Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

November 4, 2012 - 7:04pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Sounds of fiddles and bagpipes filled Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville Sunday afternoon.

The Zanesville Concert Association presented "Road to the Isles", which featured music from Ireland and Scotland. Irish step-dancing and Scottish and Highland dancing were just some of the performances the audience enjoyed.

"Seventy-four years Zanesville has been hosting world musicians." said Zanesville Concert Association's Jim McLaughlin. "They come to Zanesville,...

October 27, 2012 - 5:49pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

An annual holiday craft bazaar was held at Secrest Auditorium to benefit the Zanesville City Schools Dance Team.

Over eighty vendors brought crafts and materials in to sell. The money raised goes to help the operation of the Zanesville Devilettes program. Uniforms and props are just some of the items the money will help purchase.

"It's great because as an activity at Zanesville high school we are self-supportive in that way, and this is a real great fundraiser for us because...

August 10, 2012 - 11:24am
1 year 50 weeks ago

The Marshall Tucker Band will still perform at Secrest Auditorium despite the loss of one its members.

Stuart Swanlund died at the age of 54, of natural causes. Funeral services will be held for him Saturday in South Carolina. The band plans to continue on and will only miss one show.

"The long time guitarist that had been with the band since 1985 I believe passed away this past Saturday and he wasn't currently touring with the band. They are going to perform their show here...

July 25, 2012 - 5:18pm
2 years 6 days ago

Secrest Auditorium and TicketCrush Concerts announced two new big name artists that will be giving performances in the Y-Bridge City this fall.

Tickets go on sale Monday for the Blues Traveler concert on September 25th.

The band is known for their Top 40 singles, "But Anyway," Run Around" and "Hook."

Kyle McPeck of TicketCrush Concerts said this tour is an effort to promote their new album, "Suzie Cracks the Whip."

"They're well...

June 25, 2012 - 4:23pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

One lucky person will have the opportunity to win free gas just for donating blood.

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Wednesday at Secrest Auditorium.

Anyone who donates blood will have his or her name entered into a drawing for a chance to win $1,000 gas card from the Red Cross and Marathon Oil.

Executive Director Marlene Henderson said there's a high demand for blood during the summer trauma season.

"We really want to encourage anyone who wants...

June 18, 2012 - 5:06pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

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.

Tyo says there...

April 13, 2012 - 11:00am
2 years 15 weeks ago

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...

February 28, 2012 - 6:10pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

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...

February 16, 2012 - 5:37pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The WHIZ Media Group is teaming up with Secrest Auditorium and Ticket Crush Concerts to bring a taste of world culture to children in the area.

The world-renown Peking Acrobats come to Secrest on Monday.

As a special promotion, any adult working with an organization that serves youth is eligible to admit six kids free with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Secrest Auditorium Manager Anne Combs said working with local leaders helps bring diversity to the youth of Zanesville...

February 16, 2012 - 12:59pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

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...

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