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Click for more information about Peace, Love & Party for the Arts!

Peace, Love & Party for the Arts!
Saturday September 22, 2018    6:00 p.m.
Individual Ticket: $70.00 Reserved Table for 8: $680.00  
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We are FEELIN' GROOVY at TOH! Help us celebrate 20 years of peace, love & music at this hip little opera house. We'll have food, music, cash bar and more. Join us in supporting the arts – WOODSTOCK style!


Click for more information about Harvest of Bargains Sale

Harvest of Bargains Sale
Saturday September 29, 2018    

Go Green!!! We've gathered a bumper crop of lightly-used items for our annual Harvest of Bargains Sale to be held the weekend of September 29 & 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Thrasher Opera House in downtown Green Lake... and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at our newest second location - Shoreline Boat Center at 540 Commercial Street, Building 4!  Watch for the big banner! 

This second location will offer a selection of 'bigger' items (and allow for easier access to be able to haul your new treasures away) and will include items such as: dining room sets, buffets, beds, dressers, coffee tables, end tables, lamps, vintage items, and more. As usual, the Thrasher Opera House location will be brimming with collectibles, housewares, artwork, outdoor items, holiday decorations, kids toys, a smaller selection of 'big' items... and more!  


Click for more information about Crystal Bowersox

Crystal Bowersox
Saturday October 13, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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Crystal Bowersox, a northwest Ohio native currently calling Nashville home, has built her life around music. Dead set on a career in music, her moved to Chicago as a teenager, where she spent her days performing underground on subway platforms in between working odd jobs. While in the big city, she broadened her musical horizons and shared her talents with a variety of venues, ultimately auditioning for the ninth season of American Idol. Crystal’s time on the show proved to be well spent, as she immediately left the the soundstage for the recording studio. 

Click for more information about The Jim Messina Band

The Jim Messina Band
Friday October 19, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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As one half of Loggins & Messina, co-founder of the country-rock band Poco, member and key contributor to Buffalo Springfield, Jim Messina has left an indelible footprint on popular music. Jim produced, engineered, and composed much of the Loggins & Messina, Poco and Buffalo Springfield albums. Loggins & Messina produced many hits (Angry Eyes, Your Mama Don’t Dance, Danny’s Song, Vahevala, House at Pooh Corner) and sold over 20 million albums domestically.


Click for more information about The Weight Band<br>featuring members of<br>The Band & The Levon Helm Band

The Weight Band featuring members of The Band & The Levon Helm Band
Saturday October 27, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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The Weight Band has been keeping the spirit and music alive that defined an era. The group features members of The Band and the Levon Helm Band.  An Americana/Roots Rock masterpiece of the Woodstock sound. 


Click for more information about Peter Mulvey and Katie Dahl
Click for more information about Peter Mulvey and Katie Dahl

Peter Mulvey and Katie Dahl
Saturday November 17, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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Mulvey is an iconoclast within the singer/songwriter world. Restless and inventive, he has made seventeen records, spanning rock and roll, folk, Jazz, spoken word, and Americana. A long-standing gig at the National Youth Science Camp led to a spoken word piece, "Vlad the Astrophysicist”, which became a TEDx talk, and then an illustrated book. In 2007 he began an annual late summer tour by bicycle instead of by car and airplane - the 10th annual bicycle tour begins again this September. He has taught songwriting and guitar workshops at the Swannanoa Gathering and at various folk festivals across the U.S.  Joining Peter on stage will be newcomer, Katie Dahl. "Katie Dahl . . . combine[s] old-fashioned populism, an abiding love of the land and wickedly smart love songs, all delivered in a rich and expressive alto.” -Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Click for more information about Janet Planet & John Harmon

Janet Planet & John Harmon
Friday November 23, 2018    7:30 pm
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Described as a "sultry vocalist with a vast repertoire of jazz, blues, and standards…with some Bob Dylan thrown in for good measure” by New York Magazine, the spirited and vivacious Janet Planet teams up with pianist John Harmon, Wisconsin's "Gentle Poet of Jazz," for an intimate evening of jazz standards and original compositions. The concert will be preceded by onstage interview at 6:45 p.m. with the performers by Kurt Dietrich, author of Wisconsin Riffs: Jazz Profiles from the Heartland. 

Click for more information about Judy Collins

Judy Collins
Thursday November 29, 2018    7:30 p.m.

The award-winning singer-songwriter is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions. Her stunning rendition of Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now" from her landmark 1967 album, Wildflowers, has been entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Judy's dreamy and sweetly intimate version of "Send in the Clowns," a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical A Little Night Music, won "Song of the Year" at the 1975 Grammy Awards. She's garnered several top-ten hits gold, and platinum-selling albums. 


Click for more information about Switchback <br> A Midwestern Christmas

Switchback A Midwestern Christmas
Saturday December 1, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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Switchback’s holiday concerts are always a crowd pleaser by including lots of audience involvement and singing along with well-known favorites such as "Jingle Bells,” "Away in the Manger,” "Up on the Housetop,” "Oh Holy Night” and "Frosty the Snowman.”  In 2005, Switchback released an album titled, A Very Switchback Christmas, which contains all of these songs and others such as, "Silver Bells” and their classic version of "Silent Night” with an extra verse in Gaelic. The show is also filled with stories of their travels and a healthy dose of comedy thrown in for good measure.


Click for more information about George Winston - Solo Pianist

George Winston - Solo Pianist
Saturday December 15, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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Grammy award winning pianist has performed over 100 concerts yearly for more than 25 yrs. and is one of our most-requested artists for the holiday season.

Please note that a food drive is held by a local community service organization at all George Winston concerts. Please join us in support by bringing a donation of non-perishable or canned food to the concert, or bring a monetary donation for the Green Lake County Food Pantry.


Click for more information about Corky Siegel and Howard Levy

Corky Siegel and Howard Levy
Saturday December 29, 2018    7:30 p.m.
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Corky Siegel, a multiple award winner, has earned an international reputation as one of the world's great blues harmonica masters. He is a composer, blues pianist, singer/songwriter. Howard Levy is a musician without limits. Composer, Grammy Award winner, and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his astonishing harmonica playing which has earned him the admiration of audiences worldwide. Two of Chicago’s most revered and celebrated music treasures will come together to make people laugh while knocking them flat with jaw dropping virtuosity.

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Our mission is to promote the arts and the power of live performance, to provide a community gathering place, and to preserve the historic Thrasher Opera House.