The acclaimed a cappella group Straight No Chaser returns to the State Theatre in 2020 with their Open Bar Tour! If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses...think again. Straight No Chaser is making extraordinary music through the captivating sound of nine unadulterated human voices...and a healthy sense of humor. The group has a devoted international fanbase, has sold more than 1.6 million albums in the U.S., and has made numerous national TV appearances.
The Golden Oldies return to the State Theatre for the annual concert event of the year! Featuring Jay and the Americans ("Come a Little Bit Closer, "Cara, Mia," "She Cried") BJ Thomas ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head," "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song," "Hooked On a Feeling") Lou Christie ("Lightning Strikes," "Two Faces Have I, "I'm Gonna Make You Mine") Dennis Tufano, former lead singer of The Buckinghams ("Kind of a Drag," "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy," "Don't You Care") The Shades of Blue ("Oh How Happy").
"The Greatest..." –Rolling Stone Magazine See The Fab Faux live in concert at the State Theatre this fall! This year the group performs the album Meet The Beatles in its entirety ("I Want to Hold Your Hand," "I Saw Her Standing There") and The Beatles in Psychedelia '66-'68 ("Strawberry Fields Forever," I Am The Walrus," "Penny Lane"). Featuring bassist Will Lee, who has worked on the Late Show with David Letterman; Jack Petruzzelli, co-producer of Joan Osbourne's Grammy®-nominated Bring It On Home album; Frank Agnello, who has performed with Marshall Crenshaw, Phoebe Snow, and Richard Lloyd; Jimmy Vivino, musical director, guitarist, and bassist on Conan; Rich Pagano, who has performed with Patti Smith and Rosanne Cash. With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles' repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect and are known for their painstaking recreations of the songs. Far beyond a cover band, they play the music of The Beatles so impeccably that one must experience it to believe it. Featuring bassist Will Lee (who’s played with all four...
Program: Bach to Bowie featuring Bach 25 and StarDust “Hailed as two of the greatest virtuosos ever to emerge from Ailey land—Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson.” —The New York Times Combining technical precision, power and passion, Complexions Contemporary Ballet transcends tradition in a groundbreaking mix of styles ranging from ballet to hip hop. Founded by former members of Alvin Ailey, Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, the company has been featured on the hit show So You Think You Can Dance. For this program, Complexions presents Bach to Bowie, a tribute to two fantastic artists who each founded his own musical hemisphere. The program starts with Bach 25, an exploration of love and alliances, featuring music by Johann Sebastian Bach. After intermission, audiences will enjoy StarDust, dedicated to the one and only David Bowie. StarDust is an “utterly transfixing” (Billboard) dance tribute to the life and music of Bowie, featuring his beloved hits and glam rock-inspired costumes transformed by the award-winning company into powerful, poignant movement.
Audiences agree “this is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” ABBA The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life and continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world. This amazing concert features ABBA's most iconic hits including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S,” “Money, Money, Money,” “The Winner Takes All,” “Dancing Queen,” and more!
Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony® Award-winning smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that unbelievable musical moment to life, featuring timeless and enduring hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “I Walk the Line,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog,” and more. Don’t miss your chance to experience this red-hot moment in rock ‘n’ roll history at Million Dollar Quartet!
Featuring Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone ("I'm Henry the 8th, I Am" "I'm Into Something Good") The Doo Wop Project The Belle Tones John Scupelliti and the Reactions It's a British Invasion and a Doo Wop show all wrapped into one spectacular concert this fall at the State Theatre! Peter Noone is a multi-talented entertainer. Growing up as a child actor, Noone starred in the long-running British soap Coronation Street. He is best known to American audiences as “Herman” since he was age 15. His classic hits include: “I’m into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve got a Lovely Daughter,” "I'm Henry the 8th, I Am," “Silhouettes,” “Can’t You Hear my Heartbeat,” “There’s a Kind of Hush,” and “Listen People.” Herman’s Hermits have sold over 60 million records and earned seven gold albums. Making their State Theatre debut, The Doo Wop Project takes you on a journey through the evolution of the doo-wop sound. Featuring stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys and Motown The Musical, The Doo Wop Project is a mashup of old-school style for a new generation. The band covers tunes by the Crests,...
The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connection to the intent of their material while bringing a fresh energy and dynamic character to the color and tonal spectrum of their sound.http://www.the5browns.com/Tickets $40
Sharing their songs and stories in an intimate and unique collaborative concert, Making The Music features three outstanding contemporary singer-songwriters who are currently energizing the stages of Broadway. Featuring Anais Mitchell, Grammy®-winner and two-time 2019 Tony®-winner for Best Original Score and Best Musical for Hadestown Duncan Sheik, Grammy®-nominated singer and two-time Tony® and Grammy®-winning composer of Spring Awakening Shaina Taub, Emmy®-nominated songwriter and performer, and lyricist for Elton John’s upcoming Devil Wears Prada
See The Righteous Brothers Live with Bill Medley and Bucky Heard! With a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’,” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Righteous Brothers duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield topped the charts for over four decades. After Bobby’s death in 2003, Medley continued to perform to sold-out crowds around the world, but fans and friends pleaded with him to keep The Righteous Brothers alive. Says Medley, “… No one could ever take Bobby’ s place, but when I caught Bucky Heard’s show it all came together—I found the right guy to help me recreate the magic.” The concert experience features their biggest hits—“Lovin’ Feelin’,” “Soul & Inspiration,” “Unchained Melody,” “Rock and Roll Heaven,” Medley’s Grammy®-winning Dirty Dancing theme “The Time of My Life,” and much more!
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with global musical sensation, Celtic Woman! Feel the embrace of breathtaking music that transports you from your seat straight to Ireland. Celebrating 15 phenomenal years of music-making this year, Celebration—The Tour brings together your very favorite songs from their journey so far—songs that have created an incredible bond with audiences all over the world. Experience the power of the uplifting anthems "You Raise Me Up" and the soaring harmonies of "Danny Boy" to the siren call of "Orinoco Flow" and the playful energy of "Teir Abhaile Riu." Celtic Woman features Tara McNeill on fiddle and Irish harp, and singers Mairéad Carlin, Megan Walsh, and original Celtic Woman star, Chloë Agnew.