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           September          

2021 Party for the Arts
ROCK THE OPERA HOUSE!

Saturday September 18, 2021    6:00
Tickets: Individual Ticket: $70.00  Reserved Table for 8: $680.00  

ROCK THE OPERA HOUSE Party for the Arts! 

Food, Music, Entertainment, Prizes, Games...all for a good cause!

 


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Harvest of Bargains Sale
Sunday September 26, 2021    
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Come shopping! We've got TWO YEARS - WORTH of lightly-used items for our annual Harvest of Bargains Sale to be held the weekend of September 25 & 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Thrasher Opera House, and 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!  


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           October          

Jake Shimabukuro
Friday October 1, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $40.00  
Shimabukuro has taken the ukulele to places no one has gone before, performing awe-inspiring music that ranges from jazz, blues, and rock to bluegrass, classical, and folk. "With Shimabukuro, the ukulele has found its Eric Clapton.” – San Jose Mercury News
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The Jimmys
Saturday October 9, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $18.00  
"Killer horns, greasy guitars, funky keys, and a rhythm section with a heart and soul the size of Brazil. This is a GREAT band that plays blues and everything else in between. Get ready for The Jimmys!" - Bryan Lee, Braille Blues Daddy

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Johnny A. Just Me...and My Guitars
Saturday October 16, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $24.00  
With strong emphasis on melody and arrangements from the British songbook of the 60's, he will be bringing his fluid guitar style to select venues all across the United States. The evening promises to be a very special "living room experience" with some of Johnny's favorite songs and stories all of which have molded him into the musician and person he is today. 

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Max Weinberg's - VIP Meet & Greet
Friday October 22, 2021    10:00 p.m.
Tickets:  $115.00  
By artist's request, Proof of Vaccination is needed for the Meet & Greet 
VIP Private Meet and Greet
- Photo op with Max Weinberg...bring one item for personalized autographs!
Meet and greet shall be held within 30 minutes after the conclusion of the show. 

Come meet the man who for 45 years, has held the drum chair behind Bruce Springsteen & The E Street band!

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Max Weinberg's Jukebox
Friday October 22, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $60.00  
For 45 years Max Weinberg has held the drum chair behind Bruce Springsteen & The E Street band, playing before millions around the world. While anchoring the house band for Late Night with Conan O’Brien for 17 years, Max enjoyed expanding his role as bandleader and resident music historian.  Max Weinberg’s Jukebox comes armed with an unlimited repertoire of classic songs, engaging the audience in a truly interactive concert experience.  Weinberg invites his fans to create the setlist in real-time and his crack four-piece group plays the songs on demand. Performing songs from the glory days of rock and roll - your guests get to choose from a video menu of over 200 songs - everything from the Beatles to the Stones to Bruce and The E Street Band's biggest hits.
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           November          

Peter Rowan's Free Mexican Airforce
featuring Los Texmaniacs

Friday November 5, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $30.00  
GRAMMY-award winner and six-time GRAMMY nominee, Peter Rowan, is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. Joining him are the Grammy-award-winning band Los Texmaniacs in this version of the rock band, The Free Mexican Air Force. 
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Jackie Venson
Saturday November 6, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
Jackie Venson is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter known far and wide for her complexly beautiful music and blazing guitar skills. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Jackie has traveled the world playing to massive crowds both as a headliner and as support for major acts such as Gary Clark Jr, Aloe Blacc, Citizen Cope to name a few. "Jackie Venson is truly an Austin legend in the making.”-FORBES
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Judy Collins
Thursday November 11, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $70.00  
Call the office for availability at 920-294-4279.

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. 

Sponsored by Michael & Jeanne Shohoney

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Darrell Scott
Friday November 12, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $30.00  
Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Scott was named "songwriter of the year" for both ASCAP and NSAI. After recently touring with Robert Plant and the Zac Brown Band (2 years with each), and producing albums for Malcolm Holcomb and Guy Clark, Scott is busy as always, writing, producing, performing, and just plain fully immersing himself in life.

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Carsie Blanton
Saturday November 13, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $25.00  

In the spirit of shared safety for the band and audience, so everyone can relax and have fun, Carsie is requesting that we check vaccination cards or negative COVID test result status upon arrival of all guests.    Thank you for your cooperation.

Carsie Blanton writes anthems for a world worth saving. Inspired by artists including Nina Simone and Randy Newman, her songs encompass a wide range of genres, from sultry pop to punk-tinged Americana. Whether alone with her electric guitar or fronting her four-piece "handsome band,” Carsie delivers every song with an equal dose of moxie and mischief, bringing her audience together in joyful celebration of everything worth fighting for.


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           December          

The Second City
It's a Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Life

Saturday December 11, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $32.00  
It’s the most wonderfully wacky time of the year! Fa-la-laugh along with The Second City as comedy’s best and brightest roast the season in this wintry mix of sketch comedy, improv, and merriment. All of the jollies! All of the follies! None of the holiday blahs. 

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Switchback
A Midwestern Christmas

Saturday December 18, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $18.00  
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.

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           March          

Socks in the Frying Pan
Friday March 18, 2022    7:30 p.m.
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From unknown band in 2014 on their first US endeavour to one of the most sought-after Irish music groups in the world today, Socks in the Frying Pan’s meteoric rise continues still! Performing in 46 American States, extensive tours of Europe, playing for Presidents and dazzling audiences all around the world, they are back with their first live album ‘Raw & Reel’ by unprecedented demand.  "They wrap traditional Irish tunes in modern garments and spice them up with driving grooves” –Folkworld
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           May          

The Paul Thorn Band
Friday May 13, 2022    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $32.00  
Rescheduled from the June 4th date!

Paul Thorn has created an innovative and impressive career, pleasing crowds with his muscular brand of roots music—bluesy, rocking, and thoroughly Southern American, yet also speaking universal truths. Among those who value originality, inspiration, eccentricity, and character—as well as talent that hovers somewhere on the outskirts of genius, the story of Paul Thorn is already familiar. 

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Trailer Park Experience
Saturday May 14, 2022    5:30 p.m.
Tickets: 
Rescheduled from June 5th date
SOLD OUT!
We're turning the Thrasher parking lot into a trailer park pre-concert party zone!  Christmas lights, pink flamingos, PBR, and everyone's favorite...Paul Thorn! 
When: 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Where: Thrasher Opera House Parking Lot & Bar
What: For an additional $30, "Trailer Park Experience" ticket holders will have access to the cash bar, complimentary dinner, and will get to meet Paul Thorn and the band around 6 p.m..  Finally, "Trailer Park Experience" ticket holders will get to enter the opera house through the bar door at 6:45 p.m., rather than waiting in the general admission line. *Must be a Paul Thorn ticket holder to gain admission to the Trailer Park Experience! 

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The Paul Thorn Band - SOLD OUT!
Saturday May 14, 2022    7:30 p.m.
Tickets: 
Saturday is sold out (Friday tickets are available) 

Paul Thorn has created an innovative and impressive career, pleasing crowds with his muscular brand of roots music—bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern American, yet also speaking universal truths. Among those who value originality, inspiration, eccentricity and character—as well as talent that hovers somewhere on the outskirts of genius, the story of Paul Thorn is already familiar. 

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           December          

Gift Certificate
Monday December 31, 2525    
Tickets:  $100.00   $50.00   $25.00  
Give the gift of music! Available in $25, $50 or $100 denominations. Buy one today! 


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