Secrest Auditorium will be a mix between rock and country Friday night.
Texas band Whiskey Myers heads into Zanesville to show off their blue collar music talents. Brad Tyo co-founder of Blue Spark Ventures is behind bringing the band to town, he explains the band's unique sound.
"Kind of a Southern rock feel, they're a whole band instead of just one singer, so it's a little bit different than the acts that have come here recently," said Tyo.
Secrest Auditorium plays host to two concerts on different sides of the music spectrum in under a week.
This Saturday, April 14, the concert "Amazing Grace" will take the stage. The concert features five different groups, The Kingsmen, Victory Trio and Pureheart, among others. All the groups have a gospel flair.
"God is so good and so great and we want everyone to be exposed and have the opportunity to come in and just worship the Lord and leave the differences and...
It's one of the biggest youth-focused events in Zanesville each year...
New Hope Church will host "The Restoration - Displayed" this Friday and Saturday (March 2 and 3) at Secrest Auditorium. New Hope Youth Pastor Adam King said that even though a church is hosting the event, everyone is welcomed to attend.
"It's obviously designed to be an outreach. We want it to be an outreach. It's not for church kids, it's for everybody. We want kids that are facing issues, you...
It was announced this week that Secrest Auditorium will get a face lift to their facility.
$75,000 was awarded to the auditorium from the Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission. The whole process took over six months to complete.
"It was a long detailed process and we're happy to get through it," said Executive Director of Zanesville Community Development Stacy Clapper. "We're just excited to take the next steps and those next steps include working with our architect...
On Monday Zanesville City Council accepted a federal grant to help pay for a new ladder truck for the fire department.
The department announced in Janaury that it was awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant for $675,000. The grant will be used to replace a 25-year-old ladder truck.
Council also passed a new rental fee schedule for Secrest Auditorium, which includes a $300 per day increase for organizations that turn a...
After talking to Zanesville High School students about the dangers of bullying, teen music sensation, New Hollow, took to the stage for a concert at Secrest Auditorium.
WHIZ caught up with the Ohio-based band backstage before the teens' first concert in Zanesville. Band Members Mick Clouse, Evan West and Chad Blashford were excited to perform in front of hundreds of adoring fans.
"If you come to the concert tonight you will have a lot of fun with us," said west.
A band popular with the teen crowds is coming to Zanesville next weekend.
New Hollow features the trio of Mick, Evan and Chad. The teens from New Albany, Ohio have three singles on Billboard's 2011 Hot 100 Singles Chart, all without any radio play.
"It's teen pop. It's geared toward the age groups of 8-18," said Manager of Ticketcrush Concerts Kyle McPeck. "More specifically 14-18 years of age. A lot of their audience is girls. They have the look and the feel...