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David Cassidy & Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone
Sat. May 3, 2014
8 p.m.

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DAVID CASSIDY | HERMAN’S HERMITS starring PETER NOONE
Saturday, May 3, 2014 – 8:00 p.m.
You never forget your first love – or your first “Teen Idol!” Return to the musical magic of the ‘60s with the heart-melting star of “The Partridge Family” (“I Think I Love You,” “How Can I Be Sure,” “Cherish,” ”Get Happy”) and the legendary British band whose hits rocked American pop charts (“A Kind of Hush,” “Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown,” “Henry the 8th”). Join us at The Grand, just for the fun of it!

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 8pm



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THE WAY IT WAS  – STARRING VICTOR LANG
Saturday, June 7, 2014  4pm
While you won’t need a map to enjoy the fun and sun of Galveston, our Island’s favorite conversationalist brings you another delightful evening of Island facts, fictions, and fantasies that will inspire you to daydream and  explore!  Victor Lang uncovers – with all proper respect and the right amount of humor – the treasured memories of generations that have shaped beach and bay culture and conversations. Whether you’re a native Galvestonian (BOI), an Islander by choice (IBC) or a visitor, join us for the fun!

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Saturday, June 7, 2014 4pm

 

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
Saturday, June 28, 2014  8pm
For 75 years,  this beloved vocal quintet has inspired audiences worldwide with heartfelt, joyful singing. Honored by the Grammys, the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and the National Endowment for the Arts, their concerts and recordings celebrate the exuberant power of gospel music.  A performance by The Blind Boys is “part living history, part concert, all uplifting experience The Washington Post

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Saturday, June 28, 2014  8pm


THE TEXAS TENORS – Let Freedom Sing!
Sunday, July 6, 2014  4pm
The perfect complement to your 4th of July festivities! Texas Tenors Marcus, JC, and John return to The Grand  for an afternoon of country humor,  cowboy charm, and vocal fireworks – including your favorite patriotic songs.  These “America’s Got Talent” stars continue to wow sold-out audiences with a smooth blend of country, classical, gospel, and Broadway tunes. Don’t miss their red, white, and blue performance in Galveston!

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Sunday, July 6, 2014  4pm


HOUSTON CHILDREN’S CHORUS – Kids at The Grand Ole Opry
Sunday, July 20, 2014  4pm
This one’s a sure-fire hit! One-hundred youngsters from HCC culminate their annual week-long Galveston residency  and workshop for kids, grades 3 – 6, with a “moving” onstage song fest celebrating everyone’s favorite country hits! Whatever your age, their rousing performance of “Grandma’s Featherbed,” “Rocky Top Tennessee,” “Wabash Cannonball,” “Ring O’ Fire,” “I Will Always Love You,” and  other memorable selections will raise the roof and have you dancing in the aisles!

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Sunday, July 20, 2014  4pm


IS THERE LIFE AFTER LUBBOCK? – STARRING JASTON WILLIAMS, JOE ELY & KIMMIE RHODES
Saturday, July 26, 2014   8pm
Join host Jaston Williams of Greater Tuna fame and legendary Texas musicians Joe Ely and Kimmie Rhodes for an evening of music, storytelling, poetry, and lots of laughter, inspired by their memories of growing up in and around Lubbock, Texas. Hear about everything from the cocktail mixing airplane pilot to the ocelot in the bedroom! Wear your house-shoes, kick back, and try to help answer the question, “Why Lubbock?”

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Saturday, July 26, 2014  8pm


VICKI LAWRENCE & MAMA:  A TWO WOMAN SHOW
Saturday, August 9, 2014  8pm 
Prepare yourself for an entertainment “3-for-all,” when the other red-head on ”The Carol Burnett Show” steps into the spotlight at The Grand.  First, Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence lights up the theatre as herself, performing a mixture of music and conversation.  Then, she takes the stage as “Mama” – the head of one of TV’s most memorably dysfunctional families, complete with sensible shoes and those sharp-toughed opinions. Plus, you’ll enjoy side-splitting “out takes” from “Carol Burnett” and “Mama’s Family.”

(Caution: may not be suitable for all audiences)

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Saturday, August 9, 2014  8pm


DR. JOHN & THE NITE TRIPPERS & AARON NEVILLE
A “Legendary” Summer Season Finale at The Grand! 
Saturday, August 23, 2014  8pm
Two true icons of American culture deliver one night of high-flying entertainment! From Dr. John’s “voodoo”  boogie and blues to Aaron Neville’s melodious soul and doo-woop, these native sons radiate with the community pride and musical panache of their native New Orleans home. Performing separately, with their incredible backup bands, Dr. John and Aaron will have the “Big Easy” running  through your veins.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014  8pm