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 Several years ago, neighboring communities (at least in Montana terms) which offer a concert series, got together and devised a scheme where members of near-by communities could attend other concerts for only $5.00 per concert. This increases the value of your membership dramatically. There are dozens of terrific shows out there and many of them are appearing in only one of the participating communities. There are a couple rules you must observe. You need to check with the presenter, as listed below for each community, to make sure there are seats available. Also, when you arrive at any of the venues, you must show your proof of membership. You need a ticket from that venue and you cannot be admitted to the show with your local membership card. Lastly, membership costs are not the same for all communities. It only makes sense that the arrangement will work only if you join the organization in the town where you live or regularly attend concerts. Take advantage of the myriad of shows available to you this season.

FORT BENTON

CHOUTEAU COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS

Fort Benton Elementary School auditorium unless otherwise noted.

All concerts at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

For seat availability and information call Connie Jenkins at 406-622-2013 or contact her at cjenkins59442@gmail.com.

Visit http://www.fortbenton.com/arts/index.htm for more concert details.

 

Cold Hard Cash

Saturday, September 15, 2018  

The Cold Hard Cash Show is an original and innovative tribute to the music of Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Three! Fronted by guitarist and singer Merle Travis Peterson, The Cold Hard Cash Show brings to life classic Cash songs performed with the energy of the Live at Folsom and San Quentin albums with a sound so accurate you’d think you’re listening to The Man in Black himself!

 

Shades of Buble 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé brings the swinging standards and pop hits of Michael Bublé to the stage in an unforgettable high-energy concert event.

 

Philip Aaberg

Sunday December 9, 2018

Grammy-and Emmy-nominated pianist and composer Philip Aaberg of Helena, Montana, is known worldwide for his compositions that evoke the spaciousness and beauty of the Western landscape. Come hear him play seasonal favorites in his “High Plains Christmas” show.

 

The Sound Exchange

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A cappella fun at its finest, The Sound Exchange is known for dazzling harmonies, great stage presence, and wisecracking audience interaction, all presented in a whirlwind extravaganza.

 

Spectrum

Tuesday, February 12,   2019

Come relive the good old days with these four talented singers performing a tribute to Motown and Rhythm and Blues.

 

Steven Hesla

Tuesday, March 5,, 2019

Steven Hesla, piano professor at the University of Montana, inaugurates the new piano festival in Fort Benton with a lively show incorporating local pianists from Chouteau and Cascade counties, as well as his own interpretations of Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Chopin, Bach, and others. 

 

O Sole Trio

Monday April 8, 2019

From deliciously witty to incredibly moving, O Sole Trio's shows have it all; they breathe new life into familiar toe-tapping standard and Broadway favorites with their unique and innovative arrangements. The trio has garnered rave reviews from audiences and critics alike.

Piatigorsky Foundation Artists in Concert

April or May 2019

The Piatigorsky Foundation’s mission is to make live classical music a part of the fabric of everyday life for underserved communities throughout the United States. Two talented artists Thursday, April 25, 2019tour the country, performing in Fort Benton every spring. The dates and artists are to be announced as the time draws closer.

 

GREAT FALLS

Great Falls Community Concert Association.

Mansfield Theater, Great Falls Civic Center.

All concerts at 7:30 pm.

Call 455-8514 for seat availability.

Visit gfcca.org for more concert details.

 

Vocal Trash

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Innovative group playing custom instruments made from recycled materials plus singing, dancing and comedy. A truly crowd-pleasing group.

 

Black Market Trust

Thursday, November 8, 2018

2 Guitars, Violin, Bass, Drums and Vocals. Swingin’ Los Angeles-based band.

 

Tapestry

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Voice/Piano with Guitar and Sax. A tribute to Carole King and her legendary album Tapestry.

 

Triple Play

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A return visit of Chris Brubeck and his wonderful ensemble including famed harmonica player, Peter ‘Madcat’ Ruth.

 

Those Were The Days

Friday, March 29, 2019

Guitar/Vocals. William Florian, former singer of the New Christy Minstrel, playing and singing folk standards.

 

Philip Fortenberry

Thursday, April 25, 2019

This pianist extraordinaire was the resident pianist at the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas for ten years and played the piano in the film Beyond the Candelabrastarring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.

