This weekend is big on music, as American Idol winner, Scott McCreery, performs at Mystic Lake, '70s rock band America hits the stage at Grand Casino Hinckley, The Oak Ridge Boys bring their country gospel to Grand Casino Mille Lacs, and Riverdance celebrates 20 years with a show at the State Theatre. Read more in The Weekender!
Country music singer Scotty McCreery hits the stage Friday at the Mystic Lake showroom. McCreery rose to fame in 2011 when he won season 10 of American Idol. He followed up with his debut studio album, Clear As Day, which reached certified platinum status. The 22-year-old singer says his style is influenced by legends like Merle Haggard and Elvis Presley. Tickets for this one-night only show start at $39.
St. Patrick's Day may have been last week, but you can still enjoy a showcase of traditional Irish music and dance with Riverdance at the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. Riverdance brings their sound and dance spectacular to Minnesota as part of their world tour celebrating their 20th anniversary. Tickets for the world renowned show start at just under $43.
Legendary '70's rock band, America, performs Friday at Grand Casino Hinckley. With hits like "Ventura Highway" and "Horse With No Name", America gained a foothold in rock's greatest era with their brand of light acoustic folk sound and close vocal harmonies. Tickets start at $25 for this one-night only show and are selling fast.
The country gospel vocal quartet, The Oak Ridge Boys, hits the stage this weekend at Grand Casino Mille Lacs. For over 40 years, this group has preformed together recording hit songs like "American Made," "Bobbie Sue," and "Elvira," garnering several Grammy and CMA awards in the process. Tickets for this show start at $30.
The classic American drama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, wraps up its three-week run at Pioneer Place in downtown St. Cloud. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play penned by Tennessee Williams explores the rocky relationship between a married couple as they visit the husband's wealthy, dying father. The play was adapted into a classic 1958 film starring Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor.
Tickets for this gripping drama start at $22, $19 for seniors and students.