Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

August 27, 2013 - 5:40pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

If you enjoy quality country music and also like to support local causes there is an event for you this fall.

Philo High School's Boys Basketball Team came up with a fresh idea to fund-raise, a concert, with the popular 90's country band, Little Texas, headlining the show.

"We've got a local band, that's going to open up for them, Carson drive, huge following for Carson Drive,” said Head Coach, Jeff Rinkes. “We are going to hold that up at Secrest Auditorium on...

July 9, 2013 - 4:59pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

The local talent competition is coming to Secrest Auditorium in August as part of its national search for the next country music star and aspiring country music stars from all over our area will be competing in hopes of launching their country music career. Secrest fits over 1,700 people and they're expecting a sold out show.

"You can come to ticket crush on Maple Avenue. You can also go to secrest auditorium box office or call Secrest Auditorium at 454-6851 or you can...

June 26, 2013 - 3:10pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw and Aaron Tippin are making a stop at Secrest Auditorium on November 16 as part of their Roots and Boots Tour.

"Between the three of them, they have 42 top 10 singles and 14 number one songs. So, just a tremendous amount of talent and songs that they're going to be bringing to the show so it's gonna be very interesting," said Darren Tigner, Co-owner of Dusty Guitar Promotions.

The trio will be performing some of their biggest hits in what...

May 25, 2013 - 5:27pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Jeffrey McKnight, a senior at Bishop Rosecrans says his plans after graduation are attending the United States Air Force Academy to major in either political science or military strategies and says he wants to become a pilot after he graduates from the academy. Although he says he'll miss high school, he says he's ready for his future to start.

"It's a sad day, I enjoyed my time at Rosecrans, it's a great school and the teacher's definitely prepared me for the future but at the...

May 6, 2013 - 2:52pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

Some area students learned an important lesson on negative effects of bullying with the help of music.

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra had a concert for fifth graders at the Secrest Auditorium on Monday . Their mission was to educate children about the harms of bullying. They were introduced to different music from Michael Jackson to Phantom of the Opera. The children came from all over southeastern Ohio to be a part of this event.

"We've got kids from coming from...

April 3, 2013 - 11:59am
1 year 20 weeks ago

Secrest Auditorium is giving you a chance to experience the arts for free. 

The facility has two concerts coming up. Thursday April 4, the Collingsworth Family will take to the stage. The family performs gospel music. The concert will be free of charge.

"The sponsor for that event is the Zanesville Bible Methodist Church and that's how they wanted to present the show to make it open so that families can come and an opportunity to experience the Collingsworth Family,...

March 31, 2013 - 3:16pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

All of the seats at Secrest Auditorium were packed with over a thousand people joining in the celebration on Sunday. Head Pastor of The Anchor Church, Aaron Bounds, says he believes celebrating Easter is not only important, but imperative.

"Easter is exciting because obviously it's in the spring every year. And the reason it's in the spring is because Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Christ. He died on Friday and three days later he resurrected and so Easter...

March 24, 2013 - 7:44pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The "Are We There Yet?" performance was a variety show of past performances by the Zaney Follies, where they travel through time to get back to the first show.

 "We've got brand new people this year and then there's people that have been doing it for quite a few years. One thing during the auditions in January, because we've been putting this together since January, they all have been touched by hospice in some form, that's why they're here today," said Rebecca...

March 3, 2013 - 7:35pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

The Zanesville Concert Association hosted the "Temptation of the Muses" at the Secrest Auditorium earlier today. The event was two years in the making and featured contemporary dance and classical music performances. The Zanesville Concert Association is a non-profit organization that has been bringing "world class" performances to Zanesville for 74 years.

"Temptation of the Muses is about is really two events in the same concert. Normally with the dance group...

March 1, 2013 - 4:40pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

New Hope Church will be expecting over 1000 people at their 6th annual "Restoration" service at Secrest Auditorium Friday and Saturday. The event is targeted towards middle school, high school, and college students. There will be six bands performing, vendors, concessions, and inspirational speakers discussing important issues.

"All the different things that teens kind of struggle with whether it's direction, whether it's the suicides that we've had in our community,...

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