 

HELENA

Starz on Stage Productions

Civic Center Ballroom – 340 Neill Avenue

All Shows at 7:30 pm

For seat availability and info: joyofmusic66@q.com or 406-227-9711

Visit www.starzonstage.net for more concert details

 

SPECIAL NOTICE” Please arrange your reciprocity request in advance of the show date as we are a cabaret setting with table seating. Seating is limited. Single seats are generally available approximately two weeks before each date.

 

Juke Box Broadway with the Diamonds

Monday, October 1, 2018

Over 50 songs from 15 of Broadway’s most popular jukebox musicals…classic rock & roll by American icons spanning four decades of popular music!

 

Shades of Buble

Thursday, October 25, 2018

A 3-man tribute to Michael Buble featuring swinging standards, high energy, smooth choreography, incredible songs - three amazing New York City gents in a one-of-a-kind-headliner show for all ages!

 

Christmas with the Alley Cats

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

You’ve seen the Rat Pack – now see the Cat Pack when they bring Christmas to the Civic Center … AND … an Ugly Sweater Contest may be part of the fun! Opening act for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld – first place winners of international a cappella festival.

 

Spectrum

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Las Vegas Super Group brings Motown Music (& other genres) to Montana for a Valentine celebration! Awarded a Star on Las Vegas Walk of Fame. They’ve got the moves to get you in the groove for a sweetheart of an evening! A Valentine specialty dinner may be available.

 

The High Country Cowboys

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The music of the Silver Screen Cowboys like Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, the Sons of the Pioneers … true, blue western music is their brand! And you might learn to yodel!

 

HOBSON

Judith Arts Society

Al concerts at Hobson School multipurpose room at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted. For seat availability and information call Norma Zimmer at 406-566-2651 or contact her at allezoop@itstriangle.com

 

Pub Night (artist to be determined)

Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:00 pm. Utica Hall

 

Okaidja Afroso

Sunday, November 11, 2018

This group shares a wide range of music – joyous, rhythmic, tragic, and up-lifting – that embodies the vast perfect/imperfect human story.

 

Sundae + Mr. Goessl

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Sundae + Mr. Goessl are Seattle's premier Vintage Jazz Duo featuring Earshot Magazine's Vocalist of the Year, Kate Voss, and Seattle's busiest freelance guitarist, Jason Goessl. Together, this dreamy duo delivers a show packed with wit, charm, nostalgia and serious chops! The celebrated newly-wed couple has been providing entertainment to music-lovers since 2014 and has left quite an impression - from the casual listener to critics alike.

O Sole Trio

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Combining Broadway hits with their own unique style and arrangements, this threesome takes audiences on a 7-year musical tour.

 

LEWISTOWN

Central Montana Community Concert Association

All concerts at the Fergus Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted

For seat availability and information call Tom Wojtowick at 406-538-3739 or contact him at jtwojt48@gmail.com

Further information also available at www.lewistowncenter.net

 

California Guitar Trio

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The same three musicians, Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards, have been together for 25 years, playing crisscross musical genres. They have 15 albums under their belt and are likely the best known Guitar Trio in America.

Cashore Marionettes

Monday, November 19, 2018

A performance by the Cashore Marionettes is a celebration of life. The program (LIFE IN MOTION) consists of a collection of engaging pieces encompassing a broad range of themes, each delivered with a simplicity that expresses the essence of the moment. 
Backing music of Beethoven, Strauss, Vivaldi and Copland. Joseph Cashore has been designing and performing his remarkable marionettes for over 30 years.

 

Triple Play

Thursday, February 28, 2019

ThisTrio is led by Chris Brubeck, son of Dave Brubeck, on piano, electric bass, trombone & vocalsJoel Brown on guitar/vocals, and  Peter 'Madcat' Ruth on multiple harmonicas & vocal. They performAmerican music seamlessly blending jazz, blues, folk & rock into a rollicking program. 

7th Avenue

Sunday March 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

This new mixed vocal quartet is led by Chris Rupp, baritone from Home Free& his sister Tristin, alto.They perform a blend of a cappella, live piano or guitar, and tracked accompaniment, a pop program of old favorites and hip covers. This is a hot group with lots of social media buzz.

