Sunday, April 19, 2015

Sellersville Theater 1894

PERFORMANCE THEATER
Sellersville Theater 1894
Main St. & Temple Ave. Sellersville, PA 18960
215-257-5808
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    Upcoming events
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      Grand View Auxiliary Presents: The God Box - A Daughter's Story
    • Sunday, April 19, 2015
    • The Grand View Auxiliary organizes fundraising events to help preserve the high quality compassionate care for which Grand View Health is known. Profits from fundraising activities are go directly to support the programs and services of Grand View. Today, actor, author and community advocate Mary Lou Quinlan presents her one-woman show.
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      Robben Ford
    • Sunday, April 19, 2015
    • Grammy-nominated guitarist/singer Robben Ford has distinguished himself in a variety of genres, from R&B to jazz-fusion. His first love has always been the blues, and with his new album, 'Blue Moon,' the eclectic musician is back to his beloved musical roots.
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      Michael Schenker Group
    • Monday, April 20, 2015 Sold Out
    • This group is led by German guitarist Michael Schenker, nicknamed 'Mad Michael' during his tenure with British rockers UFO.
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      Over the Rhine
    • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    • Over the Rhine's brooding, atmospheric and sometimes stark collection of songs, traditional and otherwise, are inspired by dark December evenings and come-in-out-of-the-cold midnights.
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      Red Dragon Cartel
    • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    • Red Dragon Cartel is a four-piece Las Vegas band founded by former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee.
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      BoDeans
    • Thursday, April 23, 2015
    • Formed in 1985 by Wisconsin high school buddies Sam Llanas and Kurt Neumann, the BoDeans have been turning out twangy, clean-cut, homespun guitar rock 'n' roll for over twenty-five years.
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      Y&T
    • Friday, April 24, 2015
    • Y&T (originally known as Yesterday & Today) is a hard rock, heavy metal band formed in 1974. They hail from the San Francisco Bay Area.
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      Caravan of Thieves
    • Saturday, April 25, 2015
    • Bandleaders (and husband-and-wife duo) Fuzz and Carrie have made a name for themselves through many musical endeavors including the popular Deep Banana Blackout. Their latest project, Caravan of Thieves, has received acclaim for its unique mixture of gypsy-flavored, bluegrass influenced instrumentation and Beatlesque vocal arrangements.
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      Artie Shaw Orchestra
    • Sunday, April 26, 2015
    • Based in Boston, the 16-piece Artie Shaw Orchestra featuring Matt Koza has toured the world since 1983 and continues to be one of the finest exponents of music from the swing era.
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      Ed Kowalczyk
    • Sunday, April 26, 2015 Sold Out
    • Ed Kowalczyk is widely known as the lead-singer/songwriter/guitarist of the band LIVE.
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      Don Jamieson
    • Monday, April 27, 2015
    • Emmy Award winning comedian Don Jamieson has co-hosted VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show' since 2008. He's also hosted VH1's 'Love and Harmony' and 'Everyone's Business,' as well as making live performances on ABC's 'Good Morning America.'
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      Pushcart Players: Alice in Wonderland
    • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    • Pushcart Players brings the zany, fantastical tale of "Alice in Wonderland" to life onstage for audiences of all ages to savor and enjoy. Filled with Lewis Carroll's brilliant nonsense, madcap characters and Pushcart's whimsical music and design, this production offers a precious moment of theatre that young viewers will long remember.
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      Carbon Leaf
    • Thursday, April 30, 2015
    • Carbon Leaf is a five-piece band that plays its own style of Celtic-southern-roots rock. The Richmond, VA-based group, which is approaching it's 20th year of recording and touring, has released 10 albums and is currently in the midst of forging a new path of independence as they focus on writing, producing and releasing new material directly to their fans moving forward.
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      Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
    • Friday, May 1, 2015
    • For over a decade, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers have been serving up nothing but "uncompromised, unadulterated, pure rock-n-roll." Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers have released six consecutive albums that have debuted in the top 10 on Billboard's Internet Sales chart, the first independent band to ever accomplish that feat.
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      Quiet Riot
    • Saturday, May 2, 2015
    • Quiet Riot is a rock 'n' roll phenomenon. Famously described as the first heavy metal band to top the pop charts, the Los Angeles quartet became an overnight sensation thanks to its1 983 smash album 'Metal Health.' The band's follow-up album 'Condition Critical' (1984) went double platinum, and the band has continued to record and tour throughout its almost 30-year history. Today, the band features founding member Frankie Banali, veteran bassist Chuck Wright, and guitarist Alex Grossi from the band's last and most stable lineup, together with new vocalist Mark Huff.
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      Michael Martin Murphey
    • Sunday, May 3, 2015
    • Michael Martin Murphey is best known as the "singing cowboy poet" and the best-selling recording artist of American Cowboy music. His hits include: 'Wildfire,' 'Carolina In The Pines,' 'Don't Count The Rainy Days,' 'Disenchanted' and 'Cherokee Fiddle.'
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      Corey Glover
    • Friday, May 8, 2015
    • Singer/guitarist Corey Glover is perhaps best known as the lead singer of the band Living Colour.
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      Nils Lofgren
    • Sunday, May 10, 2015
    • Nils Lofgren is a virtuoso rock guitarist who has toured with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Ringo Starr, Neil Young and others.
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      Tinsley Ellis
    • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    • A fiery guitarist and talented singer-songwriter, Tinsley Ellis was inspired by the British Invasion bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds and Cream. A live B.B. King show convinced him that he wanted to become a blues guitarist. He plays a unique blend of Memphis R&B, Southwest blues and urban funk. He has several recordings available on the Alligator, Capricorn and Telarc labels. He has shared the stage with The Allman Brothers, Robert Cray, Koko Taylor and Widespread Panic.
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      The Left Banke
    • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    • Formed in 1965, The Left Banke were the originators of "baroque rock", which fused melodic pop songs and vocal harmonies with classical influences, harpsichords and string quartets. In 1966, The Left Banke scored a worldwide hit with 'Walk Away Renee'. Songwriter Tom Finn passed on in 2015, but the group continues on with founding member George Cameron.
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      Ray Wylie Hubbard
    • Friday, May 15, 2015
    • A poetic songwriter with a strong spiritual bent, Ray Wylie Hubbard has been at the center of Texas folk music for three decades.
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      Brother Joscephus & the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
    • Saturday, May 16, 2015
    • Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra is a "12-piece explosion of righteousness blending New Orleans party music, soul in the style of Ray Charles and Al Green, a good helping of Jam-bandy Roots Rock and a splash of upbeat (non-religious) Gospel into a feel-good gumbo of love." Whenever the band takes the stage, it's Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Dressed in their finest whites (accented with purple, gold and green), they throw out beads, dance with parasols throughout the crowd, and every show starts with a New Orleans-style parade through the audience.
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      Bruce Cockburn
    • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    • Bruce Cockburn's 40-year musical career includes 29 studio albums, numerous international awards, over 20 gold and platinum records in Canada and countless concert performances since he released his first solo work in 1970. From tumbling, guitar-driven rock 'n' roll to subtle acoustic creations, Bruce Cockburn's performances run the gamut of stylistic approaches. He is a performer who masterfully moves his audience through a range of emotions, at once inspiring them to dance and next inspiring them to think. Woven together with a thread of integrity and intelligence, his music is a glimmering snapshot of a provocative and important performer.
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      David Lindley
    • Thursday, May 21, 2015
    • Lindley's electro-acoustic performance effortlessly combines American folk, blues and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy and Turkish musical sources.
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      New Riders of the Purple Sage
    • Saturday, May 23, 2015
    • New Riders of the Purple Sage began as a Grateful Dead side project and ended up becoming a seminal country cult band. In their early years, the New Riders began picking up the pieces of American Beauty and Working Man's Dead. Jerry Garcia picked the pedal steel, while John Dawson sang and played rhythm guitar; Phil Lesh took on bass duties as David Nelson picked the Telecaster and mandolin. Although Mickey Hart played drums for awhile, it wasn't long until the band became more serious and recruited Spencer Dryden from the Airplane to take over. Dave Torbert replaced Lesh and Buddy Cage replaced Garcia. New Riders began to solidify their own sound. Tongue-in-cheek Country Rock songs are still their specialty. The new NRPS lineup, featuring original member David Nelson along with Buddy Cage, with Michael Falzarano, Ronnie Penque and Johnny Markowski, vows to keep the NRPS spirit and tunes alive.
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      Rich Robinson
    • Thursday, May 28, 2015
    • Rich Robinson, co-founder and musical architect of the Black Crowes, moves ahead with his solo career after his recent band, Hookah Brown, has dissolved.
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      Marc Broussard
    • Friday, May 29, 2015
    • Louisiana-born Marc Broussard combines traditional soul, R&B and hook laden rock into his Bayou-influenced sound.
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      Kaki King
    • Saturday, May 30, 2015
    • In 2006 Rolling Stone listed Kaki King as one of "The New Guitar Gods," a list on which she was not only the the youngest artist, but also the only woman. The guitarist and composer is known for her jazz melodies on multiple types of guitars and a fingerstyle playing that combines fret-tapping with slap bass methods. She also uses the guitar for percussion, as well as sound layering and looping.
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      The Outlaws
    • Sunday, May 31, 2015
    • The Outlaws is a '70s southern rock band whose songs include 'There Goes Another Love Song' and 'Ghost Riders in the Sky.' The band is led by founding member, original lead vocalist, guitarist and frontman Henry Paul, who is joined by original drummer Monte Yoho in a "killer" six piece unit.