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Autumn Offerings at The Avalon Theatre

October 1 @ 12:00 am - October 30 @ 12:00 am

The Avalon Theatre and Stoltz Listening Room welcome music lovers and concert goers back for an extremely talented fall schedule. With plush seating, brilliant acoustics and sound in both rooms, enjoy the atmosphere inside while the top notch staff continues to bring great music and memories to the Eastern Shore.

Mark Erelli

October 1 • 8 p.m.

Mark Erelli “…echoes Tom Petty and John Prine,” says PopMatters. For over 20 years, Mark has honed his musical craft serving as a sideman for Grammy-winning artists like Paula Cole, Marc Cohn, and Josh Ritter, as well as doing his own material like “By Degrees,” on which he was joined by a host of voices, including Roseanne Cash and Sheryl Crow. Performing as part of a duo in this show, Mark showcases his signature sound with the wisdom that comes with 20 years of songwriting. He is praised for his “jangly guitars, heartfelt vocals and soulful harmony lines” by the Associated Press.

The Black Opry Revue

October 7 • 8 p.m.

The Black Opry Revue is a home for black artists and fans of country, blues, folk, and Americana music. Country music has been made by and loved by black people since its conception. This show invites you to discover, support, and enjoy the black artists that make magic in this space. Featuring singers and songwriters in the round, the Black Opry Revue showcases the diversity in sound and stories that black artists offer to a genre that has often ignored them.

Rock Bottom – KISS Tribute

October 8 • 8 p.m.

The Avalon dance floor will be open for this show. Rock Bottom, the East Coast’s premier KISS tribute show, recreates the ultimate 70s KISS-era experience. Since 2010, they’ve shared the stage with music legends such as Warrant, Quiet Riot, Tone Loc, Queensrÿche, and others. Now, they’re calling it quits, so you won’t want to miss this opportunity to experience this KISS tribute live on stage. Show up early at 7 p.m. and take a fan photo with the band.

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

October 12 • 7 p.m.

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, “the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste magazine), have a musical partnership like no other. Béla Fleck is a 15-time Grammy Award winner who has taken the instrument across multiple genres; Abigail Washburn is a singer-songwriter and clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds. Whether at home, on stage or on record, Béla and Abigail’s deep bond, combined with the way their distinct musical personalities and banjo styles interact, makes theirs a picking partnership unlike any other on the planet.

The Wailers

October 14 • 8 p.m.

Not many bands can claim genuine legend status. The Wailers comfortably claim their place in essential music history. Their music was, and is, culture-defining: rebel hearts with brave souls embodying the spirit of 70s era-defining reggae. The band plays a special set featuring incredible cuts from Bob Marley’s formidable back catalogue along with a string of their greatest, classic hits. When The Wailers come calling, you listen…and you groove, which is why the Avalon dance floor will be open.

Jukebox Saturday Night

October 15 • 7 p.m.

Calling all Glenn Miller fans and Big Band buffs! Jukebox Saturday Night is a music review of the great Big Bands during the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. Celebrating America’s Swing Era the band performs Big Band classics made popular by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Lunceford, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and so many more.

The Hustle Souls

October 20 • 8 p.m.

“…intimate soul…with a Curtis Mayfield-like warmth.” Bluestown Music

Hustle Souls, recently named one of “Music Connections” Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists and Bands, is an Asheville, North Carolina-based soul band that blends dust-covered-vinyl nostalgia with modern sensibility. Driven by a lust for songwriting, the band’s fervid live performance is heightened by undeniable instrumental prowess and three-part vocal harmony. With relentless touring, sold-out shows, and major festival appearances, the band has earned a reputation as one of the East Coast’s most promising acts. Skribe opens the show.

Judy Collins

October 22 • 8 p.m.

Back by popular demand, Judy Collins continues to tour and put out great records. She requests to come to The Avalon on every tour of this size. There are about 40 tickets left for this performance.

Stage Fright

October 26 through 30

A Halloween Immersive Theatre Experience. For decades, the ghost of the Avalon has fascinated theatregoers of all ages. This Halloween, be transported back to 1927 for an immersive experience that reveals a unique glimpse into what could have been. “Stage Fright” is the story of Marguerite, the tragic showgirl and ghost of the Avalon. Follow her descent into madness as the twisted underworld of the theatre swirls around her. Expect the unexpected in this dark and thrilling tale of prohibition, love, grief, and ghosts. Attendees should be prepared for extensive walking and mature themes. Call 410-822-7299 for show times and more information.

Jamie McLean Band

November 12 • Two Shows

Jamie McLean’s fiery guitar has joined the ranks of Derek Trucks, Gregg Allman, Aaron Neville, Dr. John and more on stages from Madison Square Garden to Japan’s Fuji Rock. The live show is where Jamie McLean Band excels and, along with those already mentioned, the band has shared the stage with the likes of Taj Mahal, Trombone Shorty, Los Lobos, Blues Traveler, and many more.

Joy on Fire

November 18 • 8 p.m.

“The sounds of Joy on Fire are energetic and progressive, featuring dark, edgy bass lines reminiscent of rock licks on a spectrum from the Pixies to Black Sabbath combined with the punctuated horn melodies whose addition calls to mind Herbie Hancock jams,” according to The Carolinian. The band has toured the eastern seaboard, from Vermont to New Orleans, and played repeat engagements at venues and festivals such as The Burlington Jazz Fest, The Middle East Café in Boston, Baltimore’s Metro Gallery, and The Asheville Music Hall. “They just blew me away – they are just so fantastic,” said Bob Boilen, of NPR’s “All Songs Considered.”

Arty Hill & The Long Gone Daddys

November 19 • Two Shows

From Baltimore to Central Texas, Arty Hill packs the bars and dance floors with his unique brand of modern Honky Tonk. Vintage Guitar magazine said, he sings with an “everyman quality…reminiscent of Johnny Cash.” Arty Hill’s songs – marrying the soul of classic country with the wry storytelling of Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt – have been recorded by the Grammy-nominated Kenny and Amanda Smith Band, Alt-Country pioneers Jason & the Scorchers, Rockabilly Queen Bee Marti Brom, and Austin’s Texas Sapphires, among others.

For tickets and more information, visit avalonfoundation.org or call at 410-822-7299.


October 1 @ 12:00 am
October 30 @ 12:00 am


Avalon Theatre
40 East Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601 United States
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