Dates, Times and Programming subject to change.
From Eric Clapton to Santana, Orchestra Kentucky and The Rewinders celebrate the guitar heroes of rock ‘n roll! Featuring iconic riffs made famous by Duane Allman, Chuck Berry, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Prince, and Eddie Van Halen.
Jeff Reed and Orchestra Kentucky celebrate 100 years of legendary American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein.
Turn on your heartlight and head to SKyPAC as Orchestra Kentucky welcomes acclaimed interpreter Jack Wright for songs and stories of the legendary Neil Diamond. Song Sung Blue, Cracklin’ Rosie, September Morn, Sweet Caroline and more.
In the spirit of legendary Boston Pops conductor Arthur Fiedler—one of music’s greatest ambassadors—Orchestra Kentucky presents a program of light classics and rousing marches. Flight of the Bumblebee, Carmen Fantasie with dazzling violin soloist Rachel Barton Pine, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and more!
GHOSTBUSTERS FILM with LIVE ORCHESTRA
Experience Ivan Reitman’s two-time Oscar and two-time Golden Globe-nominated film projected on the big screen as Orchestra Kentucky performs Elmer Bernstein’s Grammy-nominated score live.
Oh, what a night! The nation’s #1 Frankie Valli tribute show joins Orchestra Kentucky for chart toppers, including Sherry, Walk Like a Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.
Quickly becoming a south central Kentucky tradition, this yuletide concert features Dancing Elves, the Orchestra Kentucky Chorale, and special guest, Grammy-winner Larnelle Harris.
They say the music died on February 3, 1959, but you know better. Join Orchestra Kentucky and specials guests for a faithful recreation of the Winter Dance Party featuring hits of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper.
The Gaither Vocal Band, with founder Bill Gaither, joins Orchestra Kentucky and special guest Larnelle Harris, in an evening of Gospel favorites.
A powerhouse trumpeter, gifted with a soulful voice and charismatic swagger, Byron Stripling brings the great Louis Armstrong and the energetic music of New Orleans to life. You’ll want to be in that number when the saints go marchin’ in! Also on the program is the world premiere of Dick Tunney's Peanuts Concerto, featuring Grammy-winning pianist Jeffrey Biegel and the music of Vince Guaraldi.
Darla Day, Sandra Dye, and Lisa Oliver-Gray join The Rewinders.
(Hits from the ladies of Motown, Disco and more)
With eight Top-Ten hits, the Australian duo Air Supply, featuring Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock, made soft rock history in the early '80s. They join Orchestra Kentucky in a concert of their hits, including Lost in Love, Even the Nights Are Better, The One That You Love, Every Woman in the World, Making Love Out of Nothing at All, All Out of Love, and Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You).
Craig Schulman, the only performer in the world to have appeared in the title roles of The Phantom of the Opera, Jekyll & Hyde and Les Misérables on Broadway, presents a concert of hits from the Great White Way. Joining him is Tamra Hayden-Rice, who appeared on Broadway as Cosette in Les Misérables and as Texas in Cabaret, and Gary Mauer, who recently played the Phantom on Broadway.
RETRO SERIES SPONSORS
JIM & DARLENE JOHNSON
JIM JOHNSON NISSAN/HYUNDAI
VARIETY SERIES SPONSORS