Shake, Rattle & Roll down to CCT for “Raise the Roof” concert event
Shake, Rattle & Roll members (pictured in no particular order) are Tavie Spivey of Gilmer; Brenda Spencer of Henderson; LeAnn Bemis of Longview; and Sissy Perry of Corsicana, bring the golden age of rock ‘n roll back to the Cherokee Civic Theatre stage, Saturday, Sept. 8 in Rusk. Tickets are on sale now. Visit www.cherokeetheatre.net to reserve tickets.
Cherokee Civic Theatre's giving you a chance to rekindle your love affair with 'America's Sweethearts.'
Tickets are on sale now for a performance of Shake, Rattle & Roll, the all-female quartet from East Texas. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Cherokee Civic Theatre in Rusk.
Advance tickets are $15 and can be reserved by visiting the theatre's website,
www.cherokeetheatre.net or calling the box office at (903) 683-2131, between 3 and 5 p.m. Tickets will be $20 at the door the night of the show.
“The magical music of the 1950s and 60s is reborn when this all female show group from East Texas take the stage,” states the group's website www.shakerattleroll4.com. “Winners of the largest doo-wop contest ever held in Las Vegas, these ladies are popular for their ability to keep the crowd entertained with their vocal harmonies, synchronized moves, hula hooping skills and comedy.”
Tavie Spivey of Gilmer; Brenda Spencer of Henderson; LeAnn Bemis of Longview; and Sissy Perry of Corsicana pay tribute to some the greatest musicians in the history of rock n roll, including Jerry Lee Lewis, the Angels, Bill Haley & His Comets, Darlene Love, the Flamingos, the Chordettes, The Dixie Cups, and of course, Elvis.
“We're extremely pleased to bring such a great show to our stage,” CCT board president Tony Williams said. “You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to get up and twist the night away right along with them.
“It really is a show the whole family will enjoy!”
Proceeds benefit the ongoing theater's Raise the Roof campaign.
“Our theatre building is about 70 years old,” longtime CCT board member Jerry Parker said. “We've gotten the repairs made and everything's looking good. We want our patrons and members to know we appreciate everything they do for us. Thank you for your support."
The mission of Cherokee Civic Theatre is to afford opportunities for cultural and artistic enrichment in East Texas by providing a venue for local talent to produce live theatre for the entertainment of diverse audiences.
“We are so fortunate to have the theater in our community,” said thespian and board member Josie Fox. “I encourage everyone to attend this great show and help support local arts.”
Cherokee Civic Theatre is located at 157 W. Fifth St., a block off the courthouse square in beautiful downtown Rusk. Find out how to take advantage of the many perks offered to theatre members by visiting the theatre's website, www.cherokeetheatre.net.
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