Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

September 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
48 weeks 1 day ago

Christmas may be 13 weeks away, but it's never too early to start preparing.

Secrest Auditorium is gearing up for it's annual Christmas show. "Once Upon a Christmas III" is back on December 12, with two live shows. Auditions begin next week. Producer, Shelly Burley, said they're looking for all facets of talent.

"Our auditions are actually coming up this Monday, on the 28th and 29th, here at Secrest from 6 to 8 p.m.," Burley said. "We are excited because...

September 8, 2015 - 5:27pm
50 weeks 3 days ago

A country music icon is coming to Zanesville this October.

The multi-talented, Merle Haggard, will bring his legendary sound to Secrest Auditorium on October 18, with hits like "Okie from Muskogee" and "The Fightin' Side of Me." The Country Music Hall of Famer has 40 number one hits, and his inventive country music twang has inspired artists all over the world.

"Merle Haggard is such a huge name in the country music industry, he's been around for decades...

August 24, 2015 - 5:37pm
1 year 4 days ago

One of the most legendary rock bands in the world is coming to Zanesville this October.

The Beach Boys will rock Secrest Auditorium on October 20, with hits like Kokomo, Good Vibrations, and California Girls. As one of the most critically acclaimed groups of all time, the Beach Boys have sold more than 100-million records worldwide and influenced artists of all genres.

"We're really excited to have such an iconic rock band once again coming to Zanesville, I mean there's not...

August 11, 2015 - 5:03pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

A taste of Las Vegas is coming to Zanesville this October.

The largest magical touring show in the world, Masters of Illusion, will be performing at Secrest Auditorium on October 21. Based on the CW's hit television show, the live event will feature grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, and much more. Operations Manager at Dusty Guitar Promotions, Sarah Haren, said the show offers something for everyone.

"They're going to do all kinds of just great...

June 15, 2015 - 1:57pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Well known Christian singer and songwriter Matthew West will be giving a performance this coming July.

The concert will be held on July 10th at Secrest Auditorium and doors will open at 6:30PM. Co-owner of Dusty Guitar Promotions, Ryan Dodson said local churches can compete in a Battle of the Bands to open for the artist. Dodson explained more about how it works.

"They're going to...

June 4, 2015 - 9:14am
1 year 12 weeks ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert band is ready to sound the horn on its summer concert series. 

The band will play its first performance of the season Sunday at Zane's Landing Park. The band's artistic director, Jeff Roquemore, said a live, in the park performance, shines light on an aging form of entertainment. 

"We just think it's almost a maybe forgotten tradition," Roquemore said. "Bands were always in communities. There wasn't TV and all the media...

April 19, 2015 - 4:11pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Every other year, the Thursday Music Club hosts a celebration concert. 

It started a few years ago when the club and Secrest Auditorium wanted to showcase musical talent in Zanesville. This concert occurred this weekend. 

"We've kind of taken on this theme of Bach to Broadway, so that encompasses a wide area of different musical styles," concert co-chair, Larry Ledford said. "We're trying to feature some of our junior musicians who have been taught by...

March 26, 2015 - 6:05pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

The Executive Director of the Muskingum County Center for Seniors in Muskingum County sets a tentative reopen date for the center.

After weeks of repairs, Ann Combs said if mother nature cooperates, construction could be finished by the first couple of weeks of April. Although activities cannot take place in the center until early April, Combs said the kitchen is up and running.

"The roof over our kitchen has been repaired, and we've been able to open our kitchen in order to...

March 23, 2015 - 10:09pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

There is good news to report for the Muskingum County Senior Center from Zanesville City Council.

An ordinance that allowed the Senior Center to temporarily move into the lower level of Secrest Auditorium at no cost was placed on the agenda as emergency. Councilman David Tarbert explains.

"In the beginning of their levee campaign which is coming up on May 5th, had the issue with the roof and the facilities that their former home. It was important to the Mayor who co-...

March 23, 2015 - 7:14am
1 year 22 weeks ago

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Free Throw Tournament

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Students at Starlight Schools competed in a free throw tournament over the weekend. The event, hosted by the Knights of Columbus, gave the students the opportunity to have fun and get some exercise - all while taking part in some friendly competition.

Final Concert for Zanesville Concert Association's 76th Season


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