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    The Thrasher Opera House exists to promote the arts, provide a community gathering place and preserve the historic Thrasher Opera House.    







 

The historic Thrasher Opera House is proud to bring these
wonderful performances to our stage in Green Lake.

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2) Use the link on the far right to view the events by month 



 

 

 

 

    
Apr,  May,  Jun,  Jul,  Aug
   May
     The Paul Thorn Band
Friday May 2, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $25.00  
         

Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, Paul Thorn, has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern. In addition to producing ten CDs, Thorn has toured with artists such as Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Fleetwood Mac, Robert Cray, Bonnie Raitt and more.

           
     The Paul Thorn Band
Saturday May 3, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets: 
         
Please call the office for availability at 920-294-4279.
Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, Paul Thorn, has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern. In addition to producing ten CDs, Thorn has toured with artists such as Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Fleetwood Mac, Robert Cray, Bonnie Raitt and more.
           
     Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen
Saturday May 17, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $30.00  
          As members of The Byrds, The Dillards, The Flying Burrito Brothers and the Desert Rose Band, Hillman and Pedersen have been part of the fabric of American music for nearly half a century. In the '80s, the pair helped define the sound of modern country-rock in the Desert Rose Band, and since the mid-'90s the two have been performing together as an acoustic duo.
           
     The Jimmys
Saturday May 31, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $18.00  
         

The Jimmys are a powerhouse, eight piece band influenced by raw Chicago Blues to second line New Orleans funk. With touring experience throughout the U.S. and Europe, The Jimmys have amassed international acclaim. Members of this band have garnered Wisconsin's top honors in Blues to Grammy recognition to platinum records! "Guaranteed to make you shake a tail feather!" 

           
   June
     The Grand Slambovians
Saturday June 7, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
         

The Grand Slambovians' music has been variously described as hillbilly-Floyd, folk-pop, alt-country, roots-rock, and surreal Americana. Dancing freely between all existing philosophical mythologies, the music is uplifting, empowering, and a lot of fun.

           
     Crystal Bowersox
Saturday June 28, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
         

Crystal's emotive folk-rock-country style has been catapulted from the cramped coffeehouses and cavernous subway tunnels of Chicago to millions of homes across America when she placed second Season 9 of American Idol. Along with her old soul of a voice, her care-free style and "don't mess with me" attitude set her apart from the other contestants and eventually landed the self-taught songstress performances with the like of the legendary Joe Cocker, Harry Connick, Jr., and Alanis Morrissette.

           
   July
     The Paul Dietrich Quintet
Saturday July 12, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $18.00  
          Paul Dietrich is a Chicago-based trumpet player, composer, arranger, and educator. Constantly absorbing music from a wide range of influences, Paul creates music that synthesizes the sounds of classic and modern jazz, Western classical music, folk, progressive rock and other diverse genres.
           
     The Second City
Saturday July 19, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $28.00  
         

America's famed comedy troupe, The Second City, is coming to town with The Best of The Second City. From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more, comes the next generation of the comedy world’s best and brightest in an evening of hilarious sketch comedy and Second City’s trademark improvisation.

           
   August
     Harmonious Wail
Friday August 22, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $18.00  
         
Sims Delaney-Potthoff , Maggie Delaney-Potthoff and Jeffo Weiss of Harmonious Wail perform music described as "...a Gypsy swinging, tourch singing, death-defying love note."
           
   October
     Cashore Marionettes: Life in Motion
Friday October 17, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $23.00  
         

In the performance Life in Motion, Joseph Cashore presents his collection of marionette masterworks. Characters of depth, integrity, and humanity are portrayed in a full evening unlike anything else in theater today.

           
   December
     Switchback
A Midwestern Christmas

Saturday December 20, 2014    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $13.00  
         

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.

           

Our calendar of events is not all inclusive. For information on private events, meetings, receptions and conferences, please contact our office.

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