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Performers on stage - An intimate musical experience - photo by Natalie Lacy Lange

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Balcony Seats & Access
The Balcony has no elevator and no restrooms.
Restrooms are located on the 1st floor near the Balcony stairs.
Questions?  Call us at 979-337-7240.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021 at 7pm

Johnny  Cash  Tribute
by  Bennie  Wheels

America’s #1 tribute to Cash and the Tennessee Three.
Authentic portrayal of Cash, his songs, his band and his harmonies with June Carter.

“Bennie is no doubt the best tribute to John I've ever seen.”
BOB WOOTEN, Johnny Cash's lead guitar player
 “It was like having Johnny and June in the room with us.”
DAVE CHAOS, Station Manager, KNON Dallas

Standard seats: $30
Premium seats: $45

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 at 7pm

The Quebe Sisters

Refreshing Americana show that blends Texas-style fiddling, Western Swing, Country and progressive Western music.
Authentic triple-fiddles and breathtaking 3-part sibling harmonies, accompanied by archtop guitar and upright bass.

What people are saying . . .
“Some of the most talented people I’ve ever met. They do Texas proud.”
“They have a cannonball onstage presence and, man, can they play!”

Standard seats: $45
Premium seats: $60

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2021 at 7pm

Gary Morris ChristmasGary Morris Christmas

Texas-bred Country and Broadway star nominated for Drama Desk Award.

Released 13 albums, five #1 hits and sixteen Top 10 singles.

Won CMA Song of the Year & ACM Single of the Year for “Wind Beneath My Wings.”

Billboard Magazine’s 1982 New Male Artist of the Year.

Raises funds for wounded and PTSD veterans at therapeutic retreats, Abilene Fly Fishers Clubs and Mountain Spirit Ranch.

Standard seats: $50
Premium seats: $65

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021 at 7pm

Celtic  Angels  Christmas

Awe-inspiring Irish and Christmas favorites, and champion world-class Irish dancing.

These charming female vocalists perform stirring songs with spectacular beauty and numerous costume changes.

The stunning “Celtic Knight Dancers” include two former leaders of Riverdance.

The traditional music of “Trinity Band Ensemble of Dublin” accompanies both singers and dancers, uplifting audiences on wings of music.

Standard seats: $65
Premium seats: $80

2022 Season

Full schedule including ticket prices and season ticket information to be announced in November 2021.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022 at 7 pm

Riders In The Sky

Over 30 years performing traditional Western music with their legendary wacky humor.

Seven “Entertainer Of the Year" Awards from the Western Music Association.

Two Grammies, awarded "Traditional Group of the Year" and "Traditional Album of the Year" multiple times.

Inductees in Grand Ole Opry, Western Music Association's Hall of Fame, Country Music Foundation's Walkway of Stars, and Walk of Western Stars.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2022 at 7 pm

Texas  A&M  University
Singing  Cadets

Now in their 115th touring season, this is Texas A&M University’s premier men’s chorus.

Known for their energy, excitement, inspiration, humor and fun performances.

Singing timeless favorites including Classic Pop, Broadway, Patriotic and Inspirational tunes.

Performed for three U.S. Presidents, governors, congressmen, senators, the Miss Texas USA Pageant, Houston Astros opening games and Aggie Football Games.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022 at 7 pm

Michael Martin Murphey

The original Cosmic Cowboy starting with his first album, “Geronimo’s Cadillac” that became a classic.

Authentic voice of Country, Western, and Americana music delivering songs and stories that have deep meaning for Texans.

Platinum single “Wildfire,” topped charts in County and Pop genres.

ACM Award for New Male Vocalist Of The Year.  Multiple Grammy nominations.

Three gold albums and one certified Platinum album.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022 at 7 pm

The Funniest Night of Your Life
Todd Oliver

An evening of laughter with Ventriloquism, Magic, Comedy and Music.

Meet Irving, the Talking Dog, and a cast of additional animal performers.

America's Got Talent 2012 Top 4 Finalist.

Appearances on The Today Show • The Late Show • The Tonight Show • The Oak Ridge Boys Las Vegas Special • Nashville Now (TNN) • The Howie Mandel Show • Penn & Teller, Sin City Spectacular (FX)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022 at 7 pm

Aaron Barker & Allen Shamblin

Writers of many hits for Willie Nelson, George Strait, Bonnie Rait, Keith Urban, Clay Walker, Toby Keith, Randy Travis, Oak Ridge Boys and others.

Barker’s jingles for Blue Bell Ice Cream are widely aired on radio and TV.

Barker is in Halls of Fame for Texas Heritage Songwriters and Nashville Songwriters.

Shamblin is a Dove Award winner and Grammy nominee.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2022 at 7 pm

Radney Foster

An intimate acoustic show of his beloved classics and new treasures.

Numerous #1 hits. Top song on Billboard’s Southeastern Heat Seekers for all genres.

What people are saying . . .
“Radney is one of the most talented singer/songwriters of our time.”
“Foster remains a top-notch tunesmith and stunning lyricist . . . “
GORDON ELY, Billboard Magazine