Starting this weekend, the Brown County Playhouse is staging a series of shows that’ll take listeners back in time.
“The Birth of Rock ‘N’ Roll” stars piano rocker Ross Martinie Eiler of Bloomington and a full band, belting out old favorites from Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, Elvis and others. It opens Friday with encores Sept. 30 and three shows in October.
“Heart and Soul: The Best of Motown, Soul and R ‘n’ B” features Jenn Cristy, who formerly worked with John Mellencamp and was voted Bloomington’s Best Vocalist. IU Campus Superstar Troy Thomas Jr. will also take the stage. The show premieres Saturday and returns Sept. 29 and four dates in October.
“Dylan: The Times Are Still A’Changin'” has a one-night run Sunday. Michael Schulbaum will take the audience on a journey through the tumultuous times of the ‘ 60s and ’70s through the songs and poetry of Bob Dylan.
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Cost: $20.50 with discounts for season ticket holders and groups of 15 or more.