All Concerts 2020/2021

Dates, Times and Programming subject to change.

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7:30PM, Friday, September 18, 2020
LARRY, STEVE AND RUDY: THE GATLIN BROTHERS
RETRO CONCERT № 1

More than a dozen Top 40 hits, an armload of Academy of Country Music Awards, and an unmistakable sound only a family can produce - these are what define The Gatlin Brothers. Enjoy an evening of favorites including Broken Lady, Houston, She Used to be Somebody’s Baby, and more.  You won’t need “all the gold in California” to pay for your tickets.
Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.
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4:00PM, Saturday, October 3, 2020
SUMMER MOVIE BLOCKBUSTERS
VARIETY CONCERT № 1

Summertime is the time for new movie releases. Orchestra Kentucky presents summertime movie blockbusters, like Jaws, Grease, Back
to the Future, The Great Escape, High Noon, Batman, Wizard of Oz, and more. The concert concludes with a celebration of America, including the world premiere of Indivisible, performed by Kirk Kirkland.

 

Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

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7:30PM, Friday, November 13, 2020
THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
VARIETY CONCERT № 2

Orchestra Kentucky and the Orchestra Kentucky Chorale present the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Jerome
Kern. Included are classics like Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, All the Things You Are, I Get a Kick Out of You, Another Openin’ Another
Show, Night and Day, There’s No Business Like Show Business, Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep and God Bless America.

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7:30PM, Saturday, November 14, 2020
THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
VARIETY CONCERT № 2

Orchestra Kentucky and the Orchestra Kentucky Chorale present the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Jerome
Kern. Included are classics like Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, All the Things You Are, I Get a Kick Out of You, Another Openin’ Another
Show, Night and Day, There’s No Business Like Show Business, Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep and God Bless America.

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7:30PM, Friday, December 11, 2020
J.C. KIRBY & SON CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR!
VARIETY CONCERT № 3

A south-central Kentucky tradition, featuring the Orchestra Kentucky Chorale, Dancing Elves, a sing-along, and Santa!

 

Due to limited seating, subscribers will be seated first. A waiting list will be compiled for patrons who would like single tickets, and the list will be utilized upon availability.

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2:00PM, Saturday, December 12, 2020
J.C. KIRBY & SON CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR!
VARIETY CONCERT № 3

A south-central Kentucky tradition, featuring the Orchestra Kentucky Chorale, Dancing Elves, a sing-along, and Santa!

 

Due to limited seating, subscribers will be seated first. A waiting list will be compiled for patrons who would like single tickets, and the list will be utilized upon availability.

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7:30PM, Saturday, December 12, 2020
J.C. KIRBY & SON CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR!
VARIETY CONCERT № 3

A south-central Kentucky tradition, featuring the Orchestra Kentucky Chorale, Dancing Elves, a sing-along, and Santa!

 

Due to limited seating, subscribers will be seated first. A waiting list will be compiled for patrons who would like single tickets, and the list will be utilized upon availability.

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7:30PM, Saturday, February 13, 2021
BEST OF MY LOVE
RETRO CONCERT № 3

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Orchestra Kentucky, The Rewinders and Retro Singers in an evening of great love songs from the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

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7:30PM, Friday, March 12, 2021
DECADES: BACK TO THE '80S
RETRO CONCERT № 2

Fire up the DeLorean, it’s time to go back to the 80s! A trio of talented singers join Orchestra Kentucky for an evening of totally tubular hits. Enjoy MTV era Billy Joel, Robert Palmer, Hall & Oates, Richard Marx, Huey Lewis & The News, and more.

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7:30PM, Saturday, March 13, 2021
DECADES: BACK TO THE '80S
RETRO CONCERT № 2

Fire up the DeLorean, it’s time to go back to the 80s! A trio of talented singers join Orchestra Kentucky for an evening of totally tubular hits. Enjoy MTV era Billy Joel, Robert Palmer, Hall & Oates, Richard Marx, Huey Lewis & The News, and more.

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7:30PM, Saturday, March 20, 2021
A CELTIC CELEBRATION
VARIETY CONCERT № 4

Cherish the Ladies’ Cathie Ryan joins Orchestra Kentucky in an evening of Celtic music, featuring a blend of Irish traditional, contemporary and original songs mixed with rafter-raising jigs, reels and rousing Irish step dancing… a true celebration of Irish American music that speaks to the heart.

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7:30PM, Saturday, April 17, 2021
CLASSIC ROCK ANTHEMS
RETRO CONCERT № 4

Orchestra Kentucky, The Rewinders and Retro Singers pay tribute to great rock anthems, including Love Reign O’er Me, Stairway to Heaven, Comfortably Numb, Carry on My Wayward Son and many more.

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7:30PM, Friday, May 14, 2021
MICHAEL CAVANAUGH: THE MUSIC OF BILLY JOEL
RETRO CONCERT № 5

Handpicked by Billy Joel to star in the Broadway musical, Movin’ Out, Michael Cavanaugh evokes a style rivaling the Piano Man. He
appeared in the show for three years and over 1200 performances, receiving accolade after accolade, which culminated in 2003 with
both Grammy and Tony award nominations.

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7:30PM, Saturday, May 22, 2021
THE TEXAS TENORS
VARIETY CONCERT № 5

They are the most successful music act ever to appear on the hit television show “America’s Got Talent” - with four studio albums,
two PBS specials, and countless awards. Don’t miss the Orchestra Kentucky debut of the Texas Tenors!

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7:30PM, Saturday, June 12, 2021
WINDBORNE'S THE MUSIC OF QUEEN
SPECIAL EVENT

 

SEASON SPONSOR:

 

RETRO & VARIETY SERIES SPONSORS:

JIM & DARLENE JOHNSON
JIM JOHNSON NISSAN/HYUNDAI