation.

                     

  3/10     Thu              The Hit Men: former members of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons           3&8pm           $45                $30 group               

Made up of former members of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, “The Hit Men” reunion tour was spurred by the runaway success of “Jersey Boys,” the Tony Award-winning musical. Songs  feature the Four Seasons hits “Sherry,” “Walk Like a Man, December 1963 (Oh, What A Night),” and “Who Loves You, and so many songs of the era. The Hit Men are Russ Velasquez, Gary Polci, Larry Gates, Lee Shapiro, Don Ciccone and Jimmy Ryan. They are the voices for hundreds of hit records from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. World-class musicians and singers performing the world’s greatest hits exactly the way they were recorded.  Sponsored by BB&T

 

         3/11     Fri      Irish Fling   A City-Wide celebration of all things Irish featuring an evening Pub-Crawl

 

                        3/12     Sat          An Evening with Robert Osborne and the Movies                                                8pm                        $40         $35 group    

                Robert Osborne has been the prime-time host and anchor of the Peabody award winning TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES television network since TCM made its on-air debut in April1994. He is also known as the official biographer of “Oscar” because of a series of books he’s written on the subject of the motion picture industry’s annual Academy Awards, his latest being 80 YEARS OF THE OSCAR, an updated version of an earlier edition and written at the request of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He is also the host of the annual TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL in Hollywood.

 

                         3/15      Tue       Boundary Street Gifted and Talented Program                                                   7pm                        $5

 

3/16       Wed     The Young Irelanders                                                                                 3&8pm                 $35         $25 group

The Young Irelanders comprises eight sensational performers who have Irish traditional music, song & dance running through their veins. Although still in their ‘20s and ‘30s, these performers have achieved more than most people would aspire to in a lifetime. Between them they have performed for many heads of state, Presidents of Ireland, US Presidents, the Queen of England, the President of China, Prince Albert of Monaco, Empress Michiko of Japan, performed at Radio City Music Hall, the Great Hall of the People in China, Kremlin State Palace in Moscow, and the US Capitol Building. The artists have also toured as lead performers with Riverdance and Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, been soloists on PBS Specials, shared the stage with Bono, and  have been chosen by Sting to perform for his exclusive private parties.

 

  3/18-19    Fri-Sat       Newberry Community Players – Always…Patsy Cline                              Fri 8pm, Sat 3&8pm        $30            $19 group

Back by popular demand, the Newberry Community Players bring to life the songs and the story of Patsy Cline’s friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. What begins as fan worship evolves into a friendship based on mutual respect. Humor, sadness, truth & always…Patsy Cline. The show features a live (and lively) band and over 20 of Patsy’s classics.

 

       4/1           Fri          Broadway: Big Band years                                                                                     8pm                        $35         $30 group

Featuring hits from: Gypsy, 42nd Street, Damn Yankees, Kiss Me Kate, Guys and Dolls, Annie Get Your Gun, West Side Story, and On The Town! The Great White Way was a magnificent platform for a staggering number of hit songs during the Big Band Era. Popularized by stars of radio and television, these standards included: “The Lady is a Tramp,” “My Funny Valentine,” “Luck Be a Lady,” “I Got Rhythm,” and “I Get a Kick Out of You,” and became part of the Great American Songbook. Join Musical Director and Conductor Keith Levenson and The Curtain Up Orchestra as they celebrate Broadway’s Best!  Sponsored by Summer Insurance

 

4/2          Sat          The Oak Ridge Boys                                                                                 3&8                        $45         $35 group

The Boys are Back… and tickets fly out the door for them and Elvira! The legendary country music group was recently inducted into the Grand Ole Opry family. The group’s four-part harmonies and upbeat songs have spawned dozens of country hits and a No. 1 pop smash, “Elvira,” earned them Grammy, CMA, ACM, and Dove awards.

 

      4/5            Tues        Men are from Mars, Women from Venus                                                           3&8pm                  $50         $40 group

A sneak preview of this live comedy show is more than just the book. The actor in the one man show relates to the audience as someone, who resisted the Mars/Venus work for years, but then he meets John Gray – now his experience leads him to share with others how he sees the relationships of men and women from a very humorous perspective. This hysterical 90-minute show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Presented via different vignettes, topics will cover everything from dating to marriage to the bedroom! When Mars and Venus collide, the adventures are earth-shatteringly hysterical! Enter passcode “MARS” for special half price offer!

