Peoples Bank Theatre slates 2020 shows
MARIETTA — Peoples Bank Theatre will be featuring a number of performances and programs during its 2020 Winter/Spring Spotlight Series beginning in late January.
The Winter/Spring Spotlight Series will include Josh Turner, The Fab Four, The Oak Ridge Boys, Aoife Scott, Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure, Ronnie Milsap, Kansas, Mutts Gone Nuts, and Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone.
Tickets, for the series may be purchased online at peoplesbanktheatre.com, by calling 740-371-5152 or in person at The Stage Door at 224 Putnam St., Marietta. Phone and in-person sales are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
* Josh Turner will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 30.
Turner is one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers. From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut “Long Black Train” to his 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, “Deep South,” Turner has scored multiple award nominations and awards. He has sold more than 8 million units, topped more than 1.5 billion in global streaming and populated radio with hits like “Hometown Girl,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance” and “Long Black Train.”
* The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 20.
The Emmy Award-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to its precise attention to detail through note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude.” The stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the band’s career.
* The Oak Ridge Boys will perform at 8 p.m. March 5 on the Peoples Bank Theatre stage.
The Oak Ridge Boys is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of country hits and a Number One pop smash. They have also earned Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades.
* Aoife Scott will perform at 8 p.m. March 19 with special guest The Boys Of The Hock.
Scott is an award-winning folk singer and songwriter based in Dublin, Ireland. Born into the legendary Black family, she is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene. Fragile and ethereal one minute and strong and vibrant the next, Scott has a dynamic and profound voice, which explores the emotional depths of her lyrics. In 2018, she was named Best Folk Act at the Irish Post Music Awards (IRE), as well as Emerging Artist of the Year at the Live Ireland Awards (US).
* Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure will be presented at 3 p.m. April 5.
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites the audience to explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago. Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.
* Ronnie Milsap will perform at 8 p.m. April 24. In five decades, Milsap has had 40 number one hits. His awards include six Grammys, CMA Entertainer of the Year and four Album of the Year Awards.
* Kansas will present its “Point of Know Return Tour” at 8 p.m. May 16 and 7 p.m. May 17 on the Peoples Bank Theatre stage.
Described as America’s preeminent progressive rock band, Kansas will be embarking on the fourth and final leg of its popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour during the winter and spring of 2020. Launched as a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the massive hit album “Point of Know Return,” the band will be performing the album in its entirety. The tour showcases classic Kansas music including hit songs, deep cuts, and fan favorites.
* Mutts Gone Nuts will present two shows, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., on May 30.
Expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance, that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more.
* The final show of the Spotlight Series will be Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone at 8 p.m. June 12.
At the age of 15, Noone achieved international fame as “Herman,” lead singer of the legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. His classic hits include “I’m Into Something Good,” “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,” “Silhouettes,” “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat,” “Wonderful World,” “Just A Little Bit Better,” “There’s A Kind of Hush,” “A Must To Avoid,” “Listen People,” “No Milk Today,” “The End of the World,” “Leaning On A Lamp Post,” and “Dandy.” Accompanied by his band, Herman’s Hermits, Noone currently performs over 200 concerts a year.
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