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           June          

Thrasher's SPRING FOR THE ARTS
Art Auction

Wednesday June 16, 2021    
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Missoula Children's Theatre: ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Monday June 21, 2021    4 p.m.to 6 p.m.
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           July          

Scott Kirby - Outdoor Show!
Thursday July 1, 2021    7:00 pm
Tickets:  $25.00  
CALL THE OFFICE FOR AVAILABILITY AT 920.294.4279

Generously underwritten by Mike & Jill Havey & Havey Communications, INC. 



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Concert at 7:30 p.m., pre-concert conversation with the artists at 7 p.m.
Questions? Call the Festival office at 920-748-9398.


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Green Lake Festival of Music presents
Cabaret Gala

Friday July 23, 2021    
Tickets: 
Concert at 7:30 p.m., pre-concert conversation with the artists at 7 p.m.
Questions? Call the Festival office at 920-748-9398.


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The Hillbenders present WhoGrass
Saturday July 24, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $25.00  
A chronological journey of The Who’s legendary catalog through the wood and wire of bluegrass instrumentation. Framed as a follow-up to The HillBenders 2015 acoustic interpretation of The Who’s TOMMY, WhoGrass now gives the audience a career spanning twist on one of Rock ’n’ Roll’s greatest bands. From the early hits all the way through The Who’s discography and even a peek into Pete Townshend’s solo career, the rolling banjo, intense dobro percussion, and thunderous vocals have even the biggest Who fan pumping their fist and singing along!
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Historic Window Reveal Celebration
Thursday July 29, 2021    6:30
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Join Thrasher as we embark on a journey to celebrate the grand re-opening of our opera house with a historic window reveal celebration! An anonymous donor has generously come forward to fund the creation & replacement of our current window to a beautifully handcrafted historically correct one. 
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           August          

Concert at 7:30 p.m., pre-concert conversation with the artists at 7 p.m.
Questions? Call the Festival office at 920-748-9398.


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C.J. Chenier and the
Red Hot Louisiana Band

Saturday August 14, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $26.00  
Clayton Joseph Chenier is Creole music royalty. His father, the legendary Clifton Chenier, invented the style of music we know today as Zydeco and was the first Creole musician to be recognized with a Grammy Award. Raised in this indigenous American culture with its’ own distinctive language, cuisine and music, C.J. delivers soulful vocals along with jaw-dropping masterful accordion-driven Rock, Zydeco and Blues.

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Appalachian Road Show
Friday August 20, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
Appalachian Road Show is a visionary acoustic ensemble, bringing new-generation interpretations of traditional Americana, bluegrass and folk songs, as well as offering innovative original music, all presented with a common thread tied directly to the heart of the Appalachian regions of the United States. GRAMMY-nominated banjoist Barry Abernathy, joins forces with GRAMMY-winning fiddler Jim VanCleve, fresh off of his recent stint touring with multi-platinum country artist Josh Turner, as well as esteemed vocalist and mandolinist Darrell Webb, who has recorded and toured with Dolly Parton and Rhonda Vincent, among many others. The group also includes bassist Todd Phillips, an acknowledged legend in bluegrass music circles, with two GRAMMY wins and four GRAMMY nominations under his belt, along with 23-year-old  "old soul” guitarist Zeb Snyder, whose fierce and versatile playing recalls Doc Watson and Norman Blake as readily as it does Duane Allman and Stevie Ray Vaughn.
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The Way Down Wanderers
Saturday August 21, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $23.00  
The Way Down Wanderers are from the very heartland of America – central Illinois, Peoria, to be exact – which is reflected in their distinctive sound, which draws on elements of bluegrass, but also touches on classic rock influences including the multi-part harmonies of the Beach Boys and The Band’s hybrid soul, as well as the roots qualities of The Avett Brothers and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, with surprising elements of jazz, classical music and even hip-hop.

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CANCELLED - The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Saturday August 28, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $23.00  
The Slambovians show has been canceled due to routing issues. We are working on a new date and hope to bring them back as soon as possible!

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           September          

Costaki Economopoulos
Saturday September 11, 2021    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  

For 20 years Costaki has been living his dream as a full-time stand-up comic. He has written jokes for Bette Midler, Jay Leno, MTV and BET. You may have seen him on Showtime or heard him on Sirius, but you probably know him best from his regular appearances on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Show.


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2021 Party for the Arts
ROCK THE OPERA HOUSE!

Saturday September 18, 2021    6:30
Tickets: Individual Ticket: $60.00  Reserved Table for 8: $600.00  

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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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 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          

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  
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, 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  
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. 

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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  

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, yet also speaking universal truths. 

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Trailer Park Experience
Saturday May 14, 2022    5:30 p.m.
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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
Saturday May 14, 2022    7:30 p.m.
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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, yet also speaking universal truths. 

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