The Brownville Concert Series

Date: Friday, May 31, 2013 Time: 12:00 am

The Brownville Concert Series announces its 23rd thrilling season of outstanding musical talent in a mix of genres including New York Cabaret, Jazz, Classical, Rock and Bluegrass.  Exceptional musicianship presented in a small, intimate venue produces an experience unlike any other.  Brownville audiences are up close and personal with the artists, become part of the show, and feel enveloped in the music.   out this year’s stars and “Come to the Cabaret!”

                        Eric Michael Gillett in “Widescreen”

May 31st & June 1st & 2nd

Enjoy an evening of songs from and about the movies by consummate showman, circus ringmaster, star of Broadway and Cabaret and Brownville Favorite.  “Gillett is a master of lyric with an actor’s ability to open his soul and reach an audience.  His rich, powerful tenor creates humor and pathos..”  Cabaret Exchange

            Landslide & Killer Queen: Tributes to Fleetwood Mac and Queen

July 19th & 20th & 21st

SAUCY JACK is a Kansas City based band that specializes in dynamic performances of popular songs, uncommonly done by other bands, as well as frequently requested mainstream hits. They  have an extremely fun and exciting stage show!

            Deborah Brown sings the American Songbook, 

August 16th & 17th & 18th

 International Jazz vocalist Deborah Brown pauses long enough in the US to charm Brownville audiences once again singing the classics from Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and more.  Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Deborah's musical talents have propelled her from coast to coast in the USA, eventually leading her to Japan, Indonesia and the far east and culminating in a 12 year residency in Europe.

            Ran Dank, Concert Pianist

September 22nd (followed by a free Master Class)

“astonishing energy, intellect and intensity” characterizes this Israeli Young Concert Artists First Prize winner as he plays the music of Beethoven and Chopin.

            “Love is Good” a musical evening with Christine Andreas

November 8th & 9th & 10th

Twice Tony Award nominated Broadway Diva and star of “light in the Piazza” will light up the Brownville Stage.  “Andreas seduces her audience with an honesty, integrity, self-deprecating wit and scent of sexuality that would make anyone gladly fly to the moon with her. She can swing from sensual soprano to killer queen in a heartbeat, from the White House to the Great White Way.” The Sunday Mail

            2013 Christmas Gala: “Home for the Holidays”

December 13th & 14th & 15th

This star studded finale to the 23rd season featuring Andrea Marcovicci, Jennifer Sheehan, Jeff Harnar and T. Oliver Reid, all greats from the New York Broadway and Cabaret stage, invites you to celebrate the warmth of home and hearth at the holidays in a show designed just for Brownville.

Come to the Cabaret and Stay!  Plan a perfect getaway, for a weekend or a day, in Brownville.  Stay the night in a quaint B&B or a sumptuous room at the River Inn,

floating right on the river. Enjoy fine dining at the Lyceum Restaurant & Bookstore,

book a dinner cruise, and visit the Ice Cream Shoppe. Tour Whiskey Run Creek Winery and taste their wares. Be as laid back or as busy as you like.

For more information and to purchase Passes and Tickets, go online at www.brownvilleconcertseries.com or call the box office at 402-825-3331. 2013 Season Passes are $130.00 (available until 4/20), Cabaret tickets are $23, and Concert tickets are $17 ($12 for students).  The Nebraska Arts Council (www.nebraskaartscouncil.org), a state agency, supports this program through a matching grant funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.  

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