Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts

September

Box Office: Monday – Friday, 12-8 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 12-5 p.m.; Open two hours prior to each performance. Purchase tickets online or by phone. Phone: (201) 684-7844.
All ticket sales are final. No exchanges. No returns .

The-Hillbenders
Sep. 27
07:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Sunday, September 27, Sharp Theater, 7 P.M.

“Ever since I was a young boy, I played the silver ball.” Maybe not your standard bluegrass lyric, but a line known by all the world from the biggest rock opera of all time, The Who’s Tommy. Forty-five years after its original release, this rock classic has now been fully realized as a full-length bluegrass tribute, featuring Springfield, Missouri’s acclaimed group – The Hillbenders.

With a perfect mix of virtuoso musicianship on banjo, dobro, mandolin, bass and guitar and rock star vocals, the Hillbenders bring Pete Townsend’s original vision to life in a new and exciting way.

Conceived and produced by SXSW co-founder and longtime musician/producer Louis Jay Meyers, the show brings a new perspective to Tommy while paying total respect to its creators, who are delighted with the show.

Tickets: $38/35/27; Children under 17: $18

(All ticket sales are final. No exchanges. No returns.)

Box Office (201) 684-7844

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