live music

‘The Hills Are Alive’ slated for April 23

Apr 19, 2017
Morehead State University

Morehead State University Opera will present “The Hills Are Alive,” an evening of scenes from music, theater, operetta, and opera on Sunday, April 23, at 8 p.m. in Duncan Recital Hall of the Baird Music Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

The theme for the evening is Austria, music from and about Austria. It will include scenes from “The Sound of Music,” “The Marriage of Figar,” “Don Giovanni,” “Die Tote Stadt,” “Die Fledermaus,” and “The Merry Widow.”

NewTown Brings Eclectic Sound to the MAC

Apr 12, 2017
Mountain Arts Center

Fronted by award-winning vocalist/fiddler Kati Penn-Williams and her singer/banjo-picker husband, Jr. Williams, NewTown is one of the most exciting acts in contemporary Bluegrass. They will be making their first ever appearance in Prestonsburg on April 21 in the Willard & Lucy Kinzer Theater at the Mountain Arts Center (MAC).

United States Air Force Band to Perform in Morehead

Mar 15, 2017
Morehead State University

The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band represents the professionalism and excellence found every day throughout the Air Force. This diverse, 45-piece ensemble’s repertoire ranges from symphonic band masterworks, to traditional marches, to modern compositions, to pops and jazz.

During a concert, you are likely to hear stirring works from contemporary composers as well as the familiar sounds of John Philip Sousa or Major Glenn Miller. The band also features talented vocal soloists, performing a wide variety of popular, classical, and patriotic selections.