 

    4/7           Thu         Pawel Checinski  - Pianist                                                                                          8pm            $30       $20group     Students ½ $

Newberry Opera House presents legendary pianist Pawel Checinski. The Julliard-trained musician has performed around the world.  Thursday’s program will include the works of Chopin, Liszt, Granados and Debussy. Sponsored by Pope Brown Foundation

 

4/9          Sat          Del McCoury Band                                                                                                    8pm                        $49         $40 group

Vince Gill says it simply, and maybe best: “I’d rather hear Del McCoury sing “Are You Teasing Me” than just about anything.” For fifty years, Del’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans – count Gill among them – as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. As leader of the Del McCoury Band, he plays guitar and sings lead vocals along with his two sons, Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury, who play mandolin and banjo respectively. In June 2010, he received a National Heritage Fellowship Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2011 he was elected into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.

Sponsored by BlueCross / BlueShield

 

                     4/10          Sun             Doug and Bunny Williams                                                                                    3pm                       $20         $15 group

Doug and Bunny have been producing musical variety shows at the Opera House since its beginning season in 1998. They showcase local professional musicians in a wide variety of genres. Very entertaining and a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  Steven W’s will be open for dining afterwards.

 

                 

     4/14          Thu           Close To You – The Music of The Carpenters                                   8pm                       $25           $20 group

Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her unabashedly catchy pop music. The Carpenters beautiful, memorable love songs topped the Billboard charts with more than a dozen number one hits. Now singer Lisa Rock is bringing the music of The Carpenters back to the stage with spot-on renditions of Carpenters classics with Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters.

 

     4/16         Sat              Pork in the Park – Downtown Newberry

 

     4/19         Tue             Live From Nashville                                                                                               3&8pm                  $35         $30 group

America has long had a love affair with Country music, Country singers, Country musicians; Nashville is the City of American Music!  Live From Nashville is an incredible production direct from Music City that stars singers and dancers, and a bona fide band of Nashville musicians with dazzling staging and costumes. Twelve musicians, singers, and dancers bring phenomenal fiddling, fancy footwork, and top-flight vocals your way.  This theatrical production is truly extraordinary, a trip through America’s greatest music – the music she calls her own! 

Sponsored by Summer Insurance

 

     4/25           Mon         Newberry College Opera Scenes                                                                      8pm        $15      $10 group    Students ½ price

Talented Newberry College singers perform some of Opera’s Greatest Hits. Hear Rossini, Verdi, Gounod; Gilbert & Sullivan and others in this fabulous introduction to great arias, and ensemble music.     

Sponsored by Dufford Institute of Cultural Diversity

 

        5/3           Tue           The New Christy Minstrels                                                                                3&8pm                  $35             $25 group

The New Christy Minstrels®, is still under the direction of Randy Sparks, and the group is now BETTER than they were in their hey-day.  Seven members strong, they are a mix of old and new and it’s now the best collection of performers ever to have been billed as The New Christy Minstrels. “We’re still alive, we’re still creative, and still eager to please, so we make a deal with the audience: We’ll do all the old songs you came to hear, if you’ll allow just a couple of newer ones,” says the group’s leader Randy Sparks, who penned their hits: “Today”, “Green,Green”, “Saturday Night”, “Denver”, and “Mighty Mississippi..

 

         5/5         Thurs           Mother’s Finest                                                                                                    8pm                    $39             $32 group

Mother’s Finest has created a sound they describe as a fusion of Funk, Rock, Gospel, R&B, Metal and Jazz. Taken directly from the street to the stage to the studio, that is Afro-Euro Mosaic Soulful and Electric, transcending musical division and stereotypes. Known internationally, they are incomparable and unique in their ability to bring it to you in concert. They’re still one of the best LIVE bands on the planet

 

 5/13               Fri                  Caroline Stoessinger – Moonlight Sonata                           8pm                          $30               $20 group

An Evening of Romantic Piano Music. Caroline Stoessinger has brought people together through music, art and literature for such diverse organizations as The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, United Nations, UNICEF, Boston University, University of Massachusetts, Young Presidents Organization, Mutual of America, Chief Executives Forum, World Presidents Organization, and for the Governments of France, South Africa, Israel, and the Czech Republic. She was honored by the New York Times for her distinguished programs, received the Bravo award from the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra for her artistic service to the community and a presidential medal of honor from President Havel for service to his nation. Sponsored by Pope Brown            

