Upstate Headlines: Who We’re Welcoming to the Stage…

Upstate Headlines: Who We’re Welcoming to the Stage…

Upstate-Headlines-bannerA collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of March 7th, 2018

Who We’re Welcoming to the Stage and Other News

It’s no secret that culture counts in the Upstate. In fact, according to the Chapman Cultural Center, there are more than 1,200 arts & culture programs, studios, facilities and activities available across the Upstate. In this week’s Upstate Headlines, we’ve gathered some great shows and musicians that are coming to a stage near you. Grab a ticket & enjoy!

Upstate Musician Brings Old-Style Cotton-Mill Music to Life

Back in the 1920s and 30s, the Upstate was on its way to becoming the Textile Capital of the World. The cotton mills that filled Greenville and surrounding towns nod to the history that the textile industry built in the Upstate. One particular part of this history has peaked Hunter Holme’s interest. The 30 year old musician has become fascinated by the subgenre of music that came from the textile mills, and now works to uncover songs that tell stories of the past. Follow this link for details on hearing him perform!

The Legendary Hank Williams to Play in the Upstate

Hank was a pioneer in bringing arena rock production values to country music, and he remains one of the most consistent ticket sellers in music, as generation after generation enjoys his lively stage presence and talent music. The legendary country artist’s resume includes 70 million albums sold worldwide, six platinum albums, 20 gold albums, 13 No. 1 albums and 10 No. 1 singles. Hank Williams Jr. will play at the Heritage Park Amphitheater in Simpsonville on Friday, June 29. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 9, at 10 a.m.

The Warehouse Theatre Celebrate 45 Years in Greenville

The Warehouse Theatre is celebrating 45 years in Greenville. Known as Greenville’s “alternative” theatre, The Warehouse Theatre has been located in a converted textile warehouse in the West End since the 70s. They consider plays a serious art form, and consistently bring quality theatre to the Upstate. Check out the upcoming plays and grab some tickets to see the show!

Spartanburg Little Theatre Presents “Steel Magnolias”

The classic story, “Steel Magnolias” is set in 1980s Louisiana at Truvy’s beauty shop, where the motto is “there is no such thing as natural beauty.” This 1989 American film adapted from of Robert Harling’s 1987 play has found it’s way into the heart of many. Spartanburg Little Theatre is excited to welcome the story to their stage – their telling guests to come expecting to cry, laugh, and enjoy yourself!

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