Dance Party Reunion: A Salute to Buddy Holly and Friends!

Friday, February 7 at 7:30pm
Member/Student $20 • Non-Member $25

DANCE PARTY REUNION is a ‘re-staging’ of Buddy Holly’s 1959 WINTER DANCE PARTY, featuring music of Buddy’s co-stars, Ritchie Valens (“La Bamba”, performed by Allen Malicsi); Dion & the Belmonts (Brian Pekol, singing “Teenager in Love”), The Big Bopper (“Chantilly Lace”, featuring Zach Spicer) and Frankie Sardo (“Take Out”, featuring a local singer!).

A STELLAR TRIBUTE to the music of American rock and roll icon Buddy Holly , featuring original cast members (Nicholas
Freeman, Blake Foster and Zach Spicer) from History Theatre’s IVEY-award-winning production of Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story. Endorsed by Sonny Curtis and Jerry Allison of The Crickets. Music direction by Gary Rue, produced by Gary Rue, and hosted by Mr. Charles Fraser!

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St Patrick’s Day Celebration with The Northerly Gales

Friday, March 13 at 7:30pm
Member $15 | Non-Member $20 | Student $10

This amazing St Patrick’s Day Event includes music by two different bands, plus the fun of Irish Step dancers!

The evening kicks off with Norah Rendell, a folk singer, Irish flute and whistle player that specializes in the dance and song traditions of Ireland and Canada. Headlining the show and taking the Paradise stage once again is Celtic/Americana group, The Northerly Gales, from St. Paul, MN. The Northerly Gales are always ready to rock. Whether you’re looking to tap your feet, forget your troubles, or just share a pint over some great tunes, look no further than The Northerly Gales!

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Crazy On You – Tribute to HEART

Saturday, March 28 at 7:30pm
Member $20 | Non-Member $25 | Student $12

Power vocalists Dianna Parks and Mary Lieser return to the Paradise stage after-back to-back sellouts to bring us, Crazy On You  – A Tribute to HEART. Heart broke barriers and turned the rock and roll world on its ear with Top 10 albums spanning nearly five decades. Their timeless hits like “Barracuda” and “Crazy on You” are recognizable within the first few notes, and are just a sampling of a long catalog of hi/ts. This tribute is lead by Minnesota rockers Mary Lieser and Dianna Parks who have graced our stage with other sell-out audiences for tributes Linda Ronstadt (Parks), ABBA, and Aretha Franklin. Joining them in the band are Kevin Carey and Tim Dallman on guitar, Michael Carlucci on bass, Brock Besse on keys, and Jay Peterson on drums. You will want to get your tickets early.

This is a not-to-be-missed performance!

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HALLELUJA WE LOVE HIM SO – A Tribute to Ray Charles presented by Mick Sterling

Friday, May 8 at 7:30pm
Member $18 | Non-Member $23 | Student $12

Mick Sterling and Wain McFarlane join forces to honor the genius of Ray Charles in HALLELUJAH WE LOVE HIM SO. I GOT A WOMAN, WHAT I SAY, AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL and NIGHTTIME IS THE RIGHT TIME, along with deeper tracks such as LONELY AVENUE, I WANT A LITTLE GIRL, and many more, make this concert, featuring a 12-piece soul orchestra that will properly honor the man who influenced damn near everyone after him in some way. Don’t miss it!

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Annie Mack

Friday, May 29 at 7:30pm
Member $15 | Non-Member $20 | Student $10

Annie Mack has built a reputation for writing meaningful, relate-able and inspirational songs. Live, she delivers her songs with power, soul and conviction.
A dynamic vocalist and charismatic performer, she takes the audience on a journey; from velvet lined melodic depths to exciting, gritty, full bodied church hollers.

A regional Powerhouse with National Recognition, Annie has performed at many top festivals and venues, including The Lucerne Blues Festival,Lucerne Switzerland, John Coltrane jazz Festival-High Point North Carolina, The Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival-Lancaster Pennsylvania, The Thunder-Bay Music Festival-Ontario Canada, The Minnesota State Fair, The Twin Cities Jazz Festival, The Bayfront Blues Festival (six years running)-Duluth MN and MORE!

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Fab 6: Studio Beatles

Friday, June 26 at 7:30pm
Member/Student $20 | Non-Member $25

Fab 6 is a fab-ulous Beatles tribute band 6 pieces strong that celebrates the arrangements of the Fab Four’s music from the studio works of Sergeant Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, and The White Album and Abbey Road. But worry not, there will still be plenty of those luscious breezy pop tunes to Twist and Shout about!

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Country Roads – A Tribute to John Denver

Saturday, July 11 at 7:30pm
Member $20 | Non-Member $25 | Student $12

Headlined by Dennis Curley, Country Roads is a tribute show to one of America’s best-loved performers and draws deeply on Curley’s own love of John Denver’s music. Backed by a fantastic six-piece band, Curley’s renditions of the music of John Denver is sure to bring a smile to audiences of all ages. Some of the featured tunes include “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” and “Thank God Im a Country Boy.” Frontman Dennis Curley intersperses the songs with personal recollections of growing up with John Denver’s music, as well as stories from friends and family that will touch your heart and tickle your funny bone. And in a truly unique twist, he invites audience members to share their personal stories as well.

Country Roads will delight fans old and new, and is ideal for all ages.

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Joseph Hall’s Elvis & Johnny Cash Tribute

Friday, August 28 at 7:30pm
Member $21 | Non-Member $26 | Student $15

NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Joseph Hall, and Legends in Concert, David Allen, come together in this all new show! “Elvis & Johnny” is a train ride of fun musical hits from the early and latter part of each Sun Record legend’s career! Celebrate the spirit and music of Elvis and Johnny Cash in this not-to-be missed tribute.

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Joseph Hall: Elvis Rock N’ Remember

Saturday, August 29 at 7:30pm
Member $21 | Non-Member $26 | Student $15

Joseph Hall has performed all over the world and was a finalist on America’s Got Talent. He has won many awards throughout his career including the “Spirit of Elvis” award. He is officially endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises, and is recognized as one of the top Elvis tribute artists in the world today. His goal is to capture the essence of Elvis Presley and to pay tribute to him with the utmost respect to his legacy, his music, his image and above all else… his fans.

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