7th annual Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival Competition Evening Concert
The Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition, started in 2012, is one of the most prestigious events of the year and takes place in Nashville, Indiana. The event brings 20+ of the finest fingerstyle guitar players in the United States to the Brown County Playhouse to compete for the grand prize – a prized custom guitar, the opportunity to play in the evening concert, and bragging rights of being the winner of the Annual Competition.
Evening concert featuring the winners and special guest performers begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets $22.50 or VIP $32.50 includes seating in middle front section & $30 gift certificate to future Brown County Playhouse 2018 shows or movies. NOTE: There will not be combo tickets sold this year.
Daytime competition is from 11 am -4 pm, wristbands are issued so that you can come & go throughout the day. Tickets sold separately $14
|Date||Saturday, July 28, 2018 · 7:30 pm|
|Tickets||$22.50 / $32.50|
I've Got The Music In Me
A Branson, MO styled show featuring music of the 1960's and 70's. This hit musical production will take you back to the days of beach blankets to the BeeGees, the British Invasion and Motown. With over 70 songs represented in this two hour show, audiences enjoy selections such as Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do, It's My Party, Bridge Over Troubled Waters and who can forget the tight harmonies of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons...the list goes on. Enjoy the high energy of this outta site journey of music, dance and the rockin' harmonies of the day. $21.50/$20.50
Sponsored by: Bright and Williamson Insurance...
If You Don't Outdie Me - Musical Reading
Brown County's talented singer; songwriter; author Dillon Bustin wrote the book that brought colorful Brown County characters to life: Hoenberger, Brummett Brothers, Allie Ferguson, and more.
In 2015, Ball State University spun the book into a musical that was read and sang at the Playhouse. Experience the most recent, workshopped version during a one-night-only fundraiser featuring 14 Hoosier actors/live musicians from Indiana's Nettle Creek Players.
5:30 pm | Finger foods buffet and show; cash bar and silent auction. | $55.50
7:30 pm | Show only | $24.50
Benefits Brown County’s community's Playhouse, a nonprofit organization.
Sponsored by: Moondance Vacation Homes
|Date||Thursday, August 16, 2018 · 5:30 pm|
Hoosier Harmony: Celebration of Hoosier Composers
A live musical revue by Nettle Creek Players, celebrating Indiana-born songwriters such as Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Hoosier Hotshots, Michael Jackson, John Mellencamp, John Hiatt, The Ink Spots, Harry Von Tilzer! Watch this comical, talented team of performers and musicians sing and dance their way through our own State songbook heritage. All ages show. $19.50/$18.50/$7.50
Sponsored by: Bear Hardware
The Birth of Rock 'N' Roll
It's hard to imagine a world without Rock and Roll. In the 50’s, Rock and Roll was forged in the 20th Century cultural cauldron that was America's “melting Pot.” Join us as we explore those exciting early days when music with a backbeat was fresh and fascinating.
The vitality of Elvis Presley, the brilliance of Chuck Berry, the genius of Ray Charles, the depth of Johnny Cash, the electricity of Little Richard, the raw power of Jerry Lee Lewis and the greatness of Buddy Holly are all magnificently represented in the powerhouse cast of Birth of Rock.
Starring Eric Brown, Michael Schulbaum, Ross Martinie Eiler and a full band, guitars and piano pumpin' rock!
Sponsored by Hoosier Buddy Liquors | Town of Nashville
EPIC - Jenn Cristy and Eric Brown
Mellencougar featuring Toby Myers
A tribute to America, Rock and Roll and John Cougar Mellencamp. An encore performance – get your tickets early, this will be a sellout show!
Mellencougar is made up of a group of musicians from the Illinois/Wisconsin scene. Their appreciation of the music of Heartland U.S.A. and specifically John Cougar Mellencamp helped to create the band and gain the respect of many venues, fans and musicians. Special guest Toby Myers, a celebrated bass player for years with the Mellencamp Band.
Silent auction benefiting "Brown County Weekend Backpacks".
Sponsored by: Carpenter Hills O' Brown Realty
|Date||Saturday, September 8, 2018 · 7:30 pm|
Platinum Girls The Musicial
This original musical comedy "Platinum Girls" wows audiences of all ages and is Golden Ticket Productions most popular show.
The musical is great fun and offers a funny twist on some popular music. This musical comedy tells a story of three women - Elaine, Doris and Ruby Lee. The best of friends in High School, they entered a songwriting contest and won. One hit song defined their friendship and now, forty years later, their claim to fame is less than ideal. Let's hope their stars will align for them once again as they prepare for the comeback concert of their lives. Hopefully overcoming their biggest obstacle, themselves.
Platinum Girls The Musical has everyone laughing and dancing in the aisles on this musical journey of fame and friendship. All age show
Directed by Russell Moss
Conceived by Brad Zumwalt; Book by Brad Zumwalt and Russell Moss; Original Music and Lyrics by Andrew Beall and Russell Moss; Parody Lyrics by Russell Moss.
Sponsored by: Abe Martin Lodge
|Tickets||$20.50 / $19.50|
DYLAN: The Times are Still-A-Changin'
With the power of his words Dylan changed the rock world. When he "went electric" in 1965, there was a powerful new voice that freed the minds of rock and rollers everywhere. Michael Schulbaum brings those words to life in this incredible concert celebrating Dylan’s unique legacy.
Sponsored by: Creekside Retreat
|Date||Saturday, October 13, 2018 · 7:30 pm|
|Tickets||$20.50 / $19.50|
Working Class Heroes
Rebellion, freedom, love, innovation and independence: these qualities define the American dream as well as the American brand of Rock and Roll. This concert experience includes many of the great rockers who gave a voice to those shared working class values from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Artists like Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, John Mellencamp, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Bob Seger define that unique American expression. These artists cut through the pop culture din and gave us music that was raw and powerful and spoke to the heart of America -- and they did it in blue jeans. "Born in the USA", "Free Fallin", "Pink Houses", "Bad Moon Rising", "Old Time Rock and Roll" are just a few of the great American hits you'll hear.
All First Responders - in gratification for what you do and to thank you - your ticket is 50% off for this show.
|Date||Saturday, October 20, 2018 · 7:30 pm|
|Tickets||$20.50 / $19.50|