Coffee County Alliance announces 2017 arts programs

Published 3:00 am Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Coffee County Arts Alliance has filled its 2016-2017 arts calendar and it promises to be one of the most exciting and versatile ever, said Ginny Canon, CCAA marketing.

Larry Gatlin and The Blackwood Quartet will get the season off to memorable start on Oct. 25 at the Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center.

“This concert will feature Larry Gatlin, who is a Grammy award-winning country music legend and the Grammy award-winning ‘First Family of Gospel Music.’ This will be a concert that no fans of country and gospel music will want to miss,” Canon said.

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The Atlanta Pops Orchestra is the choice for the Coffee County Arts Alliance’s Christmas program

“The Atlanta Pops Orchestra will present, ‘There’s Christmas in the Air’ on November 17 at Elba High School,” Canon said.

“The concert will be a wonderful way to usher in the Christmas season.”

The Pump Boys and Dinettes will be at the EHS Performing Arts Center on January 31.

“They will present a Broadway music that celebrates friendships and the simple things in life – vacations, hard work, fishing and color TV,” Canon said.

On March 9, the arts alliance will present “MJ Live.”

“This will be a tribute to the ‘King of Pop,’ Michael Jackson,” Canon said. “It will also be at the Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center.

The Coffee County Arts Alliance will close out its performance calendar with the Piney Wood Arts Festival, which is a juried arts and crafts show, on March 18 and 19 at Enterprise State Community College.

“We also will bring the Birmingham Children’s Theater to the Enterprise and Coffee County schools in the fall of 2016 and the spring on 2017,” Canon said. “The performances will be educational and cultural enrichment experiences for the students.”

Individual ticket prices are $25 for adults and $20 for students when purchased in advance. Tickets purchased the day of the event are $30 for adults and $23 for students.

Season tickets are available at David’s Westgate Beauty Salon in Enterprise or by calling 334-406-1617.

Tickets are available locally at The Printing Press in Troy.

For more information, call 334-406-2787.

The performances are made possibly in part by the support of the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.