Selected Community Events
Grand Ledge Opera House, 121 South Bridge Street, Grand Ledge
The Grand Ledge Community Band under the direction of Matthew Zerman, will be performing. Tickets are $5 presale, available at the Opera House, MacDowell's Floral and Fireplace and True Value Hardware. Tickets are $7 at the door and $15 for the immediate family.
For more information, call 517-627-1443 or 517-627-5170.
Jackson Symphony Orchestra - Michigan and Finland, a tale of two...cold places
Jackson College's Potter Center, 2111 Emmons Rd., Jackson, MI 49201
Scott Seaton, a young conductor who has appeared all across the country and Europe with many major orchestras, is bringing a unique program of Michigan composer Evan Chambers, Kairos, and two masterpieces of Sibelius, Finlandia and Symphony #2.
The concert is preceded by the Backstage Glimpse, a free educational and entertaining presentation with Dr. Bruce Brown, 6:30 p.m. in the Federer Room at Jackson College.
Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Individual ticket by section: $32, $27, $18
Mini-Series Subscription Concert Tickets: Section A-$115, Section B-$97, Section C-$65
For tickets and other information, please go to our website: www.JacksonSymphony.org,
phone 517-782-3221, or JSO Box Office at 215 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49201.
Wharton Center for Performing Arts, East Lansing, MI
Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal’s new show celebrates the release of her much anticipated new album, The River and the Thread.
The River and the Thread (January 2014, Blue Note Records) is a collection of new original songs that connect and re-connect Rosanne to the American South, the place of her birth and the home of her ancestors.
Rosanne follows her acclaimed Grammy nominated and award winning album The List (2009) with her own poetic survey of places and people of The South on these beautiful and varied songs written with her collaborator, musical director and husband, John Leventhal.
Mason Orchestral Society Halloween Concert
Chippewa Middle School Auditorium, 4000 N.Okemos Rd, Okemos, MI 48864
This free concert is for children (and adults). Wear your favorite Halloween costume! Timothy Krohn conducts music from "Frozen," "Night on Bald Mountain" by Mussorgsky, and music by Hans Zimmer, Ravel, Gounod, and Copeland. Tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated.
Barbara Fretwell Cooke 256-9151
Royal Heirs Southern Gospel Group to Perform
Crossroads UMC, corner of Haslet and Zimmer Roads, Williamston
An evening of soul-stirring music is offered to the public with Southern style gospel of the Royal Heirs.
517-655-1466 or www.crossroadsofwilliamston.org