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NOTE: The Port Royal Street Music Sept. 20th concert (tonight) will be at the Skate Park if it rains.
Performers Trey Nelson (AKA Finesse') and Christopher Bacon
September 19th at 7pm
Young local performer Trey Nelson, aka "Finesse" performs introspective and emotional rap and hip which should please nostalgia fans. in contrast, Christopher Bacon performs fast-paced dynamic and spontaneous pieces which should resonate with the younger crowd. Tickets are $10 per adult (16 and up), and $5 for those 15 and under. Those requesting the 15 and under discount must pay in person at the door and show ID.
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Saturday, September 27th, at 7:30pm
Jump, Jive & Swing, A Musical Variety Show
Gracie & Lacy, a real life sister act from Charleston perform songs from WWII, the Big Band and Swing era. Everyone's classic favorites come to life as these ladies command the stage with their signature tight harmonies, tap dancing and snazzy retro costumes. This is a fun family-appropriate event for all ages.
Tickets are $20 each
NOTE: The Street Music Sept. 20th concert (TONIGHT) will be at the Skate Park if it rains.
The Port Royal "Street Music" Free Concert Series continues on August 9th through September 20th.
The concerts will take place on Parris Avenue, starting at 6pm. Dates and performers are as follows:
August 9th, Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Five (swing music)
August 23rd, Moreland & Arbuckle (guitar, harpist & vocalist playing a fusion of blues, folk, country and soul)
September 6th, Karp Foley Band (a guitar playing duo on singer/songwriters)
September 20th, Bonnie Bishop (a singer/songwriter from Texas whose soulful voice has been compared to Carole King, Janis Joplin and Bonnie Raitt).
Death of A Designing Diva, a 1930s Radio Play Mystery
October 11th at 7:30pm
Death of A Designing Diva is an interactive murder mystery. Follow the zany twists and turns of the plot along with this rollicking cast. The audience will also have a chance to get involved. Before the final act, audience member will be divided into teams where they will guess the ending. Who is the murder? What is the motive?, etc…
This is a fundraiser event for the Arts Council, so there will be surprise appearances by local celebrities and others. So “expect the unexpected!" Tickets are $25 each and pre-show hors d’oeuvres are included.
Elvis, One Night Only!
October 18th, 7:30pm
Talented tribute Artist Michael Viljac and his back-up band will have you swearing that you’ve seen Elvis –and he’s alive! Prepare to hear all of your classic favorites such as Jailhouse Rock, Love Me Tender, Are You Lonesome Tonight? And more! This show is not to be missed! Tickets are $20 each.
Johnny Mercer, His Life & Music
Friday, October 24th at 7:30pm
A musical tribute to Johnny Mercer which combines performances of some of his best-loved songs and a short video and talk about his life. From the 1930s through the 1950s, Mercer’s songs were among the most popular hits of the time. Over his lifetime, Mercer wrote the lyrics to more than fifteen hundred songs, including compositions for movies and Broadway shows. You will be awed by the genius of one man and the repertoire of popular music that he created. Tickets are $20 each.