 

 

Sons of Serendipit

Thursday, May 9, 2019

This is a quartet of tenor, harp, cello & piano/keyboard. They say, "Serendipity brought us together."  Formed while in grad school at Boston University. Their music is classy, spirituals, sensitive, timeless and genuine. They were finalists on Season 9 of America’s Got Talent.

SANDERS COUNTY

Sanders County Arts Council

With the exception of our two-evening season introduction in August, evening performances begin at 7:30 pm at either The Rex Theater in Thompson Falls or at The Paradise Center in Paradise. For more information visit sanderscountyarts.org.

 

The Season’s First Thread

Friday, August 24, 2018 – 5:30 pm at Big Eddy’s

Saturday, August 25, 2018 – 5:30 pm at Dog Hill Bistro

A medley of musical genres by Sanders County performers and bands.

 

Rebecca Folsom

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – 7:30 pm at the Rex Theater, Thompson Falls

Described as delivering “knock-to-your-knees” music, this twosome is known for their masterful way of presenting original songs to open the hearts of audiences.

 

Scott Kirby

Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 7:30 pm at The Paradise Center, Paradise

As both a visual and performing artist, this amazing performer delivers a variety of piano arrangements from ragtime to tango – all done in style.

 

Okaidja Afroso

Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 7:30 pm at The Rex Theater, Thompson Falls

This group shares a wide range of music – joyous, rhythmic, tragic, and up-lifting – that embodies the vast perfect/imperfect human story.

 

Sound Exchange

Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 7:30 pm at The Paradise Center, Paradise

A cappella at ts best, this five-member group brings dazzling harmonies, great stage presence. And wise-cracking audience participation.

 

Rosie and the Riveters

Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 7:30 pm at the Rex Theater, Thompson Falls

A fiercely talented trio of women, this group provides a vintage 1940s flair with original music that spans from slinky melodies to a swinging beat.

 

O Sole Trio

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 7:30 pm at The Paradise Center, Paradise

Combining Broadway hits with their own unique style and arrangements, this threesome takes audiences on a 7-year musical tour.

 

SIDNEY/GLASGOW/MALTA

Eastern Arts Network Big Sky Series

All shows at 7:00 pm at venues as listed.

For seat availability and information call Jill Hill at 406-489-4304 or contact her at djhill@midrivers.com

 

Montana Repertory Theatre  

Thursday, September 13, 2018  at the MomDak Heritage Center in Sidney

“Morgan and Merlin: Swords, Sorcery, and How to be a Hero” - A magical, mystical and funny play written by Laramie Dean. 

 

Kristen Estelle and the Heartstrings 

New York Artist Kristen Estelle on vocals with String Quartet and Electric Bass. Indie Pop with a classical twist. 

Monday, October 1, 2018 - Malta High School 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 – Glasgow High School 

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Sidney - MonDak Heritage Center 

 

Supaman

Award winning Native American Dancer and Innovative Hip Hop Artist spreading message of hope and faith through music and dancing. Combines Native American culture and urban hip hop culture. 

Monday, October 29, 2018 – Malta High School

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – Glasgow High School

Thursday, November 1, 2018 – Sidney – MonDak Heritage Center

 

Sundae + Mr. Goessl 

Award winning Vintage Jazz duo from Seattle, classic tunes from 20’s-50’s, cheeky humor. This charming couple engages audiences of all ages with fresh arrangements of tunes from the Golden Age. A show packed with wit, style and nostalgia, it is truly an act that leaves you smiling. 

Monday, February 18, 2019 -  Malta High School

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – Glasgow High School

Thursday, February 21, 2019 – Sidney – MonDak Heritage Center 

 

Six Appeal 

Professional six-part male a cappella group from Minneapolis, MN. 

Six Appeal is a world-class vocal ensemble infused with sharp comedic timing and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Swearing off instruments, this award-winning vocal band takes you on a journey that spans decades of music – performing classic oldies, current chart toppers, and catchy original tunes – completely a cappella 

Monday, March 25, 2019 - Malta High School 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - Glasgow High School 

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - Sidney - MonDak Heritage Center

 

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