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Concerts & Comedy

Aaron Lewis

FEB 13, 2020 / 7:30 PM

Whether topping the charts as frontman of hard rock heroes Staind, or his second act as a No. 1 artist on the country charts as a solo artist, Aaron Lewis has always been painfully honest in his music. Known for his outspokenness, impassioned live show and Outlaw Country tunes, Aaron Lewis is back with a new album, the Buddy Cannon-produced STATE I’M IN (The Valory Music Co.). His third solo country album had its debut at No. 1 on the country albums chart earlier this year. This is Lewis’ second consecutive No. 1 country album following the success of his 2016 project SINNER. More details and video.

Greatest Love of All

FEB 18, 2020 / 7:30 PM

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed stage show described as “mind-blowingly spot on” with the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davis. Accompanied by a fabulous six-piece live band and dancers, you’ll go on a heartfelt musical journey through Whitney’s greatest hits. More details and video.

Josh Turner

with special guest Mo Pitney
MAR 14, 2020 / 7:30 PM

With his rich, deep voice and distinctive style, MCA Nashville recording artist Josh 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 GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM Awards nominations and received six Inspirational Country Music Awards. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Turner has sold more than 8 million records, topped more than 1.5 billion in global streaming and populated radio with such memorable hits as “Hometown Girl,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance” and “Long Black Train.” More details and video.

REZA: Edge of Illusion

APR 25, 2020 / 7:30 PM

REZA has taken the art of illusion to a new level, delivering his rock concert style magic show to audiences across the globe. Audiences can expect to witness such mega illusions as passing through the spinning blades of an industrial fan, a record-breaking recreation of Houdini’s most famous stunt, and the appearance of a real helicopter, live on stage. Reza isn’t just a magician—he’s a world-class entertainer. More details and video.

Sons of Serendip

MAY 2, 2020 / 7:30 PM

Finalists on season 9 of America’s Got Talent, these four friends from Boston University create beautiful music that touches people’s hearts through harp, piano, cello and voice to create a sound that touches the heart and lifts the spirit. More details and video.
Davina at the piano

The Finest Hour

Davina and the Vagabonds with Hot Club of Cowtown
MAY 16, 2020 / 7:30 PM

Step into a “wondrous time machine” and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Music That Ended WWII! Featuring the iconic tunes of Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Jordan, the Andrews Sisters, Danny Kaye, Dinah Shore, and more, Davina & The Vagabonds and Hot Club of Cowtown bring to vibrant life the sounds that filled 1940s dance halls. Combining “a modern day, female version of Louis Armstrong” (Elmore Magazine) with the “timing, swing, and chemistry of three virtuoso musicians” (Guitarist Magazine), this Minnesota-based blues/jazz band and hot jazz Texas trio take audiences back to a time when songs stormed the airwaves. More details and video.

Eric Anthony Johnson

JUN 20, 2020 / 7:30 PM
Made in Michigan Series

The perfect experience for musical theater enthusiasts! Join Eric Anthony Johnson, as he returns home from his Broadway debut in Beetlejuice the Musical and national tour of Elf the Musical, for a heartwarming evening of song and dance. There's no need for traveling to New York or Chicago for Broadway. This Essexville, Michigander is bringing the professional best of both to you as part of our Made in Michigan series. More details and video.
Comedy Series

Monthly Event at the Center

Comedy Night

Get ready to roll in the aisles with nationally touring stand-up comedians! Each show includes two professional comics with credits that include HBO, Bob & Tom Radio, Comedy Central, & Late Night TV, and provides 90 minutes of non-stop laughs!

Content is PG-13 – Viewer discretion is advised. Cash Bar Available.


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