Concerts & Events

Coming to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

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Tickets also available from 24/7 Call Center at 1-877-730-3144 (service fees apply).
The box office opens two hours before the performance on show day.

DC Drifters & Los Rebeldes – Tex-Mex Music

May 25 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
A rare opportunity to see and hear Tex-Mex music right here in southern Minnesota! The ever-popular Denny and the DC Drifters will be teaming up with Los Rebeldes, a Tex-Mex/conjunto group that has been performing for over 40 years. A showcase of trumpet and accordion melodies will lead a variety of Mexican and Texican style songs from famous artists, like Vicente Fernandez, Freddy Fender, Willie Nelson and more. Join them for a fun-filled night of music that is sure to make you dance in your seat!

Boss Grant – Johnny Cash Revue

June 1 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
The Man in Black is back! Back by popular request, Boss Grant is one of the best at performing Johnny Cash. Grant has been in the music world since 1971, singing and playing his guitars and traveling across the country. His portrayal of Johnny Cash as he sings and plays guitar is a testimony of his singing talent. He truly honors Johnny’s memories as he sings and plays all of the songs the Man in Black is so well known for. Grant puts his heart and soul into the Johnny Cash Revue tribute band, making it an experience you will not soon forget. Relive all of those great Johnny Cash songs, an era that will never be forgotten!

Sundae + Mr. Goessl

June 3 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
This husband-and-wife duo puts on a vintage inspired show that blends blues, swing, country and latin sounds. Performing hits from the roaring 20s to modern classics and originals, Sundae + Mr. Goessl utilize technique, technology and unique instrumentation to give this little band it’s big band sound. Mr. Goessl’s mesmorizing finger-style guitar dazzles and inspires while Sundae’s sultry vocal interpretations drip with charm and nostalgia.


The Story Show

July 25 – 7 p.m. ($15 Adults/$5 Student)

The Story Show is an independent fundraising event for local charities which brings storytellers to the stage for an evening of comedy and drama. The show features community members who’ve written stories centering on a theme and they will read them aloud to you, the live audience. 
This Story Show’s theme is “Light My Fire,” and all proceeds will go to the Orrie Jirele Scholarship Fund. Orrie was a longtime educator at Albert Lea High School. He was a passionate guy known to light a fire under those he taught, coached and counseled to find and pursue their own passions as well.

Hard Day’s Night – Beatles Tribute

July 26 – 7:30 p.m. ($20)

Started in 2006, A Hard Day’s Night has quickly become the most exciting Beatles tribute band in the Midwest. They play authentic instruments, wear authentic costumes, and sound just like the records. Featuring Jeff Boxell as John, Joe Covert as Paul, Aron Helm as George and Kevin Fransen as Ringo, you will sing along with all of your favorite songs as A Hard Day’s Night takes you back to the amazing 1960s with the greatest band there ever was, The Beatles!

The Everly Brothers Experience featuring The Zmed Brothers

Aug. 13 – 7:30 p.m. ($25)

Since 2016, brothers Zachary and Dylan Zmed, along with their partner and drummer Burleigh Drummond, have celebrated the pivotal music and history of The Everly Brothers legacy with enthusiastic crowds all across the U.S. and overseas in prestigious venues. They say, “ The music of the 50s and 60s are nostalgic for us, our parents raised us all on it, and we feel that the Everly’s contribution is greatly overlooked, especially by younger generations. Our aim is not to impersonate but to do our best in honoring the aesthetics of their iconic sound and in honoring the important role they played in pioneering the rock n’ roll movement, all while having a little fun sharing our own personal story.” And they do just that. The Zmed Brothers continuously strive to pay homage to their personal roots by always infusing an instinctual blend of entertainment (a la Smothers Brothers) and contextual education in their performance.

Bobby Flores – “Tru-Country”

with Stephanie Erdman and her Legends Band

Aug. 22 – 7:30 p.m. ($20)

This show features country music star and 2003 Grammy Award winner Bobby Flores along with your local favorite Stephanie Erdman and her Legends Band! Flores is a fabulous fiddle player, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, producer and composer who has played with many national stars, including the late, great Ray Price. Flores carries a six-piece band that features “Trio Fiddles” and professional studio musicians that are known as the best in their fields. He, along with the Yellow Rose Band, brings you the best of traditional country and western swing music. Flores has shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, Red Steagall and Doug Sahm … just to name a few. Flores has performed on Austin City Limits, The Grand Ole Opry, TNN Prime, The Kennedy Center and numerous Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnics. He also is regularly featured on RFD-TV’s Tru-Country and Midwest Country Music Show. Flores has been featured on over 500 albums, CDs and singles, including performances on major labels. He has composed music for TV and radio commercials airing throughout the U.S., Europe and Australia. If you crave true classic country music, this is a show you will love!

*All shows are subject to booking changes, please double check Wiztix for individual show pricing.