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Jay and The Americans A Lasting Part of Rock ‘n Roll History!

Nov 13, 2014 7 pm

Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
Jay and The Americans is one of the lasting success stories in Rock ‘n Roll history. From 1962 to 1971, this group charted an amazing twelve Top Ten records. Hit songs include “Tonight,” “She Cried,” “Only in America,” “Come a Little Bit Closer,” “Cara Mia,” “This Magic Moment” and “Some Enchanted Evening.” Of the four performers, three are original to the group.


For information, call 334.406.2787 or visit www.CoffeeCountyArtsAlliance.com.


Atlanta Pops Orchestra

Oct 7, 2014 7 pm

Elba High School
Isn’t It Romantic!
Established in 1945, the Pops is comprised of Atlanta’s best musicians and performs throughout the southeast. The orchestra will perform a program focused on romantic music from movies, popular tunes and light classics. The performance will include “Somewhere in Time,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Beauty and The Beast,” “West Side Story,” “I’ll Take Romance,” “All the Things You Are” and “Embraceable You.”

For information, call 334.406.2787 or visit www.CoffeeCountyArtsAlliance.com.


Atlanta Pops Orchestra

Oct 7, 2014 7 pm

Elba High School
Established in 1945, the Pops is comprised of Atlanta’s best musicians and performs throughout the southeast. The orchestra will perform a program focused on romantic music from movies, popular tunes and light classics. The performance will include “Somewhere in Time,” “Phantom of theOpera,” “Beauty and The Beast,” “West Side Story,” “I’ll Take Romance,” “All the Things You Are” and “Embraceable You.”




April 6 – Steep Canyon Rangers & Della Mae

Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
April 6 – Steep Canyon Rangers & Della Mae, 7:30 p.m., Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: $50, $35, $25 or $15. Drawn together by their love of acoustic music, the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers adapt traditional bluegrass music that fits in today’s music. They have been featured on “Austin City Limits,” “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “Today.” Della Mae is an all-female bluegrass group that has become a sensation in the music world for combining vocal, instrumental and songwriting talent.





March 26 – Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey starring Jasmine Guy & The Avery Sharpe Trio,

, Richard G. Fallon Theatre:
March 26 – Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey starring Jasmine Guy & The Avery Sharpe Trio, 8 p.m., Richard G. Fallon Theatre: $50 or $15. Raisin’ Crane is in celebration and honor of the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance that featured Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Zora Neale Hurston, W.E.B. Du Bois and others as the voice of a new generation of African-Americans. These voices and thoughts come together on stage with award winning actress, singer and dancer Jasmine Guy and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio.





March 19 (***Rescheduled from Jan. 29, 2014***) – Itzhak Perlman

Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
March 19 (***Rescheduled from Jan. 29, 2014***) – Itzhak Perlman, violinist, with Rohan De Silva, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: $95, $85 or $70. The reigning virtuoso of the violin, Perlman is beloved for his charm, humanity and talent. He elevated to international fame with an appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show.” He has won four Emmy Awards, 15 Grammy Awards, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Kennedy Center Honoree, Medal of Liberty, National Medal of Arts and numerous honorary degrees.





March 16 – Miloš Karadaglić

The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum
March 16 – Miloš Karadaglić, 7:30 p.m., The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum: $35. Karadaglic began playing the guitar at 8 years old and has grown into one of today’s most gifted classical guitar players. Whether it’s a non-traditional venue or large concert hall performance, Karadaglic’s passion for the guitar makes every performance an intimate experience.





March 2 – Danú,

Opperman Music Hall
March 2 – Danú, 7:30 p.m., Opperman Music Hall: $45 or $15. Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Recognized worldwide for its standing room only appearances, it has performed around the globe and recorded nine critically acclaimed albums. The ensemble of eight features group members on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki and vocals. It has won numerous awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine.





Feb. 28 – Joshua Bell, with the University Symphony Orchestra and Musical Director and Conductor Alexander Jiménez,

Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Feb. 28 – Joshua Bell, with the University Symphony Orchestra and Musical Director and Conductor Alexander Jiménez, 7:30 p.m., Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: $85, $70, $55 or $15. Bell’s stage presence and beautiful tone on the violin have brought him universal acclaim. A recipient of an Avery Fisher Prize and the New York Recording Academy Honors, Bell was the first person appointed as music director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields orchestra. Under Bell’s leadership, the orchestra’s first CD debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Classical chart.





Feb. 15, 16 – Nellie McKay

The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum
Feb. 15, 16 – Nellie McKay, Feb. 15, 2 p.m., Pebble Hill Plantation: $100; Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., The Carriage House at Goodwood Museum: $35. McKay, a musical mixture of cabaret and pop, has a melodious charm with socially conscious lyrics. Her music has been featured on hit TV shows like “Weeds,”“Grey’s Anatomy,” “NCIS,”“Privileged,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “Mad Men.” McKay, a woman of many talents, is also an actor, writer and Broadway star with a Theatre World Award for her performance as Polly in “The Threepenny Opera.”





Feb. 14 – Saturday Matinee of the Arts: For the Love of the Arts

Tallahassee Museum
Feb. 14 – Saturday Matinee of the Arts: For the Love of the Arts, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tallahassee Museum: free. This event has a lineup of visual and performing arts, including live music on the outdoor stage. Dance performances range from ballet to flamenco, while artists showcase paintings, pottery and jewelry. The whole family can partake in a Valentine’s Day-themed event with crafts and treats.





Feb. 13 – Mar. 1 – Ragtime, Richard G. Fallon Theatre

Florida State University
Feb. 13 – Mar. 1 – Ragtime, Richard G. Fallon Theatre: $20, $18 or $10. This four-time Tony Award-winning musical presented by the School of Theatre at Florida State is set in New York City and follows three American families whose lives are influenced by the social issues of the era. An African-American family, a Jewish immigrant family, and a wealthy, suburban family are united through love, loss, courage and hope for the future.





The Wiregrass Youth Symphony Orchestra's Open Registration for Fall Semester

Cultural Arts Center's orchestra room (909 South St. Andrews Street in Dothan).
: The Wiregrass Youth Symphony Orchestra is holding open registration for the fall semester at 9:30am in the Cultural Arts Center's orchestra room (909 South St. Andrews Street in Dothan). Registration is open to kids ages 9-19 who would like to play the violin, viola, cello or bass. Beginners will start with group lessons in the Wiregrass Strings. To audition beyond the beginner level, kids should come prepared to play two scales and a previously-prepared piece of the student’s choice. The student will also sight-read a piece provided at the audition by the Director. The fee is $165 per student. Rehearsals and concerts will take place on Saturday mornings throughout the fall. For a full schedule and more information, please visit TriStateCommunityOrchestra.com or call WYSO Director Danielle Hererra at (703) 981-1548.