 

        5/14        Sat                  Dance Station – Tammy Johns                                               TBA

 

       5/18         Wed                Mid Carolina Band Spring Concert                                      8pm

 

       5/20         Fri                   A Taste of Newberry – Downtown Newberry

 

       5/21      Sat                     Rick Alviti                                                                                            8pm                        $ 37.50        $35 group

“Alviti’s Elvis tribute is high-energy and full of audience interaction. From corporate entertainment to casinos, this Elvis impersonator’s show has everything needed to make your event spectacular.” Rick perfected his skills as a live performer at his own venue named Celebrity Theatre in Myrtle Beach, SC and is now back to his origins with a fantastic show at the Opera House.

 

        5/28      Sat                    DC Danceworks – Recital                                                                                    TBA

 

        6/17-18      Fri-Sat State Fair – Newberry Community Players                                                         Fri 8pm, Sat 3&8pm     $25    $19 group

Set against the colorful backdrop of an American heartland tradition, State Fair travels with the Frake family as they leave behind the routine of the farm for three days of adventure at the annual Iowa State Fair. Mom and Pop have their hearts set on blue ribbons while their daughter and son find romance and heartbreak on the midway. Join our local Newberry Community Players for this nostalgic and energetic musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

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BY SERIES:                                                                             Rock,

Troubadour $155               Big Band $80                         Rhythm & Beach $105                  Bluegrass $105                   Broadway $140

Lisa Loeb                              Glenn Miller Orchestra            Charlie Thomas’ Drifters                Balsam Range                     Hamlet

Edwin McCain                     Nashville Live                          The Vogues                                       Dailey & Vincent                 Flashdance

Arlo Guthrie                          Big Band Broadway               The Embers                                      Mountain Heart                   A Christmas Carol

Christy Minstrels                  Sponsored By Summer            The Hit Men                                     Del McCoury                        Sat. Night Fever

Insurance                                  Sponsored by BB&T                       Sponsored by Blue Cross   Driving Miss Daisy

                                                                Blue Shield

Kicking

Classical $90                       Country $265                      Classic Country $195                 Rock Band $285                        Popular $175

John Wagner                         Travis Tritt                            Don Williams                                 Box Masters                                 Steve Tyrell

Sirena Huang                       Clint Black                            Gene Watson                                 Kansas                                          Four Freshmen

Jerusalen Sym.                     Bellamy Brothers                                Oak Ridge Boys                            Ambrosia/Orleans                       3 Irish Tenors

Sponsored by                       Charlie Daniels Band          Tanya Tucker                                Carl Palmer                                  The Lettermen

Pope Brown                                                                                                                                   Mother’s Finest                           Close to you-Carpenters

Foundation                                                                                                                                   Blood Sweat & Tears Christy Minstrels

                                               

 

Opera $55                            Dance $75                               Doug&Bunny Presents $30          Broadway Plus $38           Choir $50

Madama Butterfly              Nat. Dance. Co. of Siberia   Doug & Bunny W. – Fall   Always Patsy Cline-NCP    Vienna Boys Choir

Opera Scenes                        Carmen – Ballet                     Doug & Bunny W. – Spring             State Fair – NCP                  Pal.  Mastersingers

Global Fest                                                                                            Mars/Venus

World Adventure $100       Piano $35                                          

Yamato                                   Abbey Simon

3 Irish Tenors                          Caroline Stoessinger

Global Fest                              Pawel Chenchinski

Young Irelanders                

 

                                                               

 

 

 

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Newberry Opera House     Box Office: (803) 276-6264     Online: www.newberryoperahouse.com

 

 

 

 

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q  $125 The Orchid Circle         □ $500 Phantom of the Newberry Opera House    □ $1,000 Order of the Gar      □ $5,000 Patron  

q  Please accept my donation of $__________________

 

 

We are excited about presenting our 2014-2015 Season to you, our Patrons. Our success is your success – without you there would not be an Opera House presenting the BEST entertainment available from around our country and our world. As always we try to book something for every desire and taste and your response is always an exciting time for us here at the Opera House. Together we have a South Carolina treasure in our historic Opera House, and we head to the next season with excitement and joy.

 

         Thank you for all your support and patronage! We can’t do it without you!