Summer 2017 Season
‘Come Together‘ to ‘Twist and Shout’ at McCartney Tribute by Nashville-based Let ‘Em In at the Paramount Theatre on Thursday, June 22. Hear all the McCartney favorites including the Beatles and Wings. ‘Maybe I’m Amazed’ that lead singer Mike Vargo has shared the stage with such artists as Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, members of the Byrds, Cheap Trick, The Ramones and The E Street Band.
Expand your musical horizons by exploring three diverse musical genres at World Music Series concerts at the Paramount Theatre. The free concert series kicks off with the three Argentinian women of Femina performing world folk-rap fusion on July 12. Blues trio Delgres brings tunes from Caribbean, New Orleans and the Delta on July 19. The final show is Connla, a 5 piece celtic band from Ireland on July 26. All shows are typically a $25 ticket and presented free through grant funding from Southeast Minnesota Arts Council and the City of Rochester Riverside Concerts.
Start off your one-week countdown to Austin ArtWorks Festival by attending the Matchbox Children’s Theatre production of No One Will Marry a Princess with a Tree Growing Out of Her Head on August 18, 19 and 20 at the Paramount Theatre. Like all Matchbox productions, this show will be a one-hour romp appropriate for all ages. You might even discover Austin’s next great talent as some of the cast will be recent graduates of the Matchbox summer drama camp. Don’t forget the popcorn!
Watch the paint sing at Artrageous, the Dick Schindler Celebration concert, presented by the Mayo Clinic Health System Austin on Saturday, August 26 at the Paramount Theatre. Artrageous is a live, interacting music and art experience where artists paint large-scale paintings in real time while musicians sing and dance to your favorite tunes. Go to http://artrageousexperience.com/ for a video. Artrageous is part of the Austin ArtWorks Festival.