We've Found Your Match

Each month, we borrow our resident ghost’s name for a list of Top 19 during our 19th season. The season is winding down, but we still have some great shows left. We tried to match performers from our 19th seasons who are most like our upcoming events. Which one of these is like the other one? Maybe you will find a favorite and come help us wrap up our 19th season.

 Penelopes Top 19 Weve Found Your Match

1. Are you a fan of Ricky Skaggs who appeared at the Opera House in November of 2014?
Then, you might also like… Sierra Hull.
This Grammy nominated and International Bluegrass Award winning mandolin player and singer can count Bela Fleck and Allison Kraus among her fans.
Date: April 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 P.M.
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2. Are you a fan of Dailey & Vincent who appeared at the Opera House this February and also a fan of BBQ?
Then, you might also like… Pork in the Park.
Bluegrass Remedy returns to provide great bluegrass in Memorial Park during Pork in the Park this April. This Southern Barbeque Network sanctioned event finds team competing for best BBQ, but you come and decide by buying lunch from the competitors.
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 11:00 A.M -11:00 P.M.
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3. Are you a fan of Tim Wilson who last appeared at the Opera House in March of 2008?
Then, you might also like… James Gregory.
Self-dubbed the “Funniest Man in America,” James down home humor will have you laughing out loud.
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 5:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M.
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4. Are you a fan of Women of Ireland that last appeared at the Opera House in February of 2015?
Then, you might also like… Atlanta Pops featuring Chloe Agnew.
One of the original Celtic Women seen on PBS, Chloe Agnew is honored to join the world-renowned Atlanta Pops on their return visit to the Newberry Opera House.
Date: April 23, 2017
Time: 4:00 P.M.
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5. Are you a fan of the Three Irish Tenors who last appeared at the Opera House in December of 2010?
You might also like… 3 Redneck Tenors- A Musical Adventure.
These classically trained tenors have fun with the fact that they are from the South. Don’t miss this night of soaring music with a little comedy thrown into the mix.
Date: April 26, 2017
Times: 3:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M.
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6. Were you a fan of Branson on the Road who last appeared at the Opera House in October of 2014?
Then, you might also like…Classic Nashville Roadshow.
Get swept back in time with songs made famous by Dolly, Hank, Patsy, Tammy, George, Merle and many, many more!
Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 3:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M.
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7. Are you a fan of South Carolina Elvis Festival that last was held in Newberry in September of 2014?
Then, you might also like… Rick Alviti, That’s the Way It Was, An Elvis Tribute.
This high energy Elvis Tribute show proves why Rick Alviti has so many fans.
Date: April 29, 2017
Time: 8:00 P.M.
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8. Were you a fan of Frankie Avalon who last appeared at the Opera House in March 2014?
You might also like… Pat Boone.
Don't miss a chance to see this entertainment icon who can boast 45 million records sold, 38 Top 40 Hits, a #1 bestselling book & 12 motion pictures.
Date: April 30, 2017
Time: 3:00 P.M.
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9. Are you a fan of Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs who first appeared at the Opera House in 2002?
You might also like… The Diamonds.
In 1957, The Diamonds released an instant million selling hit called "Little Darlin'." The song continues to sell worldwide and has been dubbed "the National Anthem of Rock n' Roll." To date it has sold approximately 20 million copies.
Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 8:00 P.M.
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10. Are you a fan of A Carolina Jubilee that was held at the Opera House for over a decade?
You might also like… Doug and Bunny Williams.
Their presentations are characterized by a broad variety of music—from bluegrass and western swing, to jazz, to classical, and to Broadway and opera.
Date: May 7, 2017
Time: 3:00 P.M.
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11. Are you a fan of 208th Army Band, which has been performing at the Opera House since 2008 or earlier?
You might also like… MCHS Band.
Come support our local young musicians as they perform the world premiere of Randall Standridge's piece, "The Darklands Symphony."
Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 P.M.
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12. Are you a fan of Gene Watson who appear at the Opera House last September?
You might also like…John Conlee.
During John Conlee's near 40-year career in Country music, he has brought to audiences such classic songs as: "Rose Colored Glasses" (John's signature song), "Friday Night Blues," "Backside of 30," "Common Man," "Miss Emily's Picture," "I Don't Remember Lovin' You," and more.
Date: May 12, 2017
Time: 7:00 P.M.
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13. Are you a fan of Jingle All the Way from this last December?
You might also like… Dance Station’s Time Warp.
These local dancers will charm you with their clogging, lyrical dance, and singing.
Date: May 14, 2017
Time: 4:00 P.M.
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14. Are you a fan of delicious food served in bite size samples?
Then, you might also like… A Taste of Newberry.
Our local restaurants sell small sample and full meals of food, beer, and wine all in one location. Come sample it all! This year’s event will once again be held inside and around the Friend Building in Downtown Newberry.
Date: May 19, 2017
Time: 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
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15. Do you watch videos of adorable kids dancing?
Then, you might also like… DC Danceworks Spring Recital.
Local dancers strut their stuff thanks to all the teachers at this local dance school.
Date: May 20, 2017
Time: 11:00 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
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16. Are you a fan of NCP’s production of State Fair last summer?
You might also like… Newberry Community Players’ production of Quilters.
This heartwarming musical speaks to the endurance, love and joy of American women. Presented by the Newberry Community Players at The Ritz Theatre (1511 Main St.Nby)
Dates: June 9-10, 2017
Times: Friday at 8:00 P.M. Saturday at 3:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M.
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17. Are you a fan of Last Year’s Concerts in the Park?
You might also like… This Year’s Concert in the Park Series.
These FREE outdoor concerts in Memorial Park make for a perfect way to spend a beautiful Friday evening.
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18. Are you a fan of Last Year’s Summer Movie Series?
You might also like…This Year’s Summer Movie Series.
Everyone says they want a movie house in Newberry. This is your chance. For a limited cost, you can enjoy a movie at the Opera House this Summer.
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19. Did you enjoy Janet’s Planet this season?
You might also like… Newberry’s EclipseFest.
Janet from Janet’s Planet will be returning to Newberry with NASA trained educators for a whole weekend of events leading up to the total eclipse on August 21. Newberry is in the perfect zone to watch the eclipse.
Dates: August 18- 21, 2017
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20. We’re starting to plan special events for our 20th season. Stay tuned. In the meantime send us your photos, memorabilia, or just write down your story about the Opera House. Call 803-276-6264 for more information or visit our website for more information.

This list was debuted on the Newberry Opera House Radio Show on WKDK, Newberry. Click here to listen to the podcast.