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Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh The Dreamer’ on MLK’s Birthday

Georgia Theater Hall of Fame member Mical Whitaker brings “Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer” to the Emma Kelly Theater January 15 at 7:30 p.m.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Whitaker has lined up some of the area's most distinctive young voices to celebrate the life and words of iconic African American poets including Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni and Jill Scott. The evening will be an inspirational evening of enjoyment and exploration of African-American poetry and promises to be a stirring tribute to the late civil rights leader on what would have been his 92nd birthday.

New Year, Old Favorites at the Averitt

The New Year begins with some down-home country music as talented local singers Brandi Harvey, Christie McLendon and Rachel Elkins, a five-piece band and a few special guests will help you stroll down memory lane in the Emma Kelly Theater on January 7-10.
The talented trio and band will cover popular tunes from some of the most influential female artists of 1930s to the 1990s in the Lady Legends and Guests concert. The 30-song set includes music from The Carter Family, June Carter, Kitty Wells, The Davis Sisters, Patsy Cline, Wanda Jackson, Dolly Parton, Jeannie C. Riley, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Bobby Gentry, Lynn Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell and Reba McEntire.

Lady Legends of Country

Celebrate some of the legendary ladies of country music with talented local singers Brandi Harvey, Christie McLendon and Rachel Elkins and a five-piece band January 7-10 on the Jan Brown Anderson stage of the Emma Kelly Theater.

This talented trio covers some of the most popular tunes from the 1930s to the 1990s. The 30-song set includes music from The Carter Family, June Carter, Kitty Wells, The Davis Sisters, Patsy Cline, Wanda Jackson, Dolly Parton, Jeannie C. Riley, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Bobby Gentry, Lynn Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell and Reba McEntire. 

912-212-2787

33 East Main Street

Downtown Statesboro

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