As part of his Word for Word tour promoting his newest book, Rodney Crowell kicks off BPACC’s season with the songs and stories that shaped a generation of country music. With two Grammys and fifteen number-one hits, Rodney Crowell has been recognized as one of the preeminent wordsmiths of modern country music and Americana. His expressive lyrics and inspired orchestrations have led him to work alongside Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill, Tim McGraw, and many more.
BE GOOD TO YOURSELF and enjoy the music, look, and feel of Journey in JUST THE SAME WAY with Departure! FAITHFULLY recreating the concert experience of Journey, Departure is composed of Brian Williams, Doug Ballard, Jason Wilson, Joel Hayes, and Chris Stone. Performing the songs you know and love, you’ll be saying WHY CAN’T THIS NIGHT GO ON FOREVER?
Tony Jackson makes his highly anticipated return to BPACC! Following his meteoric debut, Tony Jackson has become a favorite at the Grand Ole Opry and a staple of country music festivals. Tony’s strong voice has led to his collaboration with greats like Vince Gill and John Sebastian as well as recognition from Rolling Stone for his song COUNTRY ROAD as one of their “10 Best Country and Americana Songs to Hear Now.”
Pinkatitis?! Who knew that pink cupcakes could be so disastrous? Pinkalicious, a young girl obsessed with all things pink, has gotten herself into trouble as her all-pink cupcake diet has turned her pink from head to toe. How will Pinkalicious solve this pinkish problem?
Celebrate the Christmas season with the music of the Carpenters, brought to BPACC by We’ve Only Just Begun’s Michelle Berting Brett. With two classic Christmas albums and a wealth of hits, the Carpenters’s catalog will give you a merry little Christmas. Joined by a full backing band, Michelle Berting Brett recreates the sound that made the Carpenters a household name.
Kind, considerate George has been put in an awful situation. Money and legal troubles plague him during the holiday season and George has given up all hope. With the help of his guardian angel Clarence, George experiences what life would be like without him. Watch an angel get his wings as he reminds a down-on-his-luck George Bailey of all the things that make his a wonderful life in this radio-play adaptation of the Christmas classic.
Clara experiences a night of magic, mischief, and… mice?! This production of Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet features dancers from Singleton Community Center’s Esprit de Corps dance troupe as characters like Clara, the Nutcracker, the Mouse King, and more. This Christmas classic features the original score, including the iconic Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
BEE GEES GOLD
Friday, january 20 | 7:30 PM | $40 Saturday, JANUARY 21 | 7:30 PM | $40
Enjoy the music of one of the most popular bands in modern music history with Bee Gees Gold! With the talents of John Acosta, Daryll Borges, and Jeff Celentano, the music of the Bee Gees is STAYIN’ ALIVE. Their vocal skills and true-to-history portrayal of the Gibbs brothers has made them a force in Las Vegas. The falsetto, fashion, and fraternal bond are all there; all that’s missing is you!
Nothing is impossible—as long as it obeys the laws of science! Watch Professor Wow turn scientific phenomena into a phenomenal show with help from some interesting devices. Perfect for kids from kindergarten to eighth grade, this show will inspire a love of science and make our world a little easier to understand.
With two sopranos and three tenors, Bravo Amici performs concerts that blend pop, opera, and musical theatre in a unique way. Their vocal versatility and passion allow for them to perform music from Giuseppe Verdi to Ed Sheeran, all while making it their own. In a fantastic twist of fate, inspiration to create the first pop-opera band Amici Forever and its successor Bravo Amici came to founder Geoff Sewell while touring Graceland and hearing Elvis’s rendition of “My Way.”
For over thirty years, Dervish has been playing Irish music across the globe, from Brazil to China. Their talent has led them to accompany Irish heads of state abroad and even to represent Ireland in 2007’s Eurovision competition. Their charismatic stage presence transforms the history and tradition in their music into something more modern and palpable. Join us in welcoming Cathy Jordan, Brian McDonagh, Tom Morrow, Michael Holmes, Shane Mitchell, and Liam Kelly for a truly fantastic concert.
Big Fish tells the story of traveling salesman Edward Bloom, who lives life to its fullest and then some. Edward's incredible, larger-than-life anecdotes thrill everyone around him, leading his son Will to embark on an adventure to find the truth behind his father's epic tales. Overflowing with heart and humor, Big Fish is an extraordinary musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre—for an experience that’s richer, funnier, and bigger than life itself. Based on the best-selling novel and Academy Award-nominated film from Tim Burton, this Broadway musical features stirring music from The Addams Family composer Andrew Lippa.
Junior Brown is a one-of-a-kind country musician with a truly unique instrument of his own creation—the Guit-Steel. A double-necked hybrid, the Guit-Steel lets Junior Brown tear into any country jam with the gusto that’s made him a legend amongst honky-tonk musicians. Junior Brown has played alongside greats like Ralph Stanley, Hank Thompson, the Beach Boys, and Doc Watson and his music has been featured in many shows, including The X-Files and Better Call Saul.
BPACC is proud to continue its partnership with the Bartlett Community Concert Band. The BCCB’s spring concert features a variety of musical arrangements beautifully played by Bartlett’s very own talented concert band. Directed by Dr. Rhendle Millen, their music includes everything from the masterworks to pop music.
These four women share more than an enthusiasm for their faith; they are also extremely talented musicians. Featuring Sarah Davison, Kristen Bearfield, Lauren Conklin, and Kelsey Kapfhammer (or, as she was known in Season 21 of The Voice, Kelsey Rose), High Road has released four full-length albums and has toured across the country. High Road’s blend of bluegrass, contemporary Christian, country, and gospel has garnered critical acclaim, including two Grammy nominations.
Each season, we select a few of our favorite musicians from across the Mid-South to play on our stage. Whether they’re someone new to you or an old favorite, each act brings their own Memphis charm.
A native of Marion, Arkansas, Bailey Bigger began writing and performing seriously in neighboring Memphis at the age of 14. Following her 2020 debut EP Let’s Call It Love, Bailey has received national attention for both her talent in songwriting and her otherworldly vocals.
Star & Micey are Memphis's indie sweethearts, playing alongside bands like The Black Keys, CAKE, The Steve Miller Band, and the Lumineers to name just a few. Their albums transverse genres, spanning from Americana to folk, to indie rock and even pirate-folk.
Deana Carter’s country ballads are some of the few that can feel modern while channeling the nostalgia of first loves, long nights, and summer days. With a guitar in hand, Deana Carter and her melodic voice will take you on a journey with songs like STRAWBERRY WINE and TEQUILA AND YOU. With multiple awards including the highly sought-after “Songs I Wish I’d Written” from Nashville Songwriters Association International and three Grammy nominations, Deana Carter is a musician you won’t want to miss.
ALL ABOUT JOEL: THE BILLY JOEL TRIBUTE
SATURDAY, MAY 6 | 2:00 PM | $35 SATURDAY, MAY 6 | 7:30 PM | $35
Billy Joel has inspired generations of musicians and David Clark can count himself amongst them. Inspired to follow in the Piano Man’s footsteps at age 10, David Clark has created this heartfelt and musically faithful tribute to Billy Joel. With his wit and eerily-similar looks, David Clark brings the music of Billy Joel to you in one fantastically entertaining night.