Presented by The History Center in Tompkins County in cooperation with the State Theatre of Ithaca and DSP Shows, and sponsored by CFCU Community Credit Union
Hometown Music Makers' Revue: Celebrating Tompkins County's Extraordinary Musical History
Saturday, December 8, 7:00 PM
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State/Martin Luther King, Jr. Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Hometown Music Makers' Revue: Celebrating Tompkins County's Extraordinary Musical History will feature the talents of the Burns Sisters (Annie and Marie Burns), Cayuga Nation Gayogo̱hó:nǫ Welcome, the Chorale of the Ithaca Children and Youth Chorus, The Cornell Hangovers, the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers, the Fall Creek Brass Band, Jean McPheeters (as Sebela Wehe), Joe Crookston, Johnny Russo and the East Hill Classic Jazz Band, Kevin Kinsella, Richie and Rosie, the Sim Redmond Band, and the UNITED Dance Troupe. The performance will include music of various genres, dance, drumming, and even living history! Emcee Peggy Haine will share the musical history of Tompkins County between acts.
The State Theatre of Ithaca hosts this musical spectacular on Saturday, December 8. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show begins at 7:00 PM. This lively, informative concert is meant for all ages, and we encourage families and friends of all generations and backgrounds to buy tickets now for this not-to-be-missed evening.
This concert is part of a three-day celebration of the State Theatre of Ithaca's 90th birthday as well as the kick-off for The History Center's move to its new location. Several organizations from around the county will be partners in what was the Tompkins Trust Building on the Commons' Bank Alley. The new Tompkins Center for History and Culture at 110 North Tioga Street opens Spring 2019.
To purchase tickets, including discounted tickets for children, students, and seniors, go to www.stateofithaca.org/events, call (607) 277-8283, or visit the ticket office at 107 West State Street/Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in Ithaca either Wednesday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM or Saturday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.