Here are the upcoming events at the Tivoli Theatre and Memorial Auditorium for August and September.
Kris Kristofferson in Concert
Friday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
His distinguished career has encompassed the authorship of such classic American songs as Me and Bobby McGee, Sunday Morning Coming Down, and Help Me Make It Through the Night; stardom in such feature films as Lonestar, the Blade Trilogy, A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid and A Star is Born; honors including three Grammys and a Golden Globe Award; and years of outspoken political and social activism. This November, he will be feted as a BMI Icon at the organization’s Country Awards. Kristofferson is currently a member of the Songwriter Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame. All seats reserved from $29.50 to $44.50 plus convenience fees. Tickets are on sale now online at ChattanoogaOnStage.com and at the Auditorium box office. Call (423) 642-TIXS or 757-5050.
Paul Belcher Gospel Concert
Saturday, Aug. 11, at 6:30 p.m.
An evening of Southern Gospel music with the Triumphant Quartet, the Collingsworth Family, and the Testimony Quartet. Reserved floor seats are $21, general admission balcony seats are $16. Children 12 and under are free, general admission seats only. The usual convenience fees will apply. Tickets are on sale now online at ChattanoogaOnStage.com and at the Auditorium box office. Call 642-TIXS or 757-5050.
Movie Premiere: Build Me a World
Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Don't miss this new, locally-made feature-length documentary film about historic Howard School, founded in 1865 as one of the earliest African-American public schools in the South. Produced locally by Fancy Rhino and students at Howard School. Free admission.
Black Jacket Symphony performs Hotel California
Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand. The Black Jacket Symphony performs the Eagles' Hotel California in its entirety. This network of top-notch musicians reproduce classic albums in a live environment, spending an enormous amount of time, energy and resources to perform the album in its entirety—note for note—with first-rate lighting and video production. All seats reserved at 5 and $30 plus convenience fees. Tickets are on sale now online at ChattanoogaOnStage.com and at the Auditorium box office. Call 642-TIXS or 757-5050.
Closed Door Entertainment Presents Grease
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 14-15, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m.
Closed Door Entertainment, a non-professional theatre troupe from north Georgia, presents this classic high-energy 1950s nostalgic musical. All seats reserved from $20 to $28.50 plus convenience fees. Tickets are on sale now at the Auditorium box office and online at ChattanoogaOnStage.com. Call 642-TIXS or 757-5050.
CSO Season Premiere: Heroes—Napoleon to Superman
Saturday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m.
This grand Opening Night concert features performances of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony, originally dedicated to French hero Napoleon Bonaparte, and the Metropolis Symphony by American composer Michael Daugherty, whose music is heavily influenced by pop culture—in this case Superman! Season tickets are available now. Single concert ticket sales start August 15. Call the CSO box office at 267-8583.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium
Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 25-26, at 7:30 p.m.
Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash, launching nationally from Chattanooga! Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. All seats reserved from $32.50 to $57.50 plus convenience fees. $20 discount for age 17 and under. Presented by TAPA. Tickets are on sale now at the Auditorium box office, online at ChattanoogaOnStage.com, or call 642-TIXS.