Concerts & Events

Coming to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

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A $3 convenience fee is charged for each ticket purchased online.
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.


Rock & Roll Memories – Darrel Amundson and the DC Drifters

Nov. 3 – 7:30 p.m. ($15)
Join us at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center and an evening with KATE Radio personality Darrel Amundson.  Darrel will be telling stories and singing songs with the DC Drifters. This is a change for you to see and hear Darrel on stage singing many of his favorite rock and roll tunes.

A Hard Day’s Night – Beatles Tribute

Nov. 17 – 7:30 p.m. ($20)
Started in 2006 in the Twin Cities, A Hard Day’s Night is high energy, authentic replication of a Beatles performance considered to be one of the top Beatles tribute shows in the nation. They play authentic instruments, wear authentic costumes and sound just like the records. Sing along with all of your favorite Beatles’ songs as A Hard Day’s Night takes you back to the amazing 60s with the greatest band there ever was, The Beatles!


The Hope of Christmas – Mark Smeby

Nov. 24 – 7 p.m. ($18)
Join us as we celebrate the Hope of Christmas with Nashville-based Christian recording artist Mark Smeby. Along with being an accomplished singer, songwriter, musician and author, Mark also has acted on national television and appeared in a handful of motion pictures. Please bring a friend and your family for this special evening filled with traditional favorites and inspirational new originals as Mark performs for the first time in Albert Lea.


Bluegrass Christmas – Monroe Crossing

Nov. 30 – 7:30 p.m. ($20)
Fill your holiday season with musical merriment as Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, gospel and heartfelt originals. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the United States and Canada. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” and based out of the Twin Cities, they are favorites among bluegrass connoisseurs and non-bluegrass audiences alike. They love introducing newcomers to bluegrass music!


The Looney Lutherans – Christmas Show

Dec. 9 – 3 p.m. ($20)
The Looney Lutherans return to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center for a special holiday show! Please, hold the lutefisk because it’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! The Looney Lutherans are a trio of wacky gals on tour promoting their fictional new cookbook and lifestyle guide. All material is comedic, interactive and family friendly. Using music, comedy, and some help from the audience, these gals share some age-old wisdom for living a long and healthy life, the Lutheran way. But you don’t have to be Lutheran to love ‘em!


Christmas Songs and Stories with John Berry

Dec. 11 – 7:30 p.m. ($35)
Singer-songwriter John Berry visits the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center for the very first time with his crowd-pleasing Christmas concert, “Christmas Songs and Stories with John Berry.” He rose to stardom on the country charts of the 90s with such mega hits as “Your Love Amazes Me,” “Standing on the Edge of Goodbye” and “She’s Taken a Shine.” John has earned multiple Gold and Platinum records, and his annual Christmas tours brighten the holidays for thousands as does his electrifying rendition of “O’ Holy Night.” Bring the entire family for the event of the year!


Carrie Boyer – A Merry Carrie Christmas 

Dec. 14 & 15 – 7 p.m. ($15)
The wonderful voice of Albert Lea’s Carrie Boyer will be on stage singing all your favorite Christmas songs. Truly a voice of an angel, Carrie will sing you into the spirit of Christmas with her fantastic vocal performance for two nights at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center!



Sinatra and Company – That Holiday Feeling!

Dec. 21 – 7 p.m. ($25)
A celebration of Christmas, Sinatra style! The show features Tim Patrick and and his 10-piece Blue Eyes Band, along with the Girl Singers of the Hit Parade, Colleen Raye and Debbie O’Keefe. This show will get you in the holiday spirit with all of your favorite Christmas songs!




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