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Sing a Song for Us - Billy Joel Tribute (Jim Witter)
Monday, September 30, 2024

 Jim Witter is a superb showman, great musician and an excellent creator of appealing shows. He has led strong tours of Piano Men (Billy Joel & Elton John), I Write The Songs (Barry Manilow), Crocodile Rockin’ (Elton John) and Brothers (beloved musical duos) for Allied, all of which delighted the audiences.

Based outside of Toronto, Jim and his fine sidemen will present the famous highlights of Billy Joel’s career along with some lesser-known gems. His band of 4 sidemen will lend color, rhythm, vocals and fun to the show. And Jim’s trademark videos will offer plenty of interest and laughter to the show.

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Rhapsody and the Blues - Big Band
Saturday, October 19, 2024

Canadian trumpeter Jens Lindemann commissioned a new arrangement of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, which will mark it centenary on 2/24/2024.

This arrangement is for big band, so it swings with a quicker beat. A special guest pianist will be there to perform Rhapsody. This show has been played a few times around the world, and is ramping up to celebrate this 100 year anniversary in fabulous style.

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Jared Freeburg & the Vagabonds
Wednesday, November 6, 2024

Prepare to enter a time capsule to the golden era of American music featuring an electric lineup of your favorite Rock & Roll, Blues, Country and Jazz hits from the 1950’s.

Piano maestro Jared Freiburg and his Vagabonds will be serving a healthy helping of memorable tunes by artists spanning anywhere from Elvis to Frank Sinatra.

Jared was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, and began playing piano at the age of five.

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Jason Coleman - Floyd Cramer Tribute
Wednesday, November 20, 2024

Pianist Jason ‘Floyd’ Coleman brings new life to the music made famous by his grandfather, Floyd Cramer, in a piano concert of country and pop classics.

From humble beginnings on the Louisiana Hayride, to a Hall of Fame recording career in Nashville, to the iconic “Last Date” and signature ‘slip-note’ piano style, Jason plays his way through the musical history of his grandfather to tell the Floyd Cramer story in a way no one else can.

Jason incorporates multimedia to share his own personal stories, photos, and films of growing up with his “Grandad,” culminating in a series of video duets between Jason and Floyd that bridge the generations and will take your breath away!

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Letters from Home
Monday, February 24, 2025

Letters from Home is a USO style show, honoring artists like Frank Sinatra, the Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, the Nicholas Brothers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and many others.

High-energy singing and tap dancing by founder Erinn Dearth and Dan Beckmann, will leave you feeling great about being human.

Though no two performances are the same, each show will be funny, historical, and inspirational.

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Sail On - Beach Boys Tribute
Sunday, March 23, 2025

Sail On plays the music of ”America’s Band”, The Beach Boys. Performing all of the group’s classic hits, plus some treasures from The Beach Boys’ brilliant extended catalog, Sail On faithfully recreates the timeless songs of surfing, cruising, dancing, and dreaming for all ages, and anybody that wants to have Fun, Fun, Fun.

Based in Nashville, Sail On performs over 100 shows every year enjoying the unique challenge and privilege of bringing one of pop music’s greatest legacies to audiences everywhere.

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Land of Hope and Dreams (Vocal Quartet)
Sunday, April 27, 2025

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound have done 3 excellent tours for Allied: The Inspiration of B’way, The Inspiration of Christmas, and Decades of Love. Each of these tours generated the highest accolades and numerous standing ovations.

Ernie is a veteran of the Gaithers and leads an exceptionally strong quartet of singers accompanied by live pianist, bassist and drummer, with tracks to flesh out the sound.

Ernie knows how to create and present among the highest quality shows you will see—they are polished from beginning to end.

This new show, The Land of Hope and Dreams, will feature a blend of Americana, patriotic and hymnody.

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Season tickets also include admission to events in Clear Lake, Iowa and Osage, Iowa.

Clear Lake Concert Association

Mitchell County Concert Association (Osage IA)