Don’t Miss the Big Band Experience


Shaun Johnson
Shaun Johnson

Tickets are going fast for “The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience” coming on Friday, April 17th at 7:00 PM.   Emmy Award winning Shaun Johnson and his band blend the musical stylings of Tony Bennett and Michael Buble to create a contemporary big band sound with a pop flair.    The performance is being sponsored by Silvercryst Supper Club, Lund’s Northwoods Auto, The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, and Brian & Patrick Getchius at Thrivent Financial.  Shaun and several band members will also be conducting a special master class with 200 area music students earlier in the day.

On Saturday, May 9th you can relive the magical music of John Denver with “Take Me Home” Starring Jim Curry.  Jim and his band will take you on an incredible musical journey that allows you to spend one last evening with John at the 7:00 PM show.  The performance is being sponsored by Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative, M.P.B. Builders, Culver’s Restaurant, Wenninger Auto, and WDUX radio.

On April 16th over 740 elementary school students from four area school districts will be attending a special performance of the national touring musical “Teacher From The Black Lagoon and Other Tales” at your PAC., all part of our educational outreach opportunities that involve almost 2000 area students each season.

It is not too soon for planning your summer family activities.  Your PAC will again be sponsoring a summer children’s theatre in cooperation with Prairie Fire Theatre.  This year’s production will be “Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs”, with auditions for up to 80 local youth ages7-18 being held on June 15th and performances on June 19th and 20th.

We have finished booking for our exciting 25th Anniversary Season in 2015-16.  The shows include comedy, an internationally renowned group from Ireland, a classic rock icon, a tribute to one of the best pop/rock groups of the 70’s, a “firebrand” pianist, a musical celebration honoring the greatest crooner of all time, and a country and gospel music legend to kick off the season in early October!  We will announce the new Season at the “Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience” performance on April 17th and anyone present will have an opportunity to get on our priority seating list for season tickets!

Upcoming school concerts at your PAC include:

  • April 24 – Parkside 5th Grade Musical
  • April 30 – Parkside 4th Grade Musical
  • May 12 – Riverview Musical
  • May 14 – WHS Band Pops Concerts
  • May 18 – WHS Choir Pops Concert
  • May 19 – Parkside Bands Concert
  • May 21 – Parkside Choirs Concert
  • May 27 – Parkside Musical

Tickets for “Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience” and the dinner package are available at the McComb/Bruchs Performing Arts Center located at 514 S. Cambridge St., Wautoma.  The box office reopened April 6th and will be open Monday through Friday, 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and 3:00 PM until show time on April 17th.  You can also call the box office at any time and leave a message, volunteers will respond to meet your requests. Tickets may be ordered by phone at (920) 787-2189, or toll-free at (888) 987-2189, Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted.  Group and student discounts